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Hi I'm Cole Bandtlow

I eat, drink, and sleep cars. I love cars, and I love to create. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love cars. I love creating cars, driving cars, racing cars, watching cars, fixing cars, anything with cars, If it has anything to do with a car I am interested. Any kind of Motorsport is interesting to me. Some of my favorite are drift cars, drag cars, race cars, race trucks, baja trucks, trophy trucks, monster trucks, truck pulls, tractor pulls. I also like other things other than engines and wheels. I learned to love and respect nature when I worked in Alaska. I respect what other people choose to do with nature but I like to observe it. Leave it undisturbed and enjoy it. I love animals, especially the rare ones. My dream was to discover the Giant Squid, I just knew it had to exist. Now that it has been discovered, My dream hasn't changed much. I want to find one for myself now. I like to create things. I am an inventor at heart. I am studying Mechanical Engineering at BYU-Idaho. I love the design side of the engineering world. I feel like it is an avenue other then videos games where I can see my dreams unfold. To sum it up, I am a curious, car loving, dreaming, explorer.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know it is the true church of God. Before becoming a member I viewed religion as something unnecessary and man made. I felt I did not need religion and I was "too strong" for such a thing. Then 2 missionaries one day told me that if I read the Book of Mormon and prayed about it, I would know it was true by God. So I read and prayed out of curiosity to know if it was true. I did not receive an answer of the truth until I asked with faith, sincerity, and real intent. I truly wanted to know if it was true or not. That was when I felt Heavenly Father's presence. From that point forward I feel my life truly began. I was suddenly smiling everywhere I went. I never worried about hard situations or trials because I knew Heavenly Father was with me and would help me. Fear was replaced with hope and love. So I challenge anyone who reads this to read The Book of Mormon with a softened heart. Read it with an open mind and a desire to know if it is true or not and you will feel the Holy Ghost testify to you that it is. Many people feel the Holy Ghost's presence in different ways but one universal truth about the Holy Ghost is that it will be undeniably from God.

How I live my faith

I perform as much service as I can. When someone comes to me and asks for help I always say yes if I am not working. I also try to smile to everyone, hoping to brighten just one persons day. My calling in Christ's church is a missionary, to represent Christ and teach all about him and his love. Not everyone accepts, and that is their choice, however, I know if someone chooses to accept the full Gospel they will never regret it.