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Hi I'm Esteban

I am from the great state of Texas. I am a sports fanatic. Right now, I am a missionary. But most of all, I am a Mormon.

About Me

I recently graduated high school and was blessed to graduate one of the top in my class. I played football as well as played soccer. To me, football is life! There is nothing quite like playing under the lights on a Friday night. Anyway, I love sports! I also love my friends but love my family even more than anything else. I am blessed to have known so many great people in my life and been able to have the opportunities that I have had. Following graduation, I am now serving a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Toronto, Canada, speaking Mandarin Chinese. Following my mission, I will be attending Utah State University on a scholarship. Despite all the accomplishments of my life, nothing is more important to me than the Gospel of Jesus Christ and my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to an amazing mother and father who were members of the Church. They raised me in a home centered on Jesus Christ. I was taught from a young age that this Church was true. And although I was born into the Church, we all make decisions about where to go in life. I made the choice to personally find out if this was the true Church of Jesus Christ restored again to the Earth. I studied the Book of Mormon and learned the beliefs of the Church and prayed to know if this Church was true. I felt, and feel over and over again even to this day, that it is true. I now can say that I have a personal witness of the truthfulness of this Gospel. I am a Mormon because this is the Church of Jesus Christ restored to the Earth, and no other church helps me become closer to Him than this one does.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by following our Savior, Jesus Christ. He is the ultimate example of love and service and I strive everyday to follow his example. I believe that is the best way for me to show my gratitude to Jesus Christ for His sacrifice for me. Throughout my teenage years, I served as a leader in my young men organizations. My goal was to help myself and the other young men to gain personal testimonies of the Lord Jesus Christ. But the best way to lead is to serve and that is how I try to live my faith everyday.

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is a second witness along with the Bible that Jesus Christ lives and that He is our Savior and Redeemer. It is a record of a people on the American continent who were taught by prophets to believe in Jesus Christ and follow Him. These prophets also prophesied that Christ would appear to the people of the American continent and following His resurrection, Jesus Christ fulfilled this prophecy by appearing to the people and teaching them His Gospel. The Book of Mormon contains the teachings of Jesus Christ. It also serves as the keystone of our religion. If the Book of Mormon is true, than it truly is the word of God and Joseph Smith truly was a prophet called of God. If Joseph Smith was a prophet, than the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the restored Church of Jesus Christ. You can know of its truthfulness by putting it to the test. Read it.The Book of Mormon concludes with a great promise that those who read it and sincerely pray about it can know by the Holy Ghost that it is true (Moroni 10:4). Show more Show less