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Hi I'm Troy Steele Looper

I grew up in Florida. I'm an Eagle Scout. I'm a thrill seeker. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love doing all kinds of things. I love just talking with people, understanding who they are and what they've experienced in their lives. You can learn some of the coolest things from just listening to people. Watching movies is one of my biggest hobbies along with anything that can get my adrenaline pumping whether it be skydiving, white river rafting, or bungee jumping. I love to play any kind of sports, especially golf and basketball. I love History, Architecture, and learning about the World. I am currently serving as a Missionary in Ogden Utah for the next two years of my life to help anyone and everyone I meet through service and helping them come closer to our Heavenly Father. I love every moment of it. After my mission I plan to attend Brigham Young University as a Junior. What exactly I will be studying is a whole other question I am still trying to figure out.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I love it. I know this is Jesus Christ's Church on the Earth that he leads today. That is why I choose to be a Latter-Day Saint. By being a member I draw closer to my Savior Jesus Christ. This Church teaches its people to be like Him, to raise righteous families in His Gospel, and to love everyone around them. The knowledge I have gives me comfort and joy. It gives my life purpose and is an endless guide to me. The spiritual witness I've had about the truthfulness of this Church is undeniable and the peace and knowledge it gives me is why I choose to be a Mormon and its why I chose to serve a mission.

How I live my faith

I grew up going to Church and baptized when I was eight years old by my dad. Before my mission I helped teach the CubScout troop at my Church. I grew up serving in a lot of youth leadership positions in the Church and helped me grow with responsibility and interacting with others as a leader. I planned service projects, dances, and all kinds of different youth activities. I frequently went and visited people who were sick or due to physical disabilities were not able to leave their houses to help or minister to them in any way I could. Sometimes I would even be asked to prepare and give a talk or lesson to my entire congregation from time to time on Sundays, a common thing for Mormons to do. I'm far from perfect but everyday I just try to live my faith the best I can through Christ's example. And everyday I find new things I need to improve.