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Hi I'm Elder Liahona Oloapu

Im samoan. Im a missionary in New York and Im a MORMON.

About Me

Im one of 13 kids in my family. I Hail from the beautiful Islands of Samoa and currently reside in New Zealand. I love Playing Rugby and spending time with my family. I hope to one day Play for the All blacks or play for the KIWIS. Im currently serving the LORD in the New York utica mission as a missionary. I love my life !

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because i WANT TO BE. i know there are many great churches out there with good people who want to serve as we do. im truly grateful for them and the things that they do to make this world a better place, but for me being a member of the church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints has blessed my life in way that could never imagine. the most fundamental part of this church is our families. I know that God wants us to be in an environment where we can strive to become better people everyday and that environment is with in the walls of your own home " YOUR FAMILY" . Being a member of this church, I have come to know of the importance of our families. Our society can become a better influence for the generations to come if it is run by wholesome families. if there are no families there will be no society. so the power we hold in our homes are powerful influences we can use on the world. the church of Jesus Christ has taught me how to help my family become a wholesome family. that is why i am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

“Invite others to come unto Christ by helping them receive the restored gospel through faith in Jesus Christ and His Atonement, repentance, baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, and enduring to the end.” everyday for the last year i have served a mission here in upstate new york as a missionary. my experiences here has changed my life as i have helped people understand more about Christ , by teaching lesson to them or by helping them by serving them in any way they need. the most important thing we could do for someone is to listen. hear the fears, understand their feelings and to comfort them when they need to be comforted, after all that's why were here is to help others get home safe back to heavenly father.