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Hi I'm Joseph Sim

I'm a missionary serving in the Leeds England mission and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Joseph Sim, I love writing and playing music and I'm now serving in the Leeds, England mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. At the age sixteen I moved from England to the beautiful country of Canada, in turn, I'm repeatedly asked to say things like, "purple turtle" and "little skittles". I play guitar, drums, piano and love to produce music. It's such an incredible way to deliver a message and emotion you can't quite portray through words. I love to make sketches and web series on YouTube. I love experience new things and seeing new places. I'm allergic to milk, which includes chocolate, ice cream, cake and what I'm told is true happiness... But as a whole, the main aspect that defines and refines me, I am a proud member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am devoting two years of my life to serving and bringing the incredible light of The Gospel to the lives of Leeds England.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? Because I and more than fifteen million others have prayed to know and have had that undeniable truth made known. I've seen both ends of the spectrum. During a breif portion of my youth growing up, I had little faith.I was living off my parents testimony. I knew I had (and The Church respected) my agency, I didn't know for myself that this church was true. Perhaps, I might be able to find happiness without and elsewhere. It was so... empty. Being able to compare, I found an even greater appreciation for the blessings and benefits that come from His truth. It is with a burning surety that I know this gospel to be true. I am grateful for the light, and I am grateful for the dark, purely for its ability to contrast, to show just how bright and incredible this truth is, and the blessing that's accommodate it. I have been so amazingly blessed to have this knowledge and to feel these feelings, so much so, that I would consider wrong not to strive to share it with anyone else willing to listen. I know testimony that this church is true. I know that Joseph Smith translated a new testament, specifically applicable for our time. I know of the happiness and joy that this truth can bring and I testify it will not fail anyone who will diligently read and learn. It is by the indescribable power of the spirit that I know of these things, and why I am, and will always be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Prior to my mission and whilst serving, members are essentially representitives of The LDS church, this was the case for me growing up, compared to North America, England has a very limited influence and insight to The Church. So I did all I could to live how I was told through The Gospel, it's been an amazing blessing in my life. Beleive or not, making YouTube videos is another way I can live my faith. I absolutely don't consider myself a legitimate filmmaker, though it has (in the last year) become quite a passion of mine and something I'd love to pursue after my mission given the right situation. I am beyond grateful to the support, oppurtnities and the honour with working with certain people that have transpired through it all. Turn on your television and you'll know the media can be a dark place, so my friends and I dedicated oursleves to being a source of clean entertainment, even turning down certain invitations into the industry in order to do so. I now have the best opprtunity to live my faith, through a two year mission. Each day consits of service, be that physical labour or helping someone through a personal issue but for the majority, me and my companion do all we can to share a message of hope in a world where hope is fading in confusion. Through the blessings of The Gospel and by the power of The Spirit we are able to change peoples lives, provide a sense of peace, a sense of guidance, we are able to invite others to know the joy we have had the honour of having.