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Hi I'm Alec Cutler

I am from upstate New York, and I grew in Germany. I am a student at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

About Me

I was born in a small town in upstate New York. My dad is a scientist and my mother is a stay-at-home mom. I am the youngest of three children; I have two wonderful older sisters. When I was four years old my family moved to Wiesbaden, Germany. When I was eight years old my family moved back to the United States. Soccer is my passion, and I have played it since I was four years old; I hold several records in the state of New York. I attended a small Catholic high school, and I now attend Brigham Young University. I am a shoe collector. I am a car enthusiast. I am an Eagle Scout. I am an athlete. I am a son. I am a brother. I am an uncle. I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason I am a mormon is simple, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the only church on the earth with the fullness of the restored gospel. Through obedience to the commandments I have received immeasurable blessings, and I have felt God's love in my life. I have a firm testimony that: God is our Eternal Father and He loves us, Jesus Christ is our Savior and He died on the cross and rose on the third day to atone for our sins, the prophet Joseph Smith restored the gospel of Jesus Christ to the Earth, there is a living prophet on the Earth today, Russell M. Nelson, who receives revelation directly from God, and that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and that it is the only book on Earth that contains the fulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

From pretty much the day I was born, I have attended all three hours of church every Sunday. When I was eight years old, I made the decision to be baptized, and I have never regretted that decision. However, in my high school years I often saw church as a burden more than a blessing, and my conduct was not always christlike. This lack of faith and corresponding slip in behavior left a big hole in my life, a hole that nothing worldly could fill. When I came to college I made a decision, a decision that I would be all in. I attend church (nearly) every Sunday with an attitude of gratitude, rather than one of annoyance or resistance. I go to the temple every week. I accept and magnify any assignments I receive. I have studied the entire Book of Mormon, and I have gained a great testimony of it from reading it every day. I pray with sincerity every morning and every night, as well as keeping a prayer in my heart all day. I volunteer and perform service for others when I have free time. I do not watch or listen to media that is not conducive to the Holy Ghost's companionship. I try to be more kind and accepting of others, even if sometimes that is incredibly difficult. I try my best to pattern my life after Christ's The changes I have seen in myself because of these adjustments is indescribable. The more I try to be like Christ, the easier it becomes. I plan on serving a worthy full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; two years is a small price to pay for all that I have been given.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Alec Cutler
The Book of Mormon was written by ancient prophets in the Americas, under the direction of God the Father and Jesus Christ. It was translated through the divine power by the prophet Joseph Smith. You can receive a confirmation of these truths by reading it and praying with sincerity to know that it is true. Show more Show less