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Hi I'm Chase

I am an athlete. A fisherman. A college student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student, and I have recently returned from serving a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I served in the Anaheim California Mission, and I was blessed to learn the Samoan language. I have enjoyed my years of sports and athletics. I have played High School football, as well as High school soccer. I love cycling and I have even raced competitively in cycling road races. I love to fish with my brother and spend time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have seen the happiness the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints provides for me and the happiness that comes from drawing nearer to Jesus Christ. Christ is our greatest example of how to live our lives, and each day the church helps teach me the way to live as He did. I have learned to love my family, and I know that through the gospel I will be able to share this love with them for all eternity. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and has been given to us as another testament of Jesus Christ. Christ loves us and we are His children and through His example we can return to Him someday and be able to live truly joyous lives . Ou te molimau atu e moni lenei ekalesia. O lenei talalelei ua maua ai e lo'u aiga ni faamanuiaga e sili atu e le'i mafaufauina. Ou te iloa o soifua Iesu Keriso ma o ia o le ulu o lenei ekalesia. Sa sau o ia i le lalolagi e sufa mo a'u agasala. E mafai ona tatou sa'oloto mai i agasala e ala i le Togiola a Iesu Keriso. Ou te iloa e mafai ona fa'avavau aiga. O se vaega taua ia te a'u ma lo'u olaga o le iai lea o se aiga. E moni ma faamaoni le Tusi a Mamona. Ma ou te iloa sa tusia a perofeta sa vala'auina i le Atua. Tatou te maua le filemu ma le ta'ita'iga i lenei olaga e ala i le Tusi a Mamona. Sa faitau la'u Tama le Tusi a Mamona. Na ia iloa le moni o lena tusi e ala i le mana o le Agaga Pa'ia ma liliu mai i le ekalesia. O loo soifua le Atua ma sa fa'aali i le perofeta o Iosefa Samita. E moni lenei talalelei.

How I live my faith

While at college I have served in our local congregation as a teacher, teaching lessons on Sunday's to the members of my ward, and as a secretary to our local clergy. I enjoyed the opportunity that I have to continue to learn more about the church, as well as the opportunity I had to practice my ability to teach others about the gospel. In my everyday life I live my faith by striving to do my best to love others, and to help others realize the great happiness that comes from drawing closer to our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Baptism is how we show our Savior Jesus Christ that we are willing to follow Him. Christ invites us all to "Come Follow Him". When we follow Christ and we are baptized, it is important we are baptized by the proper authority. When Christ was on the earth He had the power to act in Gods name. Before Christ was crucified he gave that power and authority to His apostles. In Mathew 16:19 Christ says to Peter, "I give unto you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven." These keys or priesthood power was lost from the earth when the apostles were killed. Through the Restoration of the Gospel, the apostles Peter, James and John appeared to the Prophet Joseph Smith and restored those same keys of the kingdom to Joseph Smith. This Preisthood authority allows us to be baptized by someone holding the power and authority of Jesus Christ. Through this and other ordinances we can recieve true joy and happiness and return to live with our Savior and Heavenly Father after this life. Show more Show less