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Hi I'm Reece Elmer

"I love to fly fish, rock climb and go on adventures, and I'm a Mormon."

About Me

I'm Reece! I'm 19 years old and I'm currently living in Michigan as a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints! Before my mission, I went to college for a little bit. I'm done with most of my generals and am on my way to become an ophthalmologist, an eye surgeon. I was an ambassador for my college and was also an ambassador for Utah State 4-H. I love doing anything outside; soccer, ultimate Frisbee, basketball, snowmobiling, rock climbing, hiking, fly fishing and photography.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because I have searched for the truth myself and have received an answer from our Father in Heaven. I choose to be a mormon because I have gained a testimony of it by reading the Book of Mormon and praying with faith in Jesus Christ and an open heart. When I did that, and asked God for an answer, the Holy Ghost gave me the knowledge that it is true. It was just like a knowing, a sense of peace and relief. I had received an answer that gave me assurance that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is truly Jesus Christ's one church on the earth today. From living the teachings of the prophets that God has given us in the past and today, I find so much joy and direction in my life. I know that all good things come from Jesus, and these are the best things I have in my life. I am a mormon because I can have great hope from knowing the teachings of Jesus Christ and that God still speaks to us today, that our families can be united together after we die and that we can find true direction while on this earth.

How I live my faith

I am living my faith by serving the Lord, Jesus Christ, with all my heart on a full-time basis as a missionary. This opportunity to give back to the one who gave me His everything is truly amazing and enjoyable. Every day, I try and help others come closer to Jesus Christ. I try to live my life as close to Jesus' perfect example as I can. I teach people about the happiness that comes from this restored Gospel of Jesus Christ and help them come closer to Him.