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Hi I'm Elder Trotter

I grew up in Utah, and am a Missionary in Sydney, Australia.

About Me

I am the oldest of 6 kids and love the challenges it brings. I am also a runner and love running through the Utah mountains. I love to sing and feeling the spirit while singing in sacrament meetings. I am going to attend BYU in Provo after I finish my mission to Sydney.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I was born in the church and my parent had me go to church while i was growing up. I am still a Mormon because I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and have a true testimony of the truths that the church teaches. I love going to church and learning more and more about the gospel. I love the joy and happiness that it brings to my life and the lives of others.

How I live my faith

Most recently I have spend my time helping others in my area. I have been part of service projects as well as visiting members of the ward. I also love to share the gospel to my friends here and love to see it become part of their lives.

How is the Book of Mormon different from the Bible? How did Joseph Smith obtain the “golden plates” or Book of Mormon?

Elder Trotter
The Book of Mormon is different from the bible because it is another testament of Christ. It talks about the people in the Americas and the things they learned from the Prophets that they had. So while the Book of Mormon teaches similar things it is just a second witness of Jesus Christ. Joseph Smith obtained the book by translating and ancient record; the gold plates. Joseph got the plates from a stone box in a hillside near his home. He was able to find and get the plates after instruction from Heavenly Father. Show more Show less