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Hi I'm Hunter Tippetts

I was born in Germany, I'm a frisbee golf enthusiast, a missionary of our Lord Jesus Christ, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

When I grow up I want to be a public speaker and a leadership/life coach! Serving as a co-chair for a USA east coast youth conference was one of the most amazing things I've ever done. Getting to show leadership and guide people towards a common goal gives me such a thrill. Some of my hobbies are photography (mostly nature), frisbee golf, being with friends and family, and chopping wood!

Why I am a Mormon

I believe that whether you were born into the church, or converted into it, that we all must be converted unto the Lord. All of us have a conversion story. One instance that helped me in my conversion to Christ and His church was when I was visiting Carthage jail, the place of Joseph Smith's (the first prophet in the latter days) martyrdom. When standing in the room that he was killed I felt the spirit so strong, and being an emotional person, I cried. I know that Joseph Smith was a true Prophet of God, and that he brought forth Christs true church in these days. I will always be grateful for his role in bringing me and my family to the knowledge of the truth.

How I live my faith

I Live my faith everyday simply by trying to be a good example to my peers and siblings, and always striving to be worthy of the spirit. When I am worthy of having Heavenly Fathers presence with me, I am blessed and am more able to bless others. Right now I am currently serving as a missionary for the church in the country of Argentina. I have to say that it is one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had. The things one learns when placing your whole life, every thought and strength, in the service of Christ are without price. A mission is served for two years, and I am now half done. I plan on serving faithfully for the next year and then returning home where I will continue to live the principles of the gospel in my home.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Hunter Tippetts
We believe that God made us into families for a reason. And that while on this earth, we have been given certain commandments that we must follow to be saved, and have the opportunity to live with our families forever. One of these is baptism. As we know, all people will die one day, though, a huge number of the people that now live and have lived on the earth will not have, or didn't have, the opportunity to be baptized by someone with the proper authority of Christ! Something I say a lot to people is, "would heaven be heaven to you without your family?" Of course not. For this reason we do baptisms for the dead, so that families can live together forever and enjoy the blessing of living in our Heavenly Father's presence. Show more Show less