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Hi I'm Nathan

I think like a scientist. I just got back from a mission in Monterrey, México. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just graduated from high school, and I've gotten an Eagle Scout Award and I just got back from a mission. I'm quite different from most people. I've lived in a lot of places. I've also visited many countries. These countries include the nations of Central and North America, Asia and many places in Europe. I was home-schooled most of my life, shaping my mind and public school experience by giving me the ability and dutiful sense to think for myself, and to judge educational material on a basis of science. In my local public school, I participated in wrestling for 2 seasons. Wrestling is an enthralling sport. Most wrestlers would say that it is superior. I have been actively involved in Boy Scouts since I was 11 and younger until the age of 18. Being the only boy my age in my ward has been difficult, but it has provided me with a proud privilege of calling myself Deacon's and Teacher's Quorum president. The part of Scouts I struggled with the most was my Eagle Scout project. I had it planned for a long time, but never completed it until shortly before my birthday, making me turn in my papers for application a few weeks before my birthday, like many scouts do. Anyways, I am still glad I had that opportunity to participate in that great program, and I'm sure it'll help me through my life. Like I said before, I am returned from a mission, and, having gone to Mexico previous to that mission, I was looking forward to teaching the people there.

Why I am a Mormon

There is power in this Church. I was born into the Church, and I have been able to feel its power since early in my life. Its Spirit gives me this testimony. It is the Spirit that has taught me so much. I feel that it is the Spirit that provides the thoughts of man that lead to conversion and belief. I am a man of logic myself, and I use science and the power of thought to understand truth. In some things, our minds cannot truly find the answer to a question. But I think of the Holy Ghost as a big brother in spirit. He knows more than me. God also knows more than me, and He will help me by sending His Spirit to guide me. This is why I am still a member of His Church. The doctrines all make sense to me when the Spirit bears witness, and those things are just another part of why I am a Mormon. I know this church is the true church, and I will invite all to follow it.

How I live my faith

I have participated in many ways in my Church, and I am glad for those opportunities. I have been given leadership roles for my younger members and friends in the church, and I have passed, and blessed the sacrament. I am glad that Jesus Christ has provided us the blessing of doing these ordinances. I have had two home teaching companions, including my father and another ward member, and have taught many active and inactive members of the ward. I love to read my scriptures and participate in the activities of the church. I know that it is by the scriptures that the Holy Ghost can reveal God's word to us, personally. I also have a testimony of the power of repentance. I know that we can receive the Holy Ghost's Spirit if we take the proper steps of repentance. God can help you out of anything. I know that going to church is an excellent way of getting the Spirit, and I like doing the ordinances that were taught to Joseph Smith by God. I also love sharing the Gospel with friends. It is nice to have them receive the light from the Gospel that I enjoy.