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Hi I'm Carter

I'm a full-time missionary, serving in the Tampa Florida Mission. I love speaking Spanish, and hispanic food, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I play Clarinet at Utah State University. I'm involved in the Marching Band and the Pep Orchestra. I'm an avid Basketball and Football fan, never missed a home game this season. I am also a huge soccer fan. I follow just about every league I can, but specifically MLS and Barclays. Out of those two leagues, my favorite teams would have to be LA Galaxy, and Chelsea FC. I'm a History major, with an emphasis in Economics. My dream is to be able to research the French Revolution, specifically concerning the Economic warfare used by Napoleon. Not much else is to be said.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this church, and I always wholeheartedly believed in what I was taught. I have no explanation as to why. I just found it easy to believe, and being a part of this church just made me happy. In the summer of 2012, my youth group took a trip to Nauvoo, Illinois. While there, we learned the history of the church, the testimony of Joseph Smith, and traveled to the place where he sealed that testimony with his blood. I knew at that moment, without a doubt that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, that he did translate the Book of Mormon by the power of God, and that this church is the true church of God.

How I live my faith

I serve my ward as the Executive Secretary to the Bishopric, as well as the Ward Historian. I make calls and interviews for the Bishopric and assist them in any way possible. Being the Executive Secretary, I've gotten to know many people and be able to see them change, both physically and, most importantly, spiritually. As the Ward Historian, I'm aware of all the mission calls, investigator baptisms, and new members in our ward. It's been an enlightening time. I also faithfully commit to my home teaching. I believe that home teaching is an integral part of this Gospel. Without it, more members and those we care for would fall through the cracks.

What is faith?

From my time learning about the Gospel and preparing to serve a mission, I've learned much about Faith, and it's importance. Like it says in Alma 32:21, faith is to "hope for things which are not seen, which are true." But, I believe that faith is not only what we cannot see, but what we can. This is a Gospel of seeing faith. Everyday, the Lord blesses us, our families, and those we love. If we but observe all the Lord has done for us, and is willing to do for us, Faith comes naturally. Show more Show less