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Hi I'm Jefferson Liao

I'm from Minnesota. I play tennis, I'm serving a 2 year mission in Madagascar, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi I'm Jefferson. I love to play tennis, hang out with friends, listen to music, watch movies, be outside, and travel. I'm really nice and funny. I graduated from high school in 2014 and I am currently serving a 2 year church mission in Madagascar. I will be attending BYU afterwards.

Why I am a Mormon

One day, in 1999, my family was visiting our grandparents in Taiwan. My dad was the only one home with the kids when the missionaries knocked on the door looking for someone else. My dad told them he was just visiting and said he lived in Minnesota. He gave them his business card (contact info) and didn't think too much about it. 6 months later, it completely changed my family's life. The missionaries called and started teaching us lessons. My parents were just being friends with them at first but 9 months later, in March of 2000, my parents were baptized. Shortly after, our family was sealed in the newly dedicated St. Paul Minnesota Temple for time and all eternity. I am grateful for the missionaries and for my parents for accepting the gospel. I am a member of this church because I know that it is true. It has changed my life. His gospel brings happiness to me and as I continue to live it, it brings greater joy into my heart. I am serving a mission so that I can bring others into this church so that they too can experience what I have. I am going on a mission so that families can be together forever. I am going on a mission so that I can bring others unto Christ. Our Heavenly Father has a plan for us and He wants us to return back to live with Him. His only begotten Son, our Savior, Jesus Christ, was crucified on the cross, to die for us. He took upon all of our sins so that we could repent and be forgiven. He loves us that much. Because of Him, we can all return to live with our Father in Heaven and with our families for all eternity. I am a Mormon because this is Jesus Christ's restored church on the earth today. And it has blessed my life.

How I live my faith

I go to church and I share the gospel with my friends. I try to be a good example to others and always look for opportunities to serve and help others. I am serving a mission so I have many opportunities to share the gospel to the people of Madagascar.