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Hi I'm Parker Goodwin

I grew up in Pleasant Grove, Utah. I love riding and racing bicycles. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live in Utah and ride mountain bikes, enjoy being with my family and love spending time outdoors in the mountains of Utah. I love the summertime when mountain biking rolls around, you can always find me somewhere in the mountains on my bike. I have lived in Utah my whole life and go to school there as well. I speak English, Spanish and Russian. I am currently in Ростов-на-Дону, Россия (Rostov-na-Donu, Russia) on a church service mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the peace the Gospel brings into my life in such turbulent times and in such a crazy world. I love the fellowship I feel when I am with other people of my faith. The example of Jesus Christ in my life is key to being a Mormon. Jesus Christ was so selfless and always reached out to others as he never reached inward for himself. Jesus Christ atoned for the sins of the world and our sins as well for anyone who has, is, or will live on this Earth. We just have to reach out and accept him as our Savior and Redeemer of the world. With him in your life you are able to feel peace in an ever troubled world through the restored gospel and the teachings of Jesus Christ in the Bible and the Book of Mormon, both of which we believe to be the word of God through prophets He has called on this earth. Reading the Book of Mormon and it's truthfulness brings me much needed peace through prayer. The power of prayer is real and Heavenly Father will hear you and answer your prayers as long as you have a sincere desire you will receive it. I know this Church to be the true church restored through the Prophet Joseph Smith. I know everything to be true. Pray and you will receive it. Get a Book of Mormon, read it. Find the Missionaries and they can teach you anything you are curious about. Pray about it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by attending services and doing service to others as Jesus did in the scriptures. I believe doing a good thing for your neighbors will help make more of a positive and righteous environment. I attend church regularly and love my faith. I strive to be an example of Christ as he was in the Bible during his ministry. Christ showed selfless love for everyone that he came in contact with, and never judged anyone. I strive to live as Christ did because with the example of Christ in my life I am able to see people through his eyes rather than the world sees them. Christ is the example of what our religion is, we strive to be like him every with repentance and keeping our baptismal covenants and so forth.