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Hi I'm Andrew

I'm going on a mission to Mexico. I love band and choir. I live in Delta, Utah. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love music. I am in choir and band. I love running the hurdles in track and have earned many scars. I love camping, hiking and floating down the river. I have five sisters three of which are married. After my mission I plan on attending Dixie State University.

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up in a Mormon family and was baptized into the church at the age of eight. Being born into a Mormon culture I have often wondered if I would have been willing to join this church if I was met by the Mormon missionaries. I have learned from experience that our lives are not steered by pure chance. I know that I have a Heavenly Father and has guided me in many choices that have changed my life. Being born Mormon does not mean that I have always had a testimony of my own. Times came into my life where I have had to sincerely pray to a Father in Heaven to answer many questions of life. I have been blessed to know by his spirit that families can be together forever. This is something on which I have depended upon, especially when individual family members have drifted off from living the gospel. I have read and know the Book of Mormon is the word of God. When I hear someone's testimony of Joseph Smith as a prophet of God I know by the spirit that he was. I know that Christ is the Savior of the world and has paid for all of our sins so that we could live with him and Heavenly Father once more. I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Christ's church on the earth today and that he leads us today through his prophet Thomas S. Monson. I say these things in Jesus' name. Amen.

How I live my faith

I love my church and all the opportunities it gives me to serve and to help other people become involved. At my church I take turns bringing the sacrament to those who are unable to attend church. We go to their homes or their residence at the care center. Because of our church, I have gone on many scout campouts in the wilderness. We have jumped off our town's bridge into the river and also have hiked up Notch Peak. We always try to see if we can invite any inactive church members or nonmembers to come with us. We have been able to have many spiritual experiences on our Pioneer Trek. We go for about three days up to Wyoming and travel along the trail that the Willie and Martin Handcart company took on their way to Zion. Their hardships and their personal conviction to keep going have strengthened my testimony. They knew that Joseph Smith was a prophet and were willing to risk their lives to follow Christ and build up his kingdom in Utah.