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Hi I'm Ben Goold

I'm an Eagle Scout. I love to help people and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I was born in Portland, OR and when I was done with Kindergarden, my family and I moved to Vancouver, WA. I have grown up in the Church and have found everlasting happiness. People who have known me know that I am a hard worker and love to serve those around me. I am an Eagle Scout. When President Thomas S. Monson made the age change, I knew that I wanted to go. I am one of the first 18 year old Missionaries. I am serving in the Nevada Las Vegas West Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church. When I started learning more about the Church through primary, I knew the Church was true. But for me to find out for myself, not just going off what I have been raised up in or to go off of what others say, if the Church was really true. That is exactly what I did. I prayed to God to know if the Church was true. I didn't get my answer right away but over time, I could feel that this is God's true Church once again Restored to the earth. I have had more spiritual experiences since then. For example, asking God if the Book of Mormon is true. When I finished reading it, I knelt down and prayed to God and I got that same convincing witness that this is the true church of God.

How I live my faith

Growing up in the Church has really helped me throughout my wholelife. I help out anyone who asks for it. I try my very best to do what Jesus Christ did and that is go out and serve those around you. I love the scripture that King Benjamin share with his people and that is found in Mosiah chapter 2 verse 17. "And behold, I tell you these things that ye may learn wisdom; that ye may learn that when ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God."

Who was Joseph Smith?

Ben Goold
Joseph Smith Jr. was the first prophet of the Church when it was first restored to the earth. He had been reading in the Holy Bible one day and he went out and asked God which church to jooin and he got an answer. He saw God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ who told him that he should join no other church but to help restore the Gosple of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less