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Hi I'm Kody Baxter

I'm an adopted Yinzer, I like plants, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm an easy-to-please sort of guy. I enjoy a good match of ping pong, simple dignified conversation, and a microwave taquitos. I am serving as a full time missionary in the Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Mission and it is excellent! Two missionaries knocked on my great-grandmother's door in this mission in York, Pennsylvania 60 years ago, which changed my life. I'm grateful be in the land of my forefathers to pass the blessings on. I really like reading the scriptures and learning new things in general. The most satisfying feeling for me is really earning something. I'm a Yinzer, I like plants , and I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I recently found out how difficult life is without the Gospel to help make sense of it. I was not active in the church most of the time I was growing up. I found out that the church was true when I really put in the effort to find out if it was true and if it was something that was going to bless my life. I found that it certainly is true, and the blessings have flowed. It takes a personal desire to know, not just somebody else wanting it for you. Nothing else creates the same satisfying and lasting peace that the gospel of Jesus Christ does. Nothing. I read the Book of Mormon and asked God if it was really from Him. I really came to feel that it was the truth, that God was the one who gave it to us. You can know that too. Just try it. "Doubt your doubts before you doubt your faith."

How I live my faith

I think faith is only faith if you're willing to do something with it. I try to do that. I find joy in sharing the gospel with others. That not only shows my faith, but strengthens it. Sometimes we get an impression to do something, or say something. That is usually the Spirit of God telling us to act. We show our faith by doing what the spirit tells us. God wants us to have faith in Him and His Son, Jesus Christ. That is how we can be happy, by always trying to grow and show our faith.