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Hi I'm Juwan

I was born in Hawaii. I was raised in both Utah, and Australia. I am studying to become a doctor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was studying at University, since one day I wish to become a doctor. However, I decided to quit Uni for the time being, because I am going on a mission. It wasn't an easy decision; I had the best, most amazing girlfriend, heaps of friends, and a degree I really enjoyed. However the call came, and I knew that it was necessary for me to go. I have a duty to our Heavenly Father that I can not deny. So I've given it all up to go out and serve Him. I don't know what the future holds, all I know is I must do my best, and let Him do the rest.

Why I am a Mormon

I can safely say that I'm not the best person in the world. I've made my fair share of mistakes already, so early in my life. Despite the fact that I've been a member my whole life, I haven't always been as strong in the Church as I am now. It used to be my "parents religion" and I was along for the ride. However that changed as I read the Book of Mormon through, first with my mother, and then on my own. People say we are a cult, or we're not Christian. If that were true, I would NOT be in this Church. I'm not one to follow a Church or an idea merely because people say it's true or because they have cool ideas, or because I want it to be true. No, I will only follow something that I know is true. I know this Church is the true Church. I've studied religions and faiths of many different groups, from Anglican to Baptist, Muslim to Jehovah's Witness, and I can safely say that this Church, is the only Church, which I found had the entire truth,both spiritually and logically. Follow that up with my testimony gained from reading the Book of Mormon, and my faith cannot be shaken. I have gained a knowledge of the truth of our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, by reading both the Bible and Book of Mormon over and over again. I know if the truthfulness of the restored gospel through prayer and received revelation. I can honestly testify of the divine powers of our Heavenly Father and of His great love for us. I know of Christ's death and resurrection, of His suffering in the garden for all of our sins. I know He lives and I bear these things to you all in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I've been called to the administrative part of my ward known as the "Clerk's Office", as the assistant clerk. I spend Sundays, and quite a few weeks days, updating the systems and ensuring everything runs smoothly. More importantly, I'm going on my 2 year mission. I will be serving in the Australia, Brisbane mission, and report to the MTC on February 28, 2013. I know it will be hard work, and many people say it's crazy of me to be giving up my life when I'm right in the middle of it and everything is going so well for me. However, I know this is the true Church of Christ. So I will go willingly into His service. I know He will always bless me, especially for my service, and I will follow Him wherever He asks me to go.