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Hi I'm Jeph

I grew up in Colorado, South Africa and California. I love animals and I'm Mormon!

About Me

I am a college student majoring in Physical Science teaching. I want to teach high school Chemistry, Physics and Geology. I love animals and going to the zoo. My favorite animal is the Elephant. I love how big and powerful they are and how gentle they can be, they can step on a twig without breaking it. I have earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. I was my graduating classes mascot (2007.) We were the red Devils. I am a very social person! I love visiting with people and making new friends! I had the opportunity of being a student ambassador in a program called People to People founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower. I went to Italy, France, Sicily and Malta. It is an experience I will never forget. After my mission I want to find the right one, get married and start a family! I look forward to being a husband and father one day! My hobbies, I enjoy spending time with my family, going to the Zoo and movies, I also enjoy board games such as Monopoly, Risk and Chess! I love walking through the woods and star gazing. I love rivers, lakes and mountains. I also love the ocean and marine life especially dolphins and whales! I love swimming in the ocean and walking along the pier and beach! . I also love to ride my bike! There is nothing like zooming down a steep hill! I am fascinated by locomotives and planes! :)

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I felt the spirit of the Holy Ghost testify to my soul that Jesus Christ lives and loves me, that Joseph Smith was called to restore his gospel in these last days! I did not always beleive this. I was born in the church and I kind of went along with it but I never felt it in my heart, or only had glimpses of it in my heart. Then about a year ago I realized I just felt empty inside, hollow, sad. I was going through the motions of going to church and such but I just did not feel God's love for me. After earnestly seeking to know if God was there and seeking for guidance in the Book of Mormon I felt that love and peace again. I am Mormon because I know God lives and that he loves me! I am also Mormon because families are forever and that principle I learned in the Mormon church! Families do not end at death and that fills my soul with joy! :)

How I live my faith

Tghe number one way I am living my faith at the moment is that I am serving as a full time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I am serving in the Mississippi Jackson Mission (MJM) I came out to devote 2 full years of my life to my Heavenly Father. I know families are forever and I have given up some time with my family to help other families know that death is not the end, that they can be with there loved ones again through the power of Jesus Christ and that all of our sorrows in this life can be made up for. I know Jesus Christ lives. He is my savior and redeemer. Through him I have gained and can always gain a remission of my sins. He lifts me up in times of trial and hardship. He blesses my with his spirit! I love being a missionary! The people of the south are very friendly and they have very charming accents (although to them I have the accent I am sure.) I want to help as many people as I can to be able to find the peace of Jesus Christ in their lives and to come to a knowlege of his restored gospel! Man is that he might have joy (2 Nephi 2:25) I know joy comes through Jesus Christ, our Lord and Master!

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Jeph
Read the scriptures. Pray to God the Father in the name of Christ to know that Jesus is real and he cares for you. Ask with a sincere heart and real intent with a genuine desire to receive an answer and believe your Heavenly Father will answer you. Show more Show less