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Hi I'm Joel Putman Carter

I'am an film-ahaloic, i sneeze like Link swings a sword from legend of Zelda and i'm a Mormon

About Me

Well I come from a family of 6, 1 mom 1 dad an older sister and brother and a younger sister. i would like to believe i grew up like almost everyone else. Just always looking for fun, I was born with a CRAZY imagination and my brother and I would spend ages in our own made up worlds. I have loved acting I find there is almost nothing more scary and gets your adrenaline running more then when I would ether be on stage or in front of a camera. But that's one of the many things that I love and defines me. I am a very athletic, I love all sports not the best at them but I was born with an very competitive nature (you will have to thank my dad for that one) some of my favorite sports are Ultimate Frisbee and rugby. And like most guys I do enjoy my video games every once and a while!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because i have found out for my self it is the true church of Christ on the earth today! i know it is a bold thing and i don't mean to offend anyone but its true! i guess for me I like evidence and so seeing how this Church has fulfilled prophecy and runs the same way that Christ had his Church it just makes sense! I love that we have a prophet on the Earth today! And the fact that we have the chance and opportunity to have a relationship with are Heavenly Father! I know i could sit hear all day and tell you how I came to know its true but really it comes down to these few things 1) if you want to know what an apple tastes like what do you got to do.....YOU HAVE TO TASTE IT! yeah you can ask people but you REALLY have to do it yourself to find out the truthfulness of the the church 2)pray and ask God there are so many scriptures in the Bible that talk about praying to know and really inviting you to pray about it..........so do it 3)read the Book Of Mormon another testament of Jesus Christ and see if a farm boy could write this.......And overall this Church makes me happy it has brought so much peace and joy in my life as i have lost loved ones the peace that comes from knowing the answers to the big 3 W's Where we came from, Why i'm really here, and Where i'm going. brings no greater peace to a hurting heart.

How I live my faith

So one of the ways i am living my faith is, at this moment is I am serving a a full time missionary for the church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints. I was blessed in September 2011 to open my call with my friends and family to find out in January i would be going to be serving in the Scotland/Ireland mission and have been doing so for the past 19 months! for those who don't know a mission is about 24 months of time you give to the lord to help spread his gospel! But back at home, before i made the choice to come a serve a mission. I had a chance to do do a lot of service activities for my community and help raise money with all the other boys from about the age of 12-18. One time that I love, and look back on is getting together around Christmas time and doing projects to raise money for families who didn't have anything for Christmas, and ding dong ditching it!

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Joel Putman Carter
Families can be together for ever......so that's way they are so important that its not just this life we has them. And in the family is where we learn the most important lessons in life Show more Show less

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Joel Putman Carter
by living a Christ like life...no but seriously Show more Show less