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Hi I'm Ethan

I live in Australia. I'm a student and a DJ. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Ethan. I am 24 and live in Adelaide, South Australia. I am currently studying engineering at university and working part time as a course advisor for people who are looking to improve their level of education and quality of life. I also work as a DJ on the weekends doing private functions and weddings. I enjoy playing and watching basketball and Australian rules football, and love to go wakeboarding in summer. I have an interest in politics, and I am a member of a local political party. I always enjoy meeting new people and hanging out with friends.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were members of the church before I was born, so I grew up attending church. However, as I grew older and became a teenager, I had to find out for myself whether the church was true or not. I was taught growing up that if we have questions about life, we can study the scriptures and ask God about what we should do. I prayed and asked God whether this church was true and if this was the path that He wanted me to follow in my life. I received an answer, not in the form of a vision or anything like that, but through the joy I feel when I follow the teachings of Christ, I know that this is what He wants me to do. The teachings of the church help me to deal with the daily struggles of life, by giving me perspective and hope. The members of the church also give me a great support network, which along with the blessings I receive from the Lord, give me strength to face the challenges of life. Despite all of the struggles of life, I have found that the closer I live the teachings of Christ, the happier I am.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in many ways. I try my best to be a friend to everyone I know. Within the church, I serve on a committee to help plan and run activities for young single adults in the area. I always try my best to live by the standards of the church and to set an example for those around me. I served a full-time mission for the church in Hiroshima, Japan, where I was able to completely devote 2 years of my life to serving people and teaching them about Jesus Christ and the love He has for them. I have found that when I live by the teachings of the church and help others as much as I can, my life is more fulfilling and I am much happier.