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Hi I'm Austin Rasmussen

I grew up in Sandy, Utah. I was a competitive gymnast for 14 years. I grew up Mormon and am a Mormon

About Me

I come from a family of seven. I am the second oldest child. I was a competitive gymnast for the last 14 years, with my final season placing me in the top 50 of the country and on Region IX's Regional Team. I stopped gymnastics to go on a mission. I am now serving in the Lima, Peru East Mission. When I return I plan to study Exercise Science at BYU. I love serving and I love to spend time with my family. I enjoy playing basketball, boating, tubing, skiing, and just about any other sport.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that this is the true religion. I have read the Book of Mormon and have prayed to know if Joseph Smith was a true prophet. I discovered through the Holy Ghost that it is true. Joseph Smith did pray and saw God the Father and His son Jesus Christ. I have also felt the power of the Atonement of Christ in my life when I have been so discouraged or felt that I've needed to change. Christ is the center of my life and everything good that has come in my life is from Heavenly Father. Heavenly Father knows all of us individually and is mindful of our needs and concerns. I know that this gospel is true and that is why I follow Christ and am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I grew up in the church and love being a part of it. I have helped serve my ward with many callings in the young men's program and find my greatest joy in serving others. I am now serving a mission, which means I am following Christ's example of serving others and bringing others to the knowledge of the truth. I love to read my scriptures. I find so many answers to life questions and feel God's love for me in His words. I feel so close to my Heavenly Father when I pray. I also love having the Holy Ghost as my constant companion. I live my faith by doing all that Heavenly Father has asked me to do.