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Hi I'm Wesley Fullenwider

I'm blonde, I'm geeky, I like sports. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I hope you've seen Princess Bride. If so, you know how to pronounce my name. Many people get it wrong, surprisingly. A lot of people call me Wes. That's fine, just don't do it in front of my parents. ;) Music is my life. I love all kinds of music (except country, because it gives you cancer) mainly Alternative Rock. My favorite band of all time is Muse. I love rocking out and blasting music! I'm a rather exceptional Trumpet and Trombone player and played in Concert and Jazz band all through high school. I can sing too! Just not professionally. I also love computers. When I was about 11 or 12 years old I fixed a nasty computer virus all by myself! Well, with the help of a forum. I love fixing them and continually finding out more about them! I'm hoping to major in something that has to do with computers, but I'm still not entirely sure what I want to do. You might be asking where New Castle, CO is. It's the one place in Colorado where nobody's heard of. Let's just say I'm between Rifle and Glenwood Springs. Which is about an hour east of Grand Junction. Which is about 3 hours west of Denver. Like I said. The place where nobody's heard of. I'm currently serving a Spanish Speaking mission in Minnesota, so no. You can't have my number. Yet. ;)

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Being a member my whole life has been a blessing to me in ways that I can't describe. Growing up I couldn't understand why that was the specific church I went to and why it was so important. But as I got older I realized that the evidence of the truthfulness of the church is in the feelings. I have read and gained a testimony of the Book of Mormon by reading and praying about it myself, and I have come to love and appreciate the members of the church in my community and how we are together like a family. The kindness of people in this church amazes me and I try to strive to be that guy that everyone wants to talk to when they go to church. I realize that togetherness is the safest way to live here on this Earth and it brings the most joy. Knowing that you have others you can turn to in times of need is the one of the greatest blessings I could ask for.

How I live my faith

I'm the kind of person that doesn't like when one of my colleagues are less happy than me. So if I see this, I drop all of my cares and worries and do whatever I can possibly do to help this person out. Paul says that without Charity, he's nothing. I believe that to be true for everyone. I find great joy in serving others and for a long time I didn't know why I felt that way. All I knew is that I felt good whenever I helped somebody. Now I know, after coming to church all my life, that the Spirit is with me when I serve others! The scriptures say "When you are in the service of others, you are only in the service of your God." Those are powerful words that I try to live by. Anytime I find the opportunity to help I take it. I try to love everyone no matter what! Like I said, I'm currently serving a mission in Minnesota, and so that's the biggest way I live my faith right now. I do everything from going door to door teaching people about the restored gospel to helping others through acts of service. We work hard to make our message known to all people and nations because the message brings us happiness, and we want to share that same happiness with others.

How are the activities of the Mormon missionaries funded?

Wesley Fullenwider
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints pay tithing, which is 10% of their income, every month. In addition to the missionary's family and ward contributing to the $400/month of the mission cost, tithing funds contribute to much of the missionaries' activities. These funds provide for the finances of mission vehicles, tracts, airplane tickets, etc. Many missionaries work and raise money before their mission to pay for their mission, however their home family and ward may also contribute to a mission fund in the ward or branch that goes to all missionaries serving in that current ward or branch. In short, the members pay for all of the church's finances. Show more Show less