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Hi I'm Matthew Kruse

I grew up in Eugene. I love Biking. And I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am an Eagle Scout and I love going on long Bike Rides, reading books, and hanging with friends. I love doing Service with the Missionaries, and I can't wait to be one as well. I love going to Church and feeling the Spirit there. I also love going to the Temple (doesn't matter which one) it's always so peaceful and the Spirit there is amazing. I love chatting with Missionaries, they always have great advice. I'm the youngest of eight, I have 5 Brothers and one sister and I have plenty of Nieces and Nephews. Recently I was having a hard time deciding whether or not to go on a Mission, and I was leaning towards not, but a Missionary (now one of my Best friends) must have been inspired, has helped beyond what they know, and over time I started to change my mind, and I am now set on going on a Mission. I guess that the Lord knows what he's doing.

Why I am a Mormon

Well I grew up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints commonly referred to as the Mormon Church. My family has been a great example to me, especially my next older brother who served in the Munich/Austria Mission. However there comes a time in everyone's life that they must gain their own Testimony, and over the last few months through many trials of my faith I have come to know the truth, and I know that He lives and loves us. He leads and guides us, we are nothing with out Him, the anatomy of our body is enough to show me a glimpse of his power and wisdom. I love this Church and all of the people, and can't wait to be a Missionary.

How I live my faith

I love to go Home teaching (definitely room for improvement), I also love giving service to those in need as much as I can. I obey the Word of Wisdom, and I keep the Commandments as best I can. I try to remember to read my scriptures every day and say my daily prayers. I've served multiple callings in my Branch, and am Currently serving as a Branch Missionary. I go to Church every Sunday and try to participate in my classes and learn as much as I can. I strive to live righteously every day and do my best to live like Christ did.