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Hi I'm Joseph Le Starge

I have lived in Utah my whole Life,I love the outdoors, and I am LDS or Mormon.

About Me

I am the fourth born of a family of eight children. I work as a life Guard at a local Recreation Center. Mountain biking is my favorite hobby.I enjoy learning new things, reading, and making new friends.Tennis and ping pong are my favorite sports. My family and I love the the National Parks in Utah and have been to them numerous times.We like to camp out and enjoy Heavenly Father's Creations. I am going on a two year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I will teach what i know to be true and hope that they will believe it too.

Why I am a Mormon

I have felt the love of my father in heaven through the Holy Ghost. I have felt peace through the Holy Ghost. I prayed to know if the Book of Mormon was true and felt the"burning in my Bosom" as promised by Moroni at the end of the Book of Mormon. I have also followed the teachings of Jesus Christ and seen the benefits bless my life. i have used the Atonement in my life and i know it can help others over come sins.

How I live my faith

I Participate in mutual where I can strengthen my beliefs with youth near the same age as me. I am a first assistant in my 15 to 19 year old group of young men.This means I can help plan activities with my group to have fun and strengthen each other or help by making new members feel welcome. I understand others do not have the same belief as me and do not push my beliefs on to people with out their desire to know my beliefs. I try to be a representative of my faith at school by living my church's standards.

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

Joseph Le Starge
Official Church Answer: The Church has made the following public statement on multiple occasions prior to major elections: “Principles compatible with the gospel are found in the platforms of all major political parties. While the Church does not endorse political candidates, platforms, or parties, members are urged to be full participants in political, governmental, and community affairs.” Show more Show less