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Hi I'm Elder Vao

I'm half Samoan, half Niuen. Love to meet new people.I am serving in the Australia Melbourne Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Kiwi living in Australia, which, lets face it, isnt really that interesting, but i have lived half of my life in New Zealand, and the other half in Australia...literally. What do i like to do? well besides working ( haha thats a good one right) I like to play sports (e.g Basketball, Rugby, etc.), playing the guitar in my spare time, hanging out with friends, and my all time favourite thing to do is...EAT!!! which is also a weakness. You might find this hard to believe but I also like to skate (as in skateboards) given my big stature.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, which means I have been apart of his church since I was born. My parents are converts to the church and I have been raised in the church. I know some of you may be thinking that, I'm only a member because of my parents, but I am a member because I choose to be, because I believe and know that this is the one true Church and gospel restored to the earth in these latter days. I follow his teachings and his gospel because I believe it to be true with all my heart. I am happier when I am following his teachings, I know and have felt the difference of when his spirit is and isnt there. I have felt his blessings, and his love, through God answering my prayers. I do believe and know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ live. I do believe and know that this is his true church on the earth in this time. I do believe and know that Joseph Smith was a true Prophet of God, and restored his gospel back to earth in this time. I know and sustain Thomas .S. Monson as a true and living Prophet in our days. My Testimony I leave with you, in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

I am a Missionary for my ward,(i.e area in which I live), or Ward Missionary and I what I do is go out with full time missionaries to help share a message with people that want to know, or who would like to know, about Jesus Christ and Heavenly Fathers church. As apart of being a Ward Missionary I also try to help find people who the missionaries can teach, either being family, friends, etc. I am now a full time missionary serving in the Australia Melbourne Mission. And my purpose as a missionary is to invite others to come unto Christ by helping them receive the restored gospel through Faith in Jesus Christ and his Atonement, repentance, baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost and enduring to the end. I live my faith each day as I get up and get out into the world to serve my fellow brother and sisters. By serving my brothers and sisters each day i find happiness and joy. It is also a commandment that is given to serve each other, and as we serve each other we are only in the service of God (Mosiah 2:18). I know that if we each do the same, show our love for our Father in heaven by serving each other we will be blessed. I show my faith each day as I put my trust in the Lord that he will help me through anything that i need help with and i know he can help you if you take the time and listen to what we missionaries have to share. I know this to be true with all my heart.