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Hi I'm Austin Jerold Turner

I live in Kaysville Utah I love soccer, marching band, and having over all lots of fun and laughs. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I am currently 20 years old and am serving in the Minnesota Minneapolis Mission. I have brown hair and blue eyes, and I am 6' 3". I graduated from Davis High School. I played competitive soccer since I was five years old although I don't play as much now it is still a big part of my life. I played the trumpet for six years and did marching band for three years. I love to run, I did Track for four years running sprints. I love anything outdoors but I can play video and bored games as well. I plan on being a psychologist to help people the best I can. I have often been called a goofball and silly but I just like to go through life with a smile and have as much fun as I possibly can. My motto is to laugh always and smile at least once a day. I have always thought of myself as a over all happy guy and my main goal in life is simple to make others as happy as me.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church but I wasn't always the best member. Around when I was thirteen I stopped caring about the church, I stopped praying and I stopped reading the book of Mormon. I felt like none of it mattered and that God didn't care. Soon I became very angry and soon found myself being very rude to everyone around me. After getting into a lot of trouble with my friends I realized that maybe what I was doing wasn't the best thing for my life. I remember one day I thought I would pray for love. I asked my heavenly father to help me feel love in my life and that I really mattered. The next day I just felt so happy I couldn't explain it. I went to school and everyone seemed so happy to see me and I could tell something was different. From that day on I really tried to stay apart of the church. The church gives me joy all of the time. The reason why is because of all the knowledge that I have from being a member. I know exactly who I am, I know what Christ has done for me and what I need to do to to live with God again. The knowledge of having a family forever is something that brings me so much hope and happiness. I can see how the gospel has blessed my life and I will never fall away again.

How I live my faith

I have been a home teacher helping the members of ward. I have been trying to be friendly to everyone I see and help them feel loved. I'm currently serving a mission so I can bring people to Christ that they might feel what I feel everyday. I want to show everyone how happy they can be if they don't accept the gosple well I hope I can at least make them feel like they matter and feel loved. I go about everyday trying to up hold my faith so people don't ever doubt what I stand for or who I am. At any chance I get I try to share what I know to people I know it has blessed my life so why not bless the lives of everyone I see. I also take the time to get to know my Heavenly Father better each day by reading the scriptures, praying and attending church each week. As I do this I have a better understanding of what God has done for us and can hopefully share and show that to others.

What is faith?

Austin Jerold Turner
Faith for me is having hope that something will happen. You won't always be able to see it but you know without a doubt that it will come to pass. Not only just hoping but acting on what you believe and hope for. If I have faith that I can help people I need to go out and actually try to help people. To test your faith and see if you really do believe you must act, trust in God, and have hope. Faith can start out simple then progress until you have a perfect knowledge in the principle and trust in God completely. Having faith is what drives me each and everyday to know I will receive certain blessings in my life. Show more Show less