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Hi I'm Matthew Wilwand

I've lived all over the US, I'm on a mission in Scotland/Ireland, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the oldest of six kids. I've lived across the US and back. My dad's a Canadian, and I'm half. I love running Cross Country, Swimming, and Fencing. Right now I'm on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and I'm serving that in Scotland and Ireland. Right now I'm in Northern Ireland right now on the beautiful coast.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the Church, and grew up being supported by my parents testimony. But eventually I knew that I'd have to find out for myself if I was going to be strong enough to remain in the church. I read the Book of Mormon and sincerely prayed about it. I needed to find out that this is the true Church of Christ for myself. About 3/4 of the way through the Book, I just had a.. knowing that the Book of Mormon is true, and since then I've had many many more experiences that pointed me towards the same thing.

How I live my faith

I was brought up in the church since I was born. I've served in the youth groups, while I was younger and after I became an adult I taught the Sunday School for 10-11 year olds. I'm now serving a mission for the church where I'm able to do service for people of the UK and to be able to share the message of Jesus Christ with people. It's a message that's blessed, and increased my life and I don't know where I'd be without it. I just want to be able to share the same message with anyone and everyone to be able to bless their lives.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Matthew Wilwand
As a Mormon missionary I proselyte because I believe that I've been given a great gift that I want to share with the entire world. It's blessed my life, and it's blessed my family and I want to share that with everyone who's willing to listen. A lot of people talk about being Christian, and I think there's no better way to do that than living a life that is an example to others of Christianity. This includes being charitable and doing service for others which is a huge part of what we do as missionaries. Show more Show less