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Hi I'm Elder Halvorsen

I grew up in Salt Lake.I am a Longboarder. Loud Music is the best kind. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love longboarding. I taught myself from the age of fourteen. When I first started to longboard it was merely because I wanted to be cool and accepted. I didn't have lots of friends so I boarded. I got through some very difficult times because of it. When I was mad I went boarding. When I needed to think I went boarding. It was my life. My longboarding partner, Daniel, was (and still is) my best friend. In early 2012 he announced that he would be serving an LDS mission. I knew I should as well and felt it was the right thing, but hadn't fully committed to making the changes I needed in my life to be able to serve God with all my heart. Daniel showed me by his example what I could be if I would change for the better. I can truly say I never had someone (with the exception of my parents) who looked out for me more. I continue to feel my life change for good as I live the principles of the church. I will be forever grateful for Christ and his atonement. Daniel and I are currently serving missions in the same state. My name is Zane Halvorsen, and I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints brings peace and joy to all those within it. It soothes troubled souls and makes me happy. I haven't always chosen the right path but when I returned to this one I knew it to be true. Without the influence of good friends, a loving family, a caring Bishop, and a wonderful girl, I may never have found my way back. Never underestimate your ability to influence another persons life. You yourself may be their best example.

How I live my faith

I live my Faith by sharing the gospel and trying to live what I share as a full time missionary serving in Texas for two years. The gospel has changed my life and I know now more than ever that it is the truth. Nothing else in this world will bring more happiness. This is the fullness of the gospel. If you are reading this and you are not a member, your search is over. This is God's true church. Ask the missionaries what you need to do to be baptized. It is the best decision you will ever make.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Elder Halvorsen
The Book of Mormon is a companion to the the Bible as "another testament of Jesus Christ." It is a record of Christ visiting the American continent. Show more Show less

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

Elder Halvorsen
The Church grows so quickly and exponentially because it brings peace. People who join the Church have felt the true love of God and the calmness and peace that come from living his principles. They have experienced true happiness. God gives this gift to all who will accept and act upon his teachings. Talk to the missionaries. They will help. Show more Show less