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Hi I'm Gregory

I am a competitive swimmer, a soon-to-be missionary, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, my name is Greg and I am a college student at BYU in Provo, UT. I have swam competitively for the last seven years of my life, and I had the great opportunity to swim on the BYU swim team this last year. I can also play the piano. I am studying Communications at BYU and my dream job is to work for a major Broadcasting cooperation. I have two older sisters, who I love dearly. I love spending time with my friends and family. I am going to be leaving soon to serve an LDS mission in Uruguay. I am so excited to serve the people of Montevideo!

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon for many reasons. I was born into the church, so as a child I really didn't know anything else or have any other choice. However, as I grew up, I learned more about the church and my testimony grew. The things I learned as a child began to resinate within my soul and I began to know that they were true. I learned that by living the standards set by the church, I could be happier. Nothing in my life has brought my greater joy than by living the gospel of Jesus Christ. I know that this church is true. I know that I have a loving Heavenly Father that knows me personally. He knows my strengths and weaknesses, and He is always willing to help. Jesus Christ is my Savior. He loves me and His Atonement is real. It not only has the power to relieve us of our sins and sorrows, but it also has the power to change lives. I have had it work in my life. The Book of Mormon is the word God. It is true scripture. The lessons it teaches are powerful. Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, and Thomas S. Monson is the prophet on the earth today. I love this gospel and I am so grateful that it is in my life!

How I live my faith

Growing up, the gospel was always in my life, and I see that as a huge blessing. I have had small callings and responsibilities in my ward, but it wasn't until college that I received a more demanding calling. I served in the Sunday School organization. In this calling, I assigned members to teach people of our church our doctrine using scriptures, videos, and other mediums. It has been great serving in this way. I will soon take on the role as a full-time missionary for our church. In doing so, I will leave my family for two years to teach others about the wonderful message that is the restored gospel.