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Hi I'm Sarah Johansson

I grew up in the suburbs of Detroit. I play water polo and rugby. I am a twin. I am a Swede. Most importantly, I am a Mormon!

About Me

I come from a big family, where I get to claim the middle child by 1 minute. I am a twin and just younger than my sister. I love being in the pool, I could play water polo all day if they would let me. I played rugby in high school and love the excitement of the game. I love most sports, I enjoy following the Red Wings, Lions and Tigers. One day when I decide to grow up I will be an elementary school teacher. For now I am a missionary serving in the Iowa Des Moines Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member because I know it is the truth. The church has been nothing but good for me and my family. I know that Jesus is the Christ and he is the son of God. He set a perfect example for all of us to follow. I know that Heavenly Father has a plan for each and every one of us. I know that Joseph Smith restored the gospel to this earth. I know that happiness is found when when I am fully vested in the gospel.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be like Jesus. Everyday I try to be an example for the people around me. Currently I am a missionary serving in the Iowa Des Monies Mission. Serving a mission is the best thing ever you get to help people to understand the gospel and that God loves them. Serving is hard, but it makes it all worth it when you can help others return home to our Heavenly Father. I have left my family at home for 18 months to bring families together for eternities!

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Sarah Johansson
Our church is based on service. Mosiah 2:17 reads, "When ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God." In reality we do not have paid clergy because we are just good people who all serve one another, because we are really serving God, who we love very much. Also Jesus was never paid so why should we be paid? Show more Show less