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Hi I'm Michael Anderson

I live in Pleasant Grove, Utah. I'm preparing to serve a mission to Sendai, Japan and leave July 17, 2013. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the second oldest of 7 kids in my family. We were all born in either Texas or Utah. I am getting ready to go on my mission. After my mission I will attend BYU and then get married in the temple. In High School I played both football and basketball. I do very well in school. My favorite subjects are math and history. Hopefully after my mission I will have a better idea of what I want to do. I am also an eagle scout. It has taught me a lot of good lessons and has helped me become the person I am.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, but I have learned for myself of the truthfulness of the gospel. I love the Book of Mormon and I know that it is the word of God. Every time I read it I gain a deeper testimony of its truthfulness. I have asked my Heavenly Father if it is true and I received my own personal witness of its truthfulness. Because of this I cannot deny the gospel. It has shaped who I am and has influenced me greatly. It has brought a happiness into my life that I can't even explain. Because I know the Book of Mormon is true, I also know that everything that the church teaches is true, and I know that Christ is my Savior and that He has died for me so I can repent of my sins and return to live with Him again. I also know that Joseph Smith is a true prophet and that he restored the true gospel to this earth again. I know that Thomas S. Monson is a true and living prophet and that he receives revelation directly from God. I know that all these things are true because the Holy Ghost has made it known to me and that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by attending and participating in church. I also have been part of many quorum presidencies and I try to do my best to fulfill those callings. I am a home teacher. I try to be an example to those around me and be the best person that I can be.