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Hi I'm Matthew Chesler

I grew up in West Virginia. I am very passionate about soccer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I watch and play soccer often. I like to spend time outdoors hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, and playing sports. I come from a family of eight. I like to learn new things. I also like to spend as much time as I can with my friends. I was baptized when I was eight years old. I have a firm testimony of this Church. I am now serving a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Las Vegas.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know this Church is true. It has only brought me joy and happiness. When I stray from the Church I notice immediately because things start to change. It is not a good feeling. The mercy of the Lord allows everyone to be cleansed of their sins and burdens. No one is excluded. God knows the desires of our hearts and wants us to feel the joy. As I have worked to try and become like the Savior Jesus Christ I have felt the joy and happiness and it has filled my heart. "Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy" (2 Nephi 2:25). God loves us and wants the best for us. I have felt the Spirit and know without a doubt that God loves everyone of His children, that the Book of Mormon is true, and that Joesph Smith restored the true Church.

How I live my faith

I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and was called to the Nevada Las Vegas West Mission. Throughout my time serving my mission I have seen and felt many of God's blessing for his children. He has shown His love for each and everyone of us and I know it is there. There isn't anything that the Lord wants from us except that we return and live with Him again. He blesses our lives and prepares us so that we may one day enter into His presence. His love is so great that He has provided a way for everyone to be able to return. I know he loves me and I strive to be a great example for those around me. "Let your light so shire before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father which is in heaven," (Matthew 5:16), so that they too may feel of His love.