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Hi I'm Johnathan Gaines

I wish I could dance, I can't touch a Basketball rim, I love playing percussion instruments, and i'm a Mormon

About Me

I was born in Tennessee and raised in West Virginia and Tennessee. I am a percussionist and love anything to do with music. I enjoy line dancing or any type of dance, although it may seem like I have 2 left feet:) I will be attending Utah state university in the Spring of 2016 as a music education major. I was baptized into the church in August of 2012 and I'm currently serving in the New Mexico Albuquerque Mission!

Why I am a Mormon

I have a friend who told me little at a time about the gospel. At first I was not interested or didn't pursue it any further. Then she taught me about how families can be together forever. I had a baby sister pass away and knowing that I will be able to not only see her again someday, but live with her again in Heavenly father's kingdom touched my heart. I wanted to learned more after that and the more I learned, the happier I became. I now know that this gospel is true. Every part of it! Living the restored gospel brings peace and everlasting happiness. That is why I can't wait to serve a full time misson. To share the message of our savior Jesus Christ with others and help them find eternal happiness. Just like my friend shared that message with me. This is why I am a Mormon

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving others. I put others needs before my own desires because it brings true happiness for me. I attend church every Sunday and strive to study my scriptures every day. I have been called to serve as a full time missionary for two years! As I pray daily, I know Heavenly Father is always listening.