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Hi I'm Ben

I am one of 9 children, a loving brother, an athlete and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love playing sports, I am going to be studying sports performance and coaching at university. I was nicknamed bensport when I was at school by my friends because of my talent at performing in sports. As a family we love playing sports, I am the second eldest of 9 children and here are 8 boys and just 1 girl. We frequently go out and play football, tennis, basketball whenever we can. Sports is my second love, my first is the gospel of Jesus Christ and following him.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a Mormon. I chose to follow and accept the teachings of Christ because of the promised peace and joy that everyone spoke about. When I was ready and willing I read from the Book of Mormon, I thought a lot about the things that I read and I prayed to my Heavenly Father. I asked him if the Book of Mormon was true, if Joseph smith was a prophet of God and if this was the church of Jesus Christ. I received my answer through the Holy Ghost that these things are true. Through all of the opportunities to play sports professionally I have chosen this path to follow Christ and serve him.

How I live my faith

I live my faith day by day with an eternal perspective that I am going to return to live with God when I pass from this life. I am currently a youth leader in my area and I teach the 12-14 yr old boys every Sunday, I also help with out with arranging a youth activity each week. I study the scriptures with my family and we hold a weekly family evening to learn together and help each-other where we are struggling.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

For me there is nothing greater in this world than the family, as a church we understand that and we focus on it. The reason why Christ came into this world was to help us return to our Father in Heaven as a family. So we would do well to spend most of our time with our family and make sure we are enjoying this time on earth with them as we can be with them for eternity. Show more Show less