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Hi I'm Elder Tyler Wahlin

Chillin in the California Oakland/ San Francisco mission. I LOVE snowboarding....... and my mom:)

About Me

Currently serving with my "latino family" here in the California Oakland/San Francisco Mission speaking SPANISH! Before the mission I was always snowboarding, wakeboarding, playing the drums, playing volleyball, riding ATV's, and playing FIFA. I just turned 20 and I'm half way through my mission and I LOVE it. It's been the hardest and Best decision of my life. I miss my family and my friends but I know I'm doing what god wants me to be doing right now! Plus most of my friends are on their missions anyways! I have an awesome Dad, amazing Mom, a 16 year old brother who is taller than me..... a 14 year old brother, and a 9 year old sister. Oh, and of course my dog Toby!

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon since I turned 8 years old. Up until I was 18 years old, I was a Mormon because my family and lots of my friends were, and that was just how I was raised. I was missing something very crucial though, a testimony. I thought the church was true because I knew my parents thought it was true. Then I left my family and came to the San Francisco Bay area. Here I have come to have a testimony, and that this church is true. I read the Book Of Mormon (the reason they call our church "Mormons") and I was filled with a feeling I cannot describe. I knew the Book was true, which meant everything else in the church is true, because I realized that it is either ALL true, or NONE of it is. I KNOW and believe it is true, because I feel the exact same way every time I read from the Book Of Mormon. It is my favorite book. I know that all of the blessings I have received in my life have been because of it, and because my parents have testimonies like mine. If you want one, read the Book Of Mormon:)

How I live my faith

I wake up every day, pray, read the word of god, and then find and teach it to people in Spanish!:)

Who was Joseph Smith?

Elder Tyler Wahlin
Joseph Smith is the first prophet in our dispensation after the death of Jesus Christ and his earthly ministry. At Age 14 he saw God the Father, and Jesus Christ in a vision. Throughout his life he established the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints and through the Power of God he translated from ancient Egyptian languages into English, The book Of Mormon. Show more Show less