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Hi I'm Sebastian Stevens

I'm the only boy in a family of 5, I've lived in Greece, I know how it feels to loose family, and I'm a mormon.

About Me

I am 22 years of age and about to start my University life studying Sports Business and Management. I have three older Sisters and one younger, life can be difficult with so many sisters around, but the Brothers-in-law are a bonus. I love my Rock music and enjoy playing both guitar and bass as well a a bit of Ukulele. My passion is to be outside, be it riding my bike over the Sussex downs or just playing football in the park. My Family is everything to me and I love them all very dearly. I have served a full-time mission for the Church spending two years in Greece and Cyprus.

Why I am a Mormon

My Family are all members of the Church therefore I myself was born into the Church and raised on it's teachings. I would got to Church each week, with a little bit of a complaint at times, and do the right thing for many years. However as I grew older I began to think "Why am I getting up early each Sunday and not to play football?" I decided to make a decision. Either the Church is True and I continue going or it's not and I enjoy a Sunday kick about. What's the worst that could happen? I made it my goal to read the Book of Mormon and to ask God if it was true. It took me four months to read it. If I'm honest at the start I wasn't really interested, however slowly my desires changed. I wanted to go to Church, and I wanted to draw closer to Jesus Christ. During these few months my Grandfather passed away. The Book of Mormon taught me about life after death. I asked God if the Book of Mormon was true, it didn't happen at once, but it did happen. I know the Book of Mormon is True. I prepared to serve a mission. I changed many things in my life and grew to love my Saviour. I was called to serve in the Greece Athens Mission. Three weeks before I left for Greece my mother passed away. I remember having doubts about whether or not to go. I remember praying and asking God, should I go? It was my clearest answer to a prayer. I heard and felt a voice in my heart say " Go for a little while, I have children in Greece that need you" I went, and met people that I grew to love as family and whom I saw through Gods eyes. I know God loves us. I know we matter to him. I thank him for my trials because they have let me understand Jesus Christ. I know he suffered for us, died for us and was resurrected on the third day. He is my Lord, my God and my King. I love him and am eternally in his debt. I want to be who he wants me to be. I hope to never let him down or offend him. I know this is his Church and because of him I can live with my family again. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying my best to emulate the Savior and his teachings. I attend Church each week, read the scriptures and pray to my Father in heaven. I have learnt to put the needs of others first. I have the opportunity to serve within the Church and it is my role to care for the welfare of male members and their families both spiritually and temporally. I try my hardest to make sure that each member of the local Church community receives a visit from two Priesthood holders each month. The Church and it's teaching are and will always be the first thing in my life as they have brought me true happiness and peace, even when I have one of those bad days or moments of thinking "What's the point?" The knowledge and comfort I gain from my Saviour, gives me not only the strength to continue but also the determination to never let him down. He has carried me through so many hard times, that the least I can do is live his teachings.