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Hi I'm Josh Hamilton

I served a 2 year mission in New Zealand. I love my Family. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 21 years old, just returned from serving a 2 year volunteer mission in New Zealand. I like to play basketball, and I think hard work is important. I enjoy reading and writing. Service makes me happier then a lot of other things. I plan to go to college after serving a full-time mission. I always look forward to learning more about the Gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 16, I had not gone to church in just about seven years. A friend approached me and invited me to come along with him to church. Going to church that first time gave me such a great feeling and I never wanted it to go away. So for the past two years I have been attending Church. There was a short time about a year and a half ago that I wasn't living as faithful as I could have been. I had a friend that inspired me with her faith to start living more faithfully and love the Gospel more. Immediately, I got the overwhelming, amazing feeling again. Something about this Church, and living it's teachings, just feels right to me. That is why I have decided to serve a full-time mission. I want to help others find the same happiness I have found in my own life.

How I live my faith

So I came into the church when I was nine years old and I got baptized. After that, I stopped attending church for a while, but I came back when I was 16 years old. I have since done service in the community and for my church, which I enjoy doing. I have taught lessons to groups of teenagers the same age as me, among other things.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Josh Hamilton
A testimony is a short talk in front of someone or some people, telling them what you believe to be the truth. Most the time, it focuses on our belief in Jesus Christ and His atonement, and the fact that God called Joseph Smith to restore the true Church to the earth. Show more Show less