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Hi I'm Matt Dalton

I'm currently serving a mission. I love basketball. I'm 6'8. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently serving in my third mission. I served in the Missouri Independence Mission for 12 months, waiting for my visa, and then I served in Brazil for 6 months before I got sick with parasites. I returned home and decided that I wanted to do everything I could to get back out, and so I followed all of the doctors orders and I got cleared to come back out. I am now serving in the California Sacramento Mission and I am loving it. Nothing is better than serving the Lord. I am so grateful for Him and for His love.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I wholeheartedly believe that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only church that contains the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ upon the earth today. I love being a Mormon. It brings me so much happiness. I have days where I struggle, but I know that my Heavenly Father is always there for me. God loves each and every one of us. I know that my Savior and Redeemer, Jesus Christ, atoned for our sins because he loves each of us so much. I cannot imagine where I would be without his example. I am so grateful for the guidance and direction the church gives me. I know that President Monson has been called of God to be the prophet on the earth today. He is such a great example to me. I try so hard to live by his and Jesus' teachings. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. I know that if we read it and sincerely pray about it's truthfulness, God will answer our prayer. I know that families can be together forever. I gained a greater testimony of this when my grandpa passed away two years ago. I was so sad because I wouldn't be able to spend time with him anymore in this life. But I thought about how he was not in pain anymore, and how I would see him in the next life and that I would get to spend eternity with him. That thought brought me a lot of peace and happiness. I know that God lives, and Jesus Christ, His Son, is our Savior and Redeemer. Put God first in your life, and you will never finish second. God is great!

How I live my faith

I am living my faith by sharing it with others in different parts of the world. I try my best to love those around me. I look for opportunities to serve and I love being a friend to those in need. I just strive to be the best disciple of Christ that I can be.