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Hi I'm Ammon Mayfield

I love God, my family, and America, in that order. I'm serving all of them on a mission, and if you don't know, I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm not your average person, but neither are you! I get a kick out of life (when I can), and I love getting to know people. My mother is a teacher and my father is a social worker. I have a younger sister who is a 90% improvement on me. (My parents had more experience after raising me.) I love my family and we have fun together. We do the best when we remember the things that are important. I love music. Music is a powerful force in my life. I've found that the kind of music I listen to affects my mood and my attitude. I enjoy making music, and I think we were all born with creative power. Nothing's better than bringing a smile to someone's face while using it. This world and its people are incredible, and learning about it is a joy for me. I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed, but I always love learning more. Before I left for my mission, I had the chance to spend a year at BYU, and work on a farm in Canada. Both experiences taught me ideas and values that helped me prepare to serve the Lord. Right now I'm out in the Alabama Birmingham Mission teaching people about Christ's gospel. I am passionate about this work though many of the people I meet are not. I want everyone to have a chance to experience the love of the Savior and get a taste of the truth for themselves.

Why I am a Mormon

I had the privilege of being born into a family where Jesus Christ's gospel was discussed and lived daily. It was a fortunate upbringing with more blessings than I can count. The beginning of my faith will always go back to my family. Despite all the experience I had being raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I decided that I wanted to come to know for myself if this was real. My search began with questions, so I asked. Then, I studied honestly, and sought out truth with real intent. This search was intensified when I battled with serious depression in my mid-teens. The good news is, I received an answer. God told me where I needed to be and what I needed to do. Even after this experience, I continue to receive guidance, counsel, and more answers from Him as I search. I do not know everything, and my life's problems haven't been resolved, but I am a different person because of Jesus Christ. Also, if you were wondering, I did recover from depression. It was a difficult battle, but hope came. Hope can come to us all as we seek Jesus Christ. This is why I have chosen to be a disciple of the Savior. SMILE!

How I live my faith

The gospel of Jesus Christ changes me. Everything I do and everything I am rests on my relationship with my Father in Heaven. I spend time every day reading His words brought through prophets and talking to Him in prayer. The Spirit of God blesses my life as I seek to act and to be like Jesus Christ. I find my greatest joys in serving strangers, friends, and family, especially through the church. Following the example of Jesus Christ is not easy, but the world is a better place for me and for others when I do. Life is full of experience and joy, and I feel that life's many joys are best fulfilled through a life centered on Jesus Christ and His gospel.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Ammon Mayfield
Mormon Missionaries share hope and peace that they know comes through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. They'll talk to you about Jesus Christ, His plan for you, and how He works in our lives today. Show more Show less

Who chooses the Mormon prophet?

Ammon Mayfield
The simple answer is, God does. The more complex answer is, the senior (longest standing) apostle of the church becomes the next prophet. The most complex answer comes through study. Consider reading in the book of Acts about the Apostles filling the vacancy in their group. Need a better explanation? Ask the missionaries! Show more Show less