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Hi I'm Landon Johnson

I'm from Bluffdale, Utah and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Bluffdale, Utah. I come from a family consisting of me, my parents, one brother, and one sister. However, because of my brother serving a mission, my sister moving to college, and both of them getting married after returning back home, I kind of became an "only child" since the age of 12. Although I still see my siblings regularly, this had an influence on my life, and I've had to rely greatly on the friends that I've made. I love sports, especially swimming and basketball (I'm a huge Utah Jazz fan!). I'm passionate about technology, and have done everything from computer programming to graphic design. I love making movies, and like most other people my age, I enjoy some video games now and then. While preparing for my mission, I spent some time working as a Lifeguard at a local pool, and attend college at Utah Valley University. I'm not yet sure the path that I want to take in my life, but am considering anything from Business, to Computer Science, to Digital Media, or even something in the Entertainment industry. And finally, I served a two-year LDS Mission from 2013-2015 in the California Redlands Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

My mother was raised in the LDS Church, and my father was a convert. I was raised with the Gospel in my life, and it means everything to me. Without it, I would be more confused and much less happy. The members of my local ward have had a major impact on me. The leaders in the church's youth programs taught me how to have fun and enjoy life, but also live worthily and with the gospel always in mind. Those who know me well know that I am always joking and am a very easy-going and friendly person. I believe that we always need to see the funny things in life, laugh at ourselves, and have a good time. However, life doesn't always agree. We all go through difficult times in life, and nothing brings me back to peace and happiness more than the gospel. Knowing that Christ not only suffered for all the sins of mankind, but also for our pains and afflictions. It is so comforting to know that whenever I go through a rough part of my life, that Christ has felt my pain. Although I don't have all the answers, I strive to learn as much as I can through reading the scriptures and studying the gospel. Yet it brings joy to know that I will learn all of the answers in the next life, where I will be reunited with my friends and family and live with them forever. I want everyone to feel the same peace, happiness, and blessings that I receive from being a Mormon!

How I live my faith

Growing up, I participated immensely in the LDS Church's youth programs, which are also often associated with the Boy Scouts of America. I earned my Eagle Scout award, and not only grew as a person in the process, but also strengthened my testimony of the Gospel. I've made amazing friends through these programs, and have served my peers in leadership positions along the way. I also attended EFY ("Especially For Youth," a weeklong youth conference established by the Church.), and it strengthened my testimony unlike anything else. Additionally, some friends and I have tried to introduce other friends to the gospel, and have done service for people in my community, whether they are members of the church or not. I spent two years of my life serving the Lord by serving as a full-time missionary for the church. And my service continues each and every day as my life rolls forward.

How do I become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)?

Landon Johnson
Anybody that learns about the gospel of Jesus Christ and feels the peace, comfort, and happiness that comes from it can become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This is done by learning and following Christ's teachings, obeying his commandments, and being baptized by a member of the church who holds the authority to do so. This person of authority will also lay his hands upon your head in an ordinance that confirms you a member of the church and includes a blessing that you may receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. The easiest route to take in joining the church is by speaking with church representatives (missionaries). You can contact them on Mormon.org Or, you can attend a Sunday worship service at a building near you, which can also be located on that website. Show more Show less