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Hi I'm Thatcher

I was born in Utah but raised in Alabama. I'm a student at Brigham Young University. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a student in college. I have played sports throughout my life such as baseball, wrestling, tennis and football. I really enjoy watching University of Alabama football and spending time with my family at home.

Why I am a Mormon

I continue being a "Mormon" and striving to live better the gospel of Jesus Christ because I know He lives and loves us. I know everything He does or has done for us is because He wants us to be happy and return to live with Him. As I have gone doing what I know to be right and living a life consistent with the principles taught through His gospel, I have received a happiness and contentment in life that are greater than any other feeling of emotion or sense of self fulfillment and satisfaction. Thanks to the gospel I can better understand why I'm here on earth, where I came from, and what my possibilities are for the future. I feel a sense of purpose in life and am grateful to always know what I'm working towards and who is watching over me.

How I live my faith

I served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for 2 years in the Dominican Republic. I have served in my local congregations as a sunday school teacher and a leader of young men youth groups. I strive to keep all the commandments because I love the Lord and have made covenants saying I will do so. I also invite others to do the same because living the gospel of Jesus Christ has brought me the greatest blessings in my life and I want others to enjoy and see the blessings that come from it too. Part of living the gospel is helping others to do so as well.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

No.. In fact, no mormon is required to do anything in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Everything that takes place in the church is by voluntary choice. We believe firmly in the divine gift of free agency and that God never forces anyone to do anything. Therefore, neither do we. Show more Show less