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Hi I'm Travis

I grew up in Utah. I am a missionary for Christ's church. I love Basketball and Acting. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 20 years old and serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Iowa (hence the awesome picture in a corn field). Before my mission I went to school for a year and hope l can figure out something good to do for a career. I absolutely love basketball and follow it closely. I am an average kid who loves movies and video games as well as playing sports like football and basketball. I also was involved with Drama for 6 years and preformed in a number of plays and short movies.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I want to be. I know that its through the The Gospel of Jesus Christ that I can return to my Father in Heaven. I was not until my late teens that I realized the importance of living the gospel to the fullest. I gained my testimony of The Book of Mormon and of the Restoration of Christs Gospel through prayer and living the Gospel. It was through sincere prayer and action that I got my answer that this is the only true church of God. I am serving a mission because I want to share this wonderful gospel with others, so they can have the same happiness that I have been blessed to have. The more l serve and study the deeper my conversion has become. It is through the simple things that my love for the gospel grows, like prayer, reading the scriptures and attending church.

How I live my faith

I am serving a full time mission for the church in Iowa. I work closely with the members of the church in my area of service. I have devoted my time completely to our Heavenly Father. I help people have more happy and fulfilling lives by helping them come closer to our savior Jesus Christ. I continue my own conversion and that of those people l work with. I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

The key for a Mormon to enter into the temple is to worthy. By worthy meaning they follow the commandments of God like the ten commandments from the Bible and others like the Word of Wisdom. The temple is sacred place and only people who are striving to be worthy can enter. The temple is not secretive is it sacred. We don't talk about details because we hold them sacred. In the temple members preform sacred ordinances that bind families together for eternity so they can share the blessing of family in this life and the next. Members also do ordinances like baptism by proxy for those who have died without the opportunity to receive the gospel of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less