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Hi I'm Elder Matthew Wilson

I'm a Mormon. Both my parents are converts to the Church, and I am the first missionary on either side of the family.

About Me

I'm currently serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the great state of Illinois. I love being a missionary! I really enjoy helping people come unto Christ. I've been a member all of my life, but my parents are converts to the church. Before my mission I was part of the Business Professionals of America program (BPA). That was a lot of fun! My friends and myself competed against many other teams in the event "computer animation". We eventually made it to the nation wide event. That event was in Chicago. Which made it really cool that I ended up going to the rest of Illinois for my mission. So far I'm loving life. When I finish my mission, I plan on going to school to become an alternative engery engineer.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason that I am still a member of the church is because I received an answer to my questions. Questions like "Is the Book of Mormon true" "Was Joseph Smith a Prophet of God?" "Is there currently a prophet on earth?" and "why does this matter to me?". These answers did come through reading the scriptures, praying about everything, and listening the the Holy Ghost. As I worked toward finding my answers, I felt myself becoming happier and more in-tune with God. Every day I'm working towards finding what God has in store for me, and I am enjoying every minute of it.

How I live my faith

I am currently living my faith by going around and sharing The Gospel of Jesus with everyone that I see and meet. It is a fantastic experience that has allowed for my faith and the faith of others to grow. To go on a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, we have to be willing to give away two years of our life to only share the gospel.