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Hi I'm Hunter Paul

I'm an Eagle Scout. I grew up in the Military. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My nine sibling and I grew up with our dad serving in the Air Force. We moved from Arizona to Alaska and then to Hawaii. My dad then retired to Alaska when I was eleven at which point all seven of my older siblings had all moved out of the house. After a year back in Alaska, my dad took a job in Germany where we have been for the past six years. While here in Germany I have had the chance to learn German and receive my Eagle Scout. I was blessed with the chance to involve both the Military community here in Germany and the Germany nationals to help bring needed items to an orphanage in Romania for my Eagle Project. After my two year Mission in Berlin, I plan to study Biology and pursue a career in Orthodontics. Another one of the neat opportunities I have had here in Germany was the chance to run Marathons in different countries. I have run 5 full marathons, one of which passed through Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the church; however, this is not the only reason why I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I have personally seen many of the benefits of living the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. I am able to go through life day by day knowing that there is a plan for me and that I have a loving Heavenly Father who knows me better than anyone else. He knows my weaknesses and my strengths and because of his love, my weaknesses can become strengths. This gospel is the greatest tool to direct my life through this fast paced and often chaotic world we live in. For a time I had abandoned my convictions of the church. That was the hardest time of my life. When I finally pulled myself together and began living the gospel standards of this Church, everything began to fall back into place. Through this experience I learned for myself the healing power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ and I know without a doubt that there is nothing we cannot be forgiven for if we sincerely repent. I know that the Lord directs his children today, as well as in ancient times through a living Prophet. We need this connection with god as well as our own personal connection, which is found through prayer and scripture study. I know the Book of Mormon to be another testament of Jesus Christ and to be the word of God. And that when coupled with the Bible, it gives us a more perfect knowledge of God's plan for us.

How I live my faith

I attend church almost every Sunday, as well as many other events our Church hosts. I have taken part in scouting, which the church encourages. When I turned twelve I was able to begin attending the Young Men's program, from which I have been able to learn much, as well as to teach. I have also been through four years of seminary (Scripture study classes every morning before school) and now that I have graduated high school I have begun to attend the Institute program (Another scripture study class for adults). I have prepared to serve a mission and will serve in the Germany Berlin mission starting August 2013.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Hunter Paul
It only makes sense that the relationships formed here should continue with us after we die, especially those relations of Husband and Wife and Parents and Children. But to have these relationships maintained after death, they must be sealed together with proper authority in the Temple of the Lord. We believe and take joy in the fact that we will have the opportunity to see our loved ones who passed away and that we will have an even greater relationship with those we loved here on Earth. Show more Show less