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Hi I'm Matt Anderson

I grew up in California. I am getting ready to serve a mission. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am an only child and am currently in my senior year in high school. I love sports and have played football, basketball, tennis, volleyball, baseball, and ran cross-country. In those sports I have accumulated three championships all in baseball. I love to make models. I have a knack for fireworks and watching things explode. I love movies, music, and books. My favorite movie series would have to be Harry potter, my favorite band would have to be Muse, and my favorite book series is also Harry Potter.

Why I am a Mormon

I started going to church when I was about three years old. When I was that young I really had no choice in going or not. I was sealed in the Temple to my parents when I was about five years old and was baptized three years later. I have did not however, want to be a Mormon for a period of time. Through high school I made choices that did not align with the church at all. I kept going to church and doing things that I was supposed to , but I lived a duel life. I did what I should have when I had to, but when I had freedom I made all of the wrong choices. Because of this I can testify of the truthfulness of repentance. I know that I was forgiven by God through Jesus Christ's grace. I know this because I felt the enormous weight of my sins taken away when I repented. It is not just a one time event though. I to this day repent of what I have done wrong and that only strengthens my testimony. I know that this is the only true and restored church on the Earth today. I know that Joseph Smith did restore this Church to the Earth. I know that God and Jesus Christ live, and I know that the spirit exists. I know that Thomas S. Monson is a true prophet of God, and receives revelation from him.

How I live my faith

I am an Eagle Scout, I have my Duty to God award, and I have now received my mission call. I have been called to be a leader in each of the different age groups which are, 12, 14, and 16.