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Hi I'm Marshall

I'm 18 years old. I grew up in Wyoming fishing and playing sports. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just graduated from high school in the spring of 2013. I enjoy traveling to new places, and enjoying the outdoors. I love being in the mountains and fishing with family and friends as well just going up and enjoying the mountains on a horseback ride or just walking around. I love playing basketball and tennis in my free time with my brothers. I am the youngest 4 children. I have two brothers and a sister, all of whom are married. I am currently serving a mission in the Atlanta Georgia North mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love the Gospel and the joy and happiness found in it. The Church brings happiness that can't be found anywhere else. For a long time I thought playing sports and winning brought the most happiness, and it is happiness, but true happiness comes from the Gospel of Jesus Christ and really getting to know our Father in Heaven. I know it to be the true Church upon the earth today because I've grown to gain a testimony of my own. After reading the Book of Mormon and praying over it I know it to be the word of God to the people in the Americas in the ancient days. There is no other book that can bring us closer to the Savior, Jesus Christ, than the Book of Mormon can. It has helped me grow to love Jesus Christ so much. I've also gained a testimony of other truths of the Gospel through the same process, praying and asking God, and every time, God delivers. He always answers our prayers. I continue to follow the Gospel because I know it's true and because of the joy and happiness I find in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

In the past I lived my faith by participating in youth (12-18 years old) activities. I helped the bishop, or leader of our ward, with some of the responsibilities he had. Sometimes this would include taking the sacrament to the elderly or sick. Often times I would live my faith by visiting the members of our ward and sharing a message with them. I live my faith by being an example of what I believe in to all my family and friends. I try to come closer to the Savior, Jesus Christ, by exercising the Atonement in my life to improve myself each and every day as well as working to have Christlike attributes in my life such as charity, patience, humility, and hope. I am currently living my faith in another way by serving a mission and preaching the Gospel and serving the people of Georgia. The people of Georgia are so wonderful, and it's a joy and a pleasure to be serving them and talking to them every day about our Savior, Jesus Christ. Christ is so prevalent in the South, and that's what makes it so great. The people I talk to every day help me to build my faith in Christ, and I hope to be able to take what faith they have and help them to build their faith in our Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ.