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Hi I'm Payden Thornton

Hey there, I am a Mormon! I was born and raised in the church. I am now preparing to serve a full time mission in Az.

About Me

My parents have been members their whole life and raised us kids in the church. I have 2 sisters and 2 brothers, and I am number 2 in the line-up of 5 kids. I am rather quiet, but once you get to know me you will want me to shut up. I am probably like the average 19 year old, I like guns, music, video games, my country, my freedom, and adventure.

Why I am a Mormon

Like I said before I was born and raised in the church. I find that it is answers to pretty much any question that I have ever had about my purpose here on earth. There is peace knowing that I can be forgiven when I sin, and that this life extends beyond here and knowing that families can be together forever is awesome.

How I live my faith

In a few days I will begin a 2 year mission for my church in Southern Az. As a missionary I will spend every waking moment in service, and inviting others to come unto Christ.

What is the Church’s position on abortion?

Payden Thornton
“The Church opposes abortion and counsels its members not to submit to or perform an abortion except in the rare cases where, in the opinion of competent medical counsel, the life or good health of the mother is seriously endangered or where the pregnancy was caused by rape and produces serious emotional trauma in the mother. Even then it should be done only after counseling with the local presiding priesthood authority and after receiving divine confirmation through prayer.” Show more Show less