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Hi I'm Adam

I love sports and being active, and I love the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

About Me

I was born in California, but moved to Idaho when I was eight years old. Besides my baptism in California, most of my greatest memories have been growing up in Boise. Before my mission, I enjoyed playing a variety of sports. Baseball, track, and cross country were all great experiences for me. While participating in high school sports was very fun, they were not always the most gospel friendly environment- profanity and other obscenities were prevalent. Being raised as a member of the church, it was then I had to be sure of my faith. Playing sports was a spiritual trial for me, but because of my faith it made me stronger. I found great friends whom I could share my beliefs and I find strength in, friends that I will be eternally grateful. I am so happy living in the gospel, it has made me a better person and brought me great success in life. I know the Lord is watching out for me and providing a way. Currently, I am serving an LDS mission in São Paulo, Brazil. After my mission, I plan to attend college at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

Why I am a Mormon

The gospel of Jesus Christ provides direction for all who choose to follow it. The message is one of hope; God loves all of his children and wants them to return to Him. His gifts of eternal life, eternal families, and the chance to be made clean through the atonement of (his son) Jesus Christ are truly incredible.

How I live my faith

Being a missionary requires one to live the gospel all day every day for two years; I have been called to be a representative of Jesus Christ and therefore must act accordingly. The mission call I received was from a Prophet of the Lord, who knows that I have had experiences that were meant to help these people here. I have had to learn Portuguese to teach people the message of the restored gospel and I know that the Lord has helped me. The priviliege I have to serve a mission is not one that many have, I am very grateful for this opportunity. Not everyone can set aside there lives for two years to serve, because some people have to work to provide for themselves and their families. Before my mission, I had school, work, and other obligations. Now my only obligation is to dedicate my life to the people of Brazil while I am here.