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Hi I'm Garrett Carl Parker

I grew up in Orem, Utah. I just graduated from High School this year. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy playing sports and spending time with friends. I also enjoy sharing the gospel. I will be leaving for a mission in August 2013. After my mission I will attend Brigham Young University and get a degree in Neuroscience.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was raised as a member of this church, I have through my own experiences learned of the truthfulness of this church for myself. I know the Book of Mormon is the word of God because I have read it myself and prayed to know if it was true. My prayer was answered with an overwhelming feeling of peace and I am certain without a doubt that it is true. I also know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true church on the earth and that Christ himself is the head of this church. My life has been benefited greatly as a result of my membership in this church. Just some examples in which my life has been blessed is that I have developed a stronger love and appreciation of my family, I have enjoyed the happiness that comes from helping others, and I have a clear purpose and guidance in my life to help me make correct decisions in my life.

How I live my faith

I worked as a leader in a group of a young men my same age in our church. I did my best to help them with their lives and develop friendships with them. I will be serving a full time mission for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the next two years and I will be teaching other people about our church and beliefs.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Garrett Carl Parker
As Mormons we consider all people throughout the world as children of God, and therefore as our brothers and sisters. We do our best to reach out to everyone and help people with their needs. A good example of this is the humanitarian service that Mormons give worldwide. Mormons also do their best to benefit their respective communities by giving service and doing their best to live as good concerned citizens. Mormons do their best to love all those around them and follow the example that the Savior, Jesus Christ himself set as he devoted his entire life to serving other people. Show more Show less