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Hi I'm Michael Martinez

I love the Lord, play the Tuba, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am the third of four children...I guess you could say. I am a twin! We are both serving missions right now. I am serving in the Virginia Chesapeake Mission, he is in the New Jersey Morristown Mission. I love my family. They bring me so much joy. I know my Heavenly Father has blessed me with living parents who have always strived to teach me what is right. I hope to one day be a music teacher or performer! I play the Tuba and love to sing. The Hymns of the Church bring so much peace and happiness to me!

Why I am a Mormon

I didn't have too much of a testimony growing up in the Church. As it does for everyone, I got to a point where I could not live off of my parents' testimonies any longer. I read the Book of Mormon. I prayed to know if it was from God. I know it is. There is no other explanation for it. After receiving that witness from my Heavenly Father, I knew I needed to faithfully endure to the end. I am a Mormon because I know that by living the Gospel of Jesus Christ as found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I can receive peace in this life, and eternal life in the world to come.

How I live my faith

I strive my best to be an example to those around me. Through the joy the Gospel brings to me, I know that it can also bring joy to those I meet. As a missionary, I am dedicated to sharing that joy with all those I meet. By living the commandments, I am blessed with the Spirit each and every day.