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Hi I'm Steven T. Anderson

I build robots, I love art, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in and raised in Northern California, the fifth of six children, all boys but five. Growing up with five sisters meant that I had to do somethings by myself. One of those things was playing with Legos. I loved them as a child, but they still hold a place in my heart. This childhood pastime planted a seed and a love of building with my hands that has grown to a desire to persue a career in robotics. Now I love science, but I also love art. Those two interests don't always seem to go hand in hand, but I believe both are vital. Art is something were you are free to express yourself how ever you want to make an item of beauty or something thought provoking or you just want to leave your mark on the world. Now I didn't always love art. I had this image in my head of what art had to be to be good and it was really restricting. It was until I took an art history class, were the professor said he would teach us how to love art, that I learned what art was, and that literally everything can qualify as art. From DaVinci to Pollack, from cave paintings to found sculptures, from Medieval to Modern, and I have learned to love most, and to accept it all. But I also learned that God loves all of us, his children, his masterpiece.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, just like my parents, and theirs before them. I've stuck to the church because it has always felt right. I've seen how following the commandments have blessed my life, and I've also seen how my life begins to fall apart when I don't follow them. I've also learned that the church does not restrict you or stunt your growth, but will instead lift you up and encourage you, so that you can become the best person you can be. That is what the gospel has done for me, and I know it will do that for you.

How I live my faith

As of right now, I am serving a 2 year proselyting mission for the church. This is the hardest and greatest experience of my young life so far and I am looking forward to how it will benefit me in the future.

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Steven T. Anderson
Needing to having the proper authority to be baptized today is the same reason why Jesus walked around 40 miles to be baptized by the crazy guy in the wilderness. John the Baptist had the authority to make a baptism valid on Earth and in Heaven. That authority was lost with the deaths of the apostles, but God loves us and it has been restored. The reason why the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' claim is so bold concerning the priesthood, because if it we were anything less, no one would listen to us. Show more Show less