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Hi I'm Adam Vore

I'm from Texas. I played soccer and sang in choir in high school before going to a semester of college. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Utah while my parents were at school. We moved to Texas when I was three years old where four of my five younger siblings were born. We all grew up there, one big, loud, happy family. While in grade school I enjoyed playing soccer and pretty much any other sport, singing, and playing the piano. I spent one semester at BYU, my parents alma mater, and am now serving a mission in Cambodia.

Why I am a Mormon

Three of my four grandparents were converted to the church as young adults and so, raised families according to the principles and precepts of the gospel. My parents met and married, and when they started a family, they raised us just the way they had been raised. I needed relatively little convincing as to the truth of what I was taught in my home and at church because I could see the truth of it so obviously in the happiness and love that was on the faces of my parents and siblings, my aunts, uncles and cousins, and my friends and extended family. When I was eight, my dad suggested that I read the Book of Mormon. I think it may have taken me something like ten months, but I did finish it eventually, and when I did, I reread a scripture found in the very last book in the Book of Mormon that is called Moroni. This scripture, Moroni 10:3-5, promises that anyone who reads the book and prays with a pure heart and real intent to know if it contains truth will receive an answer. For several evenings in a row I prayed to receive such a witness, and eventually I got what I had been waiting for. I know that anyone who does what I did, can and will be moved upon by the Holy Spirit.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to become the kind of husband, father and person that I think Heavenly Father would have me be. That sounds really simple when you say it like that, but the reality is, I believe Christ meant it when he commanded us to be perfect like our Father in Heaven and this life is the time for us to improve ourselves and become perfect. There are so many opportunities for us to change and to grow, and as we take them and allow God to shape us we can become perfect just as Christ commanded us. That's the long term plan at least.