What Is a Church Community?
Loading.....

The video player could not be built.

Do you want to chat with a missionary?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have. Start a chat or call us at 1-888-537-6600.

Hi I'm Josh

I'm a Guatemala Retalhuleu missionary, I love basketball and camping, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a missionary serving in Retalhuleu, Guatemala and I love it! I was born in Utah, but I've lived in Texas most my life. I enjoy the outdoors. I like fishing, swimming, and camping. I love playing sports, especialy basketball. I'm a fitness fanatic that loves exercise. When I get back from my mission, I'm going to BYU-Idaho. I love my family, I love life, and I love Jesus.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have read the book of Mormon and have prayed about it sincerely, and have come to find out that it's true. The book of Mormon does not replace the bible, but is compatible with it. the book of Mormon has strengthened my testimony in the bible and in Jesus Christ. I love our prophet, Thomas S. Monson who has been called by God to lead us. As I hearken to his teachings, I am able to better overcome temptation. I also just love the warm feelings from the holy spirit that are always present as I attend church. I know that this is Christ's true church upon the earth again. The church has always played a huge role in my family's life. We have come closer together in more unity and love because of active attendance in this church that teaches us to have a better relationship with Christ and to glorify God in all things.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a good example to others and by remembering to be a disciple of Christ at all times. I love the scripture, Mathew 5:16, which says, " Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your father which is in heaven." Though we don't always know it, people around us watch what we do and say. Most people that know me back home, know that i'm mormon, and so I have to make sure that I am living by the standards and stand as a representative of Jesus Christ at all times. I know that we can all be a positive influence people's lives. I also find it very important to be actively serving, whether inside the church or outside of it. I am serving a mission for 2 years to serve God by serving His people.