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Hi I'm Braeden

I'm from St. George, Utah. I'm a missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Braeden Adams. I am 20 and serving a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in the Chile Antofagasta Mission. Some of my hobbies and interests include playing sports(football, soccer, basketball,etc.). During high school I played Football and ran track. Through sports, I learned a lot about how to work hard and be responsible in life. I love spending time with friends and family, especially my best friend Kortnee!! There is nothing more important to me than family and I cant wait to have a family of my own one day! After my mission, I look forward to getting a college education and finding a good career so I can support a family! I am extremely excited to be sealed in the temple to my future wife and family!

Why I am a Mormon

Fortunately, I was born a member of the church. I grew up with a family who had values formed by the church and I never had to experience life without the gospel. I am so grateful for all the opportunities I have received that have helped me to gain my own testimony of the gospel and of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I am serving a full-time mission in Chile, were I am so blessed to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with the wonderful people in this country. Prior to leaving on my mission, I served as a Primary Teacher in my home ward. This means that I taught, along with a companion, a group of young children, ages 7-8, gospel principles. These lessons usually consisted of Book of Mormon characters and also things that we must do in our lives to become closer to our Heavenly Father. Including baptism, the importance of the temple, and family values. In high school I tried my hardest to make sure I was a positive example to my peers and I conducted myself appropriately as a Member of the Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints. I did my best to always make sure that members on my sports team would remember to give thanks to our Heavenly Father for our success and even our trials as a team. I made sure to always say a prayer before games and usually had another teammate/member to pray with me.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

No, members are not required to serve a mission. However, a lot of members to consider it a duty that they owe to their Heavenly Father. Members who serve missions recognize that it is such a wonderful opportunity to not only serve the people they teach but also to serve their God. Serving a mission helps an individual to show their faith in the gospel and also to help them grow in the gospel and closer to Heavenly Father. Serving a mission isn't easy and some say its the hardest thing they have done. They also testify that it is the greatest thing they have done and that they are so tremedously blessed by their choice to serve. Show more Show less

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

As members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, we know that baptism is essential to inherit the Kingdom of God. We believe that one must repent and be baptized by immersion, in the name of Jesus Christ, by the correct Priesthood authority. Having served a mission, I can testify of the miracle of baptism in the lives of people who have recognized the love of the Savior in their lives. Watching someone accept the gospel of Christ, and then make the decision to be baptized is one of the greatest blessings in my life! I have seen grown men and women, turn their lives around to follow Christ and be baptized into his church! Baptism is such a necessary thing in our lives and we are so blessed that our Heavenly Father offers us a way to be clean of our sins and eventually return back to live with Him! Show more Show less