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Hi I'm Lindsey Roylance

I am a Sister Missionary in Wisconsin. I love to travel and see Broadway shows. My nieces/nephew bring me joy, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a full time sister missionary serving in the Wisconsin Milwaukee Mission. I believe strongly in forever families and the Plan of Salvation. I love to think about the Plan that our Heavenly Father has for each of His children, and that we can truly live with Him again if we hold to our faith in Jesus Christ and be transformed through His Atonement. Before the mission, I attended college with Pre-Nursing as my major. College life was great meeting lots of new people and embarking on crazy adventures with them. I love to read, play volleyball, hang with friends and family, go camping, hiking, and listen to music. I am not very athletic or great at sports, but do enjoy an occasional game of soccer, basketball, and ping-pong. I love to do things spontaneously without much planning, and I am happy with life. :)

Why I am a Mormon

Seeing friends and family make wrong choices and fall away from the church has always been hard, but has influenced who I am today. I see their hardships and it makes me unhappy but also motivated to share what I know with them. This gospel changes lives and brings happiness, and I want that for others around me and throughout the world. The feelings I get being a part of this Gospel are incredible and unlike anything else. The atmosphere is the same wherever I go whether it is a church in the mountains, a college singles ward, or my home family ward. It is truly AMAZING. Learning of Jesus and what he went through for each and everyone of us makes me grateful and gives me great comfort. He truly knows what we are going through and how we feel. We can always rely on him and trust in him. Any hardship and trial we come across is just a hill to climb over because with our Savior, we can endure anything and come out stronger for it. Knowing that I am a child of God and He has a plan for me makes me happy and want to do everything I can to show him that I am grateful and love Him. All of this makes me happy, and this is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

My whole life I have been truly blessed to be a part of this Gospel. I wouldn't be who I am today without it. Religion is not just something I participate in on Sunday, but a part of Me and who I am. Family home evening and other ward activities are great to come closer together, but also be unified in our beliefs and strengthen testimonies. I know the truthfulness of the Gospel as I read the scriptures, pray, give service, go to church, and see the goodness around me. All of these are simple Sunday school answers but they do make a world of difference in feeling the Spirit and choosing the right.

What is faith?

Lindsey Roylance
Faith is believing in something you can't prove or see. It is also an action word. To me, my faith in Jesus Christ motivates me to be like Him and to live His teachings and commandments. As i grow my faith, I want to do more. We can show our love to our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ by our faith, desires, and actions. Just like Alma 32 expresses, faith can start as no more than a desire, but as we experiment on that desire/faith it begins to grow and take root in us. The challenge is to exercise our faith and to trust in Him, and He will provide. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Lindsey Roylance
Baptism is essential in many ways. As we teach of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, we learn that baptism is one of the steps in coming unto Christ. We learn that baptism is a way we can show Jesus Christ that we are willing to follow Him and take His name upon us. It is one of those actions that we do because of our faith. It also is the first covenant we make with God and is the gateway to eternal life as we learn in 2 Nephi 31. Baptism brings about many great blessings and truly does cleanse us of all our past sins. So why wouldn't we want our new members to partake in this everlasting covenant? Show more Show less

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Lindsey Roylance
Article of Faith #8 says, "We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it was translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God." God gives us many tools that we can learn of Him and follow Him: The scriptures being one of these. The Bible is a record of the ancient prophets in Jerusalem and blesses so many lives with its truth. Through the Bible we learn of the law of Moses, Abraham and his posterity, the tribes of Israel, the Atonement, ministry, and prophecies of Jesus Christ, etc. Both the Bible and the Book of Mormon work together as testaments of Jesus Christ, and with both we can see the love that God has for all of His children around the world. The scriptures teach the fulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and gives instruction for what we must do to live with our Heavenly Father again. Show more Show less