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Hi I'm Lindsey Walker

I am now serving a mission in TAIWAN! I love to be outside and spend time with my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to learn and I study at BYU Provo. I am majoring in Genetics and Biotechnology. I am still trying to figure out my future career goals, but I know I want to help people. There are a lot of directions I can take and I am very excited at the prospect! No matter what, I know that my religion and faith will only help me be a better scientist. I believe in absolute truth, I love how this gospel is a way of life, not just another way to worship. Family is the most important thing to me, and I love to spend time with them! We go camping, fishing, hiking, dirt biking, snowmobiling, skiing, you name it! I am the oldest of four children so I understand what it is like to be the "guinea pig" but it has brought me so much joy in my life to be an example and a leader. I am so lucky to be serving a mission in Taiwan. I love it here! "I live in a tropical island, in the middle of the ocean!" And I get to serve the Lord and people--that's the best part.

Why I am a Mormon

I love this gospel because not only does it make so much logical sense, but also because it brings so much happiness and "spiritual sense". I have always grown up as a part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but I am not a Mormon out of sheer tradition. I have gained my own testimony of the truthfulness of this gospel. I have seen so much peace brought into my life because of the knowledge that I have gained in my life. I know that He has once again restored the fullness of His gospel. It brings me so much happiness! I am very committed and I live this life style whole heartedly, as I do with everything else in my life. I am a Mormon because I have come to know that we are all children of God and I have come to know my Savior, Jesus Christ and His great love for me, and for all of us.

How I live my faith

I actively participate in the student ward as a counselor to a president. I oversee certain aspects of our organization within the church group such as planning activities, and making sure that there are opportunities for others to serve and visit the people within our group. I strive to be a light by sharing my beliefs in Sunday School and in our other lessons. I make sure that I am allowing myself enough time to serve others and show Christ's charity. Currently, I am in the Taiwan Taipei Mission and am loving serving a full-time mission!

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Lindsey Walker
I love to spend time in nature! And when we are camping next to clear mountain lake with huge trees surrounding us with a beautiful blue sky above, I can't just seem to think back to the creator of the world. All the things around me testify that there is a God, and even myself, my body, my mind, my heart tell me that I have a greater purpose and that my spirit was divinely created. Chance couldn't have created this marvelous world that we live in. Show more Show less

In whom should we have faith?

Lindsey Walker
I believe it is so important and absolutely necessary to have faith in God the Father, His Son Jesus Christ and in the Holy Ghost. Also, I think we need to have faith in ourselves as children of the Almighty. I like to illustrate this with an analogy of chopsticks. If we are just one chopstick and we rely on our own power... maybe we can do it. Maybe we can live our life and eat our food, but how hard and completely unnecessary is it? Very. Of course we need to do our part and have faith in ourselves, but if we add faith in God and rely on our Father, Savior and the Holy Ghost (the second chopstick) we can quickly eat our food and live a much happier life. Faith is a principle of action, power and strength. Show more Show less

Where did Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begin?

Lindsey Walker
To be simple, this gospel, the gospel of Jesus Christ has been from the beginning. Before God created the world, we lived with Him in our pre-mortal existence. We learned. Through God's plan, Adam and Eve first came to Earth and continued to study and live the gospel. And subsequently, so did we. God gave us prophets to guide us, from Adam down to Christ. Afterward we had a time where Christ's apostles and were rejected and we no longer had that prophetic guidance. People were trying to follow Christ and the Bible, but slowly the doctrines were changed, and many churches were built. We needed a restoration of the truth! In 1820 a boy named Joseph Smith went to a grove to pray about which church was true. He received an answer. And through Joseph Smith--Christ restored His church--the same church as when He was on the Earth. The same gospel from the beginning. In 1830 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints was organized in New York. So yes, God is a Mormon. Show more Show less