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Hi I'm Drew Alan Robertson

I grew up in Vegas. I am an Eagle Scout. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love camping and the outdoors, I'm an Eagle Scout. I grew up in a separated family, my Mom divorced my Dad when I was four. Throughout my childhood, my faith was constantly challenged by my Mom who is against the Church. The challenge of a separated family and many other things caused me to make a lot of decisions, and realize at a young age, that the Church was true. I like to work hard and to feel accomplished. I am a full time missionary for the Church until January 2016, but that is only the start of the work that I will participate in. After my mission I plan on going to college and pursuing a bachelors degree and entering the Air Force via ROTC. I plan to become a doctor or surgeon for the military, and then become a pilot.

Why I am a Mormon

Early on in life, when I was still beginning to learn about the Gospel, I was challenged by many about my faith. One of those people was my Mom, who was against the Church, and insisted that she take me to other churches. Although I was born into an LDS family, my mother fell away when I was an infant, but my Dad held strong, and raised me and my two older siblings in the Gospel. I guess you can say that I always had a testimony of the Gospel, but I finally put everything together when I was about thirteen. There was no real aha moment, but after praying about the Book of Mormon a lot of times, I just had a peace and knowledge that it was true, and that I could not deny it. Since then I have strengthened that sapling of a testimony, and I still know it is true. The most important aspect to me is my personal identity and what my and my family's true potential is, I struggled for a while with the doctrine that "families can be together forever", but after going to the temple in 2013, with that question I finally came to know the truth about families. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints proclaims family to be the fundamental unit of society and that marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God. I too know that is true, families truly can be together forever, that is the entire purpose of our existence. We do have a Heavenly Father who loves us, his children. He does watch over us and protect us, and yes sometimes "bad things" happen to good people, but I know that it is to make us stronger. I know that Satan is a real spirit, and that he is set on destroying us and our families. The war in Heaven is not over, the battle on families is still going on everyday, and Our Heavenly Father is here to guide His children. If we will but pray and ask, seek the truth and when you do follow Him. That is what this life is about, action, testimony it is for our growth and to become like our Savior Jesus Christ. We will mess up, but the Atonement is always there.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing. Action and faith is everything. I have always looked for ways to help others around me in my community and church, I enjoy the feeling and peace that both them and I feel after I have done something good. I spent countless hours also as a Boy Scout, serving those that live in Nevada, and doing various other projects, including my Eagle project, which was for a local elementary school. I have been called to serve as a missionary of the Church for two years!

In whom should we have faith?

Drew Alan Robertson
We should have faith in Jesus Christ. He atoned for our sins, He is our brother, and our Savior. He loves us with an infinite love, and He wants us to follow him. We must have faith in Him in order to become like Him, and to become clean and able to enter God's presence once more. Through the grace and mercy of Jesus Christ, and only through Him can we be saved. It is only possible because of His atonement, so naturally we need to have faith in Him and His atonement in order to use it. Faith is the first principle in the church, and it leads me and every other person in or investigating the church, to have a desire to know. Faith leads us to action and a desire to follow Jesus Christ. Show more Show less