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Hi I'm Cole Groeneveld

I have grown up in Alberta Canada my whole life. I am now on a mission in the Vancouver Canada Mission. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am 20 years old and serving a mission in the Canada Vancouver Mission.. I am also the first person in my whole family to serve a mission! I like running a lot. I have done the Blooms day run in Washington, Sun run in Vancouver and lots of other local running events in Edmonton. I enjoy a nice hard day of work and the nights sleep that follow. I like Movies and spending time with friends. I lived in High River Alberta the first 7 years of my life and lived in Spruce Grove Alberta most of the rest. I love ALBERTA! I love the Church and all the blessings that come from it. I look forward to raising my own family in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and living with them for ever!

Why I am a Mormon

I would have to say because its the best option. My dad joined the church when i was about 6 and my mom became active again at that time also. I was baptized when i was 8. I have also lived a bit of my life not as a Mormon you could say. I realized over time that there was something deeply needed in my life and i was missing a important piece to my future happiness. So eventually i realized that there is no greater joy and peace in life but through the Gospel. I have never had so much direction and also free choice in the things i do. The Gospel has shown me how i can live a good life with all the choices being my own. Its helped me find myself and the direction i want to be headed in. I am a Mormon because i realized there is no greater opportunity in life but to be one. Majority of my family and friends are not members of the church and i can see how much it could bless there lives and bring them more fulfillment in everything they do if they would simply give it a try. I have received more blessings then someone could ever dream of by accepting the gospel into my life and there really is no other way to live but by being a Mormon. I have read the Book of Mormon and prayed about it and received my answer that it was true. I would invite everyone to just try it out. You will receive an answer to your prayers and know its true just as i have. Its the happiest life you could have. There really is no greater feeling being able to access Christ's atonement I am a Mormon!

How I live my faith

Back home im part of a Ward (larger congergation) and i was a Ward Missionary. Right now i am serving a mission and i am loving every moment of it! There is no greater joy in life then sharing the Gospel to others and seeing the wonderful changes and joys that enter there lives because of there faith in Jesus Christ Growing!

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Cole Groeneveld
For me personaly the best way i increase my faith in Jesus Christ is by reading my scriptures ( lots of focus on the Book of Mormon), praying, and attending church. When i do these three things my prayers are answered and i feel my saviors love in my life more. Show more Show less