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Hi I'm Ammon

I grew up in Utah. I love to play sports and go boating. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love all sports. I competed in wrestling, track and field, and played the violin in the orchestra while in high school. I also enjoy: soccer, wake boarding, biking, gymnastics, and running. I am planning on attending the University of Utah and continuing doing my favorite things, while getting a degree in Mechanical Engineering. I am an active person and I want to create new things!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the LDS church, so naturally I was baptized when I turned eight. I was a member of the church but I didn't really know for myself that it was true, I simply believed it was. My testimony and my faith didn't come until my parents were divorced and I had already wandered from the church. I was in a bad place and I wasn't happy. I was still mad at my parents but I realized God had a plan and I decided I'd give Him another chance. I remember kneeling down one day by my bed and praying as hard as I could, asking God why all these things had happened and what I had done wrong. As I prayed, I felt an overwhelming feeling of love and comfort come over me, and I knew God loved me and he knew what was going on in my life. I started going to church again and I am now on a full-time mission in the Baguio, Philippines mission. Here, I will teach others to come unto Christ and help them feel what I felt and be a part of this wonderful gospel.

How I live my faith

As a young man in the LDS Church, I have answered the call to serve, and I am currently serving a mission in the Philippines! While doing so, I am learning more about Christ and helping to bring others to Him.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Ammon
No. The young men are supposed to go around the age of 18. They serve for 2 years. The young women do not have to go, but if they feel they should, serve for a period of 18 months. It as all voluntary service, and missionaries have to pay for their own missions. They are not paid while serving. Show more Show less