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Hi I'm Coby Yates

I have 6 amazing siblings, 2 great parents. I love everything! I believe Jesus Christ is my Savior. I'm a missionary. I'm a Mormon

About Me

Hi, I'm Coby! Right now I am currently serving a mission in San Diego, California. I'm 22 and I like to do everything. My favorite thing to do is be with family, whether camping for a week, or just being at cousin's houses and talking. Family is very important to me. I like to play tons of sports but only for fun. Some include Ultimate Frisbee and Frisbee golf, volleyball, football, and going to the dunes. I hope to one day be a computer programmer and be a great father and husband to my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love this gospel! I know that it is true and I can't deny it. It has brought me so much peace and happiness in my life. Through being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, we can learn truth about how we can come closer to our Heavenly Father and his son Jesus Christ. I have learned how to have everlasting JOY with my family. I know that by living Gods commandments, we can receive freedom from the things that take away our ability to choose. I know Jesus Christ suffered and died for me, so that I can one day return to live with him and my family forever! There have certainly been challenges in my life, we all have them, but I know that Christ has experienced and felt it all! He has helped me overcome those challenges as I have chosen to bring my life closer to him and to replace the darkness in my life with the light that comes from doing what is right. I know that this church is true. I am devoting 2 years of my life, putting off family, school, marriage, and many other things, so that I can share the joy I feel from being a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday! Currently as a missionary I share what I know with others. I show them that God loves everyone of us and that he has a plan for us to be happy FOREVER! That has brought me and so many other people so much happiness in this life. I love sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with others. I have seen it change my life and know that it can change others lives too! Being a missionary has been such a wonderful and important part in my life, especially when I am able to help others feel the spirit by making choices for themselves that bring them closer to God. I was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints my whole life, and from a young age I always knew that that was something special to me. My family has always had prayer together, which I know has brought us closer together. I love my family so much. They have always been my biggest strength and blessing in life. With all the challenges in the world today; knowing that my family can be a place of safety and peace has been so crucial. I have been taught to read my scriptures, pray and attend church, and those 3 things have brought stability and strength to me. I love this church, I know it is true! I love being a missionary! I love being a Mormon!