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Hi I'm Halen Strong

I'm a missionary in the great Ohio Columbus Mission! I'm love my family, my friends, and my sports.... and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love playing any sport out there! Basketball and football are my two favorites, but I still love trying new sports or activities. Boating and everything that comes with it, such as wake boarding, surfing, tubing, swimming, and even sunburns, is my favorite hobby. I also love watching T.V. (i'm pretty lazy as well), hanging with my friends, and doing fun activities. I love being active and staying in shape. I just graduated from High School and am now continuing my life. My family and friends is what drives me to do just about everything. I'm laid back and easy going. I try to be the best person that I can be.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love the happiness and joy it brings to my life. People, not of my religion, think all we have is a bunch of rules and are really strict. But that is not the case. This gospel is here for us, so that we can become good people. It helps you build high morals and strong values. So, when people look at you, they just know you look like a good person. I love being a Mormon because I know that there is a plan for me in this life. It guides and directs me to where I need to go and I know that I will never be lost. I have a testimony of this gospel. I know that this is the true and only church. It is led by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I know he died for me, and everyone else, and took upon him all the sins of this world, so that one day I can return to live with him and my Heavenly Father. Without His atonement, I know that we would be lost and could never have a way to return to Him. I am a child of God. And I know that He loves me and knows me. I know the Book of Mormon is the word of God. By reading it, we can gain the knowledge and testimony that will ultimately lead us to our Father in Heaven. We have a living prophet, here on the Earth today. And that through him, the Lord reaches out to us and helps us. I know that the priesthood is the power of God, given to worthy men, to act upon his name. I know that Joseph Smith is the main reason the Gospel is here on the Earth right now. He translated the Book of Mormon and established the church in the latter days. The Gospel is not corrupt. It is beautiful and perfect. By following it, I know that I can be the best person I know I can be. I know that it will bring much joy and happiness in my life.

How I live my faith

I am very active in my community as well as my ward. In my community, I have been on a mow crew, helped with service projects, and have participated in recreation sports. In my ward I have been a leader for my peers on several occasions. I have taught the youth of my ward. I have organized several activities for my peers and myself as part of a group. I have achieved the Eagle Scout rank as well.