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Hi I'm Elder Ricky Christensen

I Love playing super heroes with my siblings kids, working with my dad, and teaching the Gospel. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love spending time with by siblings kids, pretending to be Superheros with my nephews and playing house with my neices. I am the youngest of 6 kids so I feel like I got the same bennifits as my parents did being grandparents, enjoy the children then send them back home after they are wound up. In High School I enjoyed playing football, wrestling and being envolved in Student Council. I love to be with my family and I am blessed by my older siblings example and support. I have the opportunity to work with my father and he has taught me to work hard and to to be engaged in the service of others. I love my family deeply and I am gratefull for the blessings God has given me.

Why I am a Mormon

I am mormon because I have a testimony of this gospel. I have felt the spirit tell me the truth. I have a testimony of the importance of the family, and I know that the family is ordained by God. I also know that through the blessings in the temple we can recieve everlasting life and live with our father in heaven. I have a testimony of the priesthood and know that it is the power and authority of god on earth. Joseph Smith was called of God to be a prophet. He did restore the gospel, translate the Book of Mormon, and receive the priesthood. The Book of Mormon has helped me to know that all of this is true.

How I live my faith

I feel as thought The Doctrine of Christ is the doctrine to become. We are sent here to grow and to become something more and more each day. life is constantly an action reaction test. We are put into situations and are tested to see what we will do. As we choose good in situations we learn and grow, likewise when we choose wrong the light and knowledge within us is diminished. The goal for each of us is to gain more and more light and truth, not comparing to one another but only reflectant upon the actual growth of ourselves over time. To live the Gospel of Jesus Christ is to seek to understand and apply this Concept. To have faith in what the Savior has done for us and then to act upon it. This is how I live my Faith by acting upon the situations I am placed in out of a desire to gain more light from God. Accumulating light will help us be ready when we have the opportunity to live with him after this life. I love God so I want to be with him! Part of Seeking light is not just keeping the commandments because they are the rules given to us, but because we love God. Sometimes that is hard to keep the commandments out of Love. That is my quest. Some day I hope that I may be able to have that perfect love for God, I will do all that I can to reach that point.