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Hi I'm Zachariah Lundberg

I live in Japan. I'm 19 and a missionary. I'm from a large family, and I'm a mormon!

About Me

I'm 19 and living in Japan as a missionary. Back at home I love photography, all sports, dating, spending time with friends I have, and learning. I really enjoy building my education even though it is difficult. Learning Japanese is one of the hardest things I have ever done! When I return home I would like to get married in an LDS temple, and then have a big family! I have grown up in a family of 11. I have 3 older sisters, 2 younger brothers, and 3 younger sisters. That makes me number 4 of 9 kids. I stand out very easily in a crowd in Japan. I am not only white, but 6'2", and I love to smile.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been raised in the Mormon church, but I haven't been fully converted my whole life. As a teenager in High School I really struggled, and only went to church to make my family happy. I didn't understand the full purpose. But at that time I wasn't happy. I had a hard time making friends and sometimes felt very alone. On one of those occasions I prayed sincerely to find out what I should do to be happy. The answer I received wasn't a voice or a strong pull towards where I should go, but a small feeling that I should take my religion into my own hands. So I started personally investigating for myself if everything I had been taught from my youth was true. I prayed often and started going to church with a purpose: To find out if it was true, and if I could really become happy through living its teachings. Today I know that Jesus Christ's church is back on the earth like it was in the New Testament. I believe there are a lot of opportunities of being a church member. I feel that as I follow the teachings of Jesus Christ and listen to the prophets that exist today, I am able to progress and improve the happiness in my life. Because I love Jesus Christ and know His church is true, I am serving a mission in Japan from August 2013 - August 2015 for His church. I know it's true, I live it, and I love it!

How I live my faith

I am an active participant in church. I love service activities, and spending time with the other youth! I am serving as a missionary for The church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and will return in August of 2015. My companion and I teach, proselyte and make friends here in Japan in an effort of love to help people come to know Christ. I try my best to be kind to everyone because I know what it's like to have no friends.

Are Mormons Christians?

Zachariah Lundberg
Yes! We ARE Christians! We believe in and love Christ! We believe He is the Savior of the world, and that He truly loves everyone. Show more Show less