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Hi I'm Justin Porter

I grew up in the wonderful state of Idaho, and am serving in the Washington DC North Mission, Amharic (Ethiopian) speaking!

About Me

Hey, I'm Elder Justin Porter. I was born and raised in southeast Idaho, and love it there. At the age of five I was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes and have had that for the last 14 years. Haha it's really not all that bad, so I can't complain! Currently I'm serving in Washington DC speaking Amharic! It's not even close to what I thought my mission would be like, but it's awesome and I love every minute of being out here!!!

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born in the church, I had to realize for myself that this was the Lords true church. And simply put, that's why I'm a Mormon. Because it's true, so what else really matters?

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by my words and actions everyday. And I am on a two year mission in Washington DC, where I have the opportunity to help others come unto Jesus.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Justin Porter
The Atonement is the only way to return to live with our Heavenly Father. Christ mercifully and lovingly paid the price for all of our sins, and suffered all the pains that we ever will experience. He did this so that we can be made clean by His suffering. The Atonement is a powerful tool that can help us overcome any and all challenges we face in life. All we have to do is allow Jesus to use it on us, and he always will. No man can comprehend the How of the Atonement, but that doesn't matter because it's the Why that is important. Christ suffered infinitely because he loves us, because had he not done so, we would never be able to be saved. Show more Show less