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Hi I'm Tyler

I'm from Boise, I'm a twin, I'm an avid soccer player, I'm serving in the Arizona Gilbert Mission and I'm a mormon

About Me

My name is Tyler Hoffman and I'm from Boise, Idaho. I was born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and am now serving in the Gilbert, Arizona Mission. I love this gospel and the blessings that come from living the teachings of Jesus Christ. Sharing it with others has brought me more joy than anything else in my life. Other parts of my life have also helped me apply the teachings of the gospel. Staying in shape and being active is one of my favorite things to do. I've been playing soccer ever since i was a lad and hopefully will continue to play after the mission. When i was fourteen I became an Eagle Scout through the support of my family and friends. Some of my other hobbies include automobile mechanics and going to the gym. I also love to hang out with friends and meet new people.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints because i know that it is the same church that Jesus Christ setup while he was on the earth. The restoration of the gospel came through the humble prayer of a fourteen year old boy named Joseph Smith who wanted to know nothing more than what church he should join. I know that on that day in the Spring of 1820 that he saw God the Father and his Son, Jesus Christ. They answered him and told him that none of them were true and that in due time the fullness of the gospel would be restored and that he would be the mouthpiece of this great and marvelous work. Right then and there he was called to be a prophet of god. Through our heavenly father's divine guidance Joseph Smith was led to and asked to translate the golden plates which is an record of scriptures that came from the ancient inhabitants of the Americas. We now have today a copy of that record which is known as the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. I have read this book and have asked our Heavenly Father in the name of Christ if it has true. I have received a witness that it is true through the Power of the Holy Ghost. The Holy Ghost has led me to where I am today through my feelings. I know that as I serve him as a full time missionary that I am a special witness of Jesus Christ. I am grateful for this opportunity and for everything that he has given me in my life. I love my savior and I say these things in his name, even Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

Before I left on my mission, I got called to serve as a ward missionary. This calling allowed me to become closer with the missionaries in my ward and has given me the opportunity to help teach non-members. Recently i helped convert one of my great friends - Jeff. It was an amazing experience seeing a close friend come unto Christ. For him it was an enduring experience as he waited two years, until he was 18 years old, for the opportunity to be baptized. Being an example of the believers has been of the greatest ways that i have been able to share the gospel and understand what it is all about.