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Hi I'm David Franklin Peck

I love meeting new people. I communicate with my hands. I'm a CODA. I love to laugh. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is David. I am 19 years old. I went to school at BYU-Idaho studying Biology and am currently serving a mission in California Anaheim declaring the truth in American sign language. A language I have learned throughout my life through both of my parents (who are both deaf). I love music, but unfortunately I figured that out 17 years too late. Sad day. My world turned upside down when I was 9 years old because my parents divorced, but because of that, my appreciation for the gospel is much more than it would been. This gospel has given me everything. I will say that being a "Mormon" has been the hardest thing I've ever had to do, but because it is "the road less traveled" it is the road that has given me the most out of life :)

Why I am a Mormon

I used to be a Mormon because of my parents, but I just realized how much happiness comes through this Gospel. I know for a fact that this church is true, and the way that I did that was by reading the Book of Mormon. It sounds really cliche I know, but I can testify that it's true and the best part about that? I'm the one that gained that testimony. I don't know this church is true because somebody said it was true! No, I can't live like that. I know it's true because I put forth the effort, and reaped the sweet rewards of the endless blessings that come from obeying God's commandments.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to become like my savior. There is a chapter in the book "preach my gospel" it has the "Christ-like attributes" these have changed my life. These attributes have changed the way I live! The way I view other people, the way I learn, the way I think, etc. I have come to a decision that if I'm not constantly trying to live what I believe in, I cannot tell other people that its true. Luckily I can with full confidence tell you that It's true, and I can tell you that I am striving every day to live what I believe in.

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

David Franklin Peck
This is a commandment from the Lord. We are asked to donate 10% of what we earn as a display of our obedience. I really don't think that Heavenly Father needs money to do His work, but really this is an opportunity for us to try him. For us to say "I'll pay my 10% because I know you promised me that you are bound when I do what you say." the lord promised in Malachi chapter 3 that he would pour out blessings, so many of them in fact that we would not have enough room to receive them. That's a promise that will never change. I pay my tithing and I can tell you I have experienced the blessings that were promised in Malachi. I had no idea how they happened, but they did. This is our opportunity to build up the kingdom. Show more Show less