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Hi I'm Trevor

I grew up in Utah, United States. I have been called to serve a mission in Budapest, Hungary. I am a Mormon!

About Me

I am an 18 year old missionary that has been called on a mission to the Budapest, Hungary Mission, Hungarian speaking. I have 2 wonderful parents that have brought me up in the church from the very beginning. I enjoy playing soccer whenever possible. I played recreational soccer for years growing up. My favorite hobby is to play the piano. I didn't always enjoy playing until I stopped taking lessons. Now I play for at least an hour a day. Music, to me, is a very incredible and unique way of sharing your emotions. I have a family consisting of 8 kids; 5 boys and 3 girls. I love big families! My one older sibling, my older sister is serving a mission in the Philippines.. I love to spend time with my family. I love to smile and be happy. Nothing will get in my way of being happy! I live in the city, but my Dad is a farm boy as well as my extended relatives. I listen to country music and hope to live in the country when I get older. My dream job is to be a music composer for movies. I listen to instrumental movie scores all the time. I pretend I am a superhero when I'm driving and listening to movie soundtracks. I am a big dreamer! I love to learn and want to understand everything. I will always take the opportunity to learn when it comes. Everyone is my friend no matter their status in life. I love to listen to people's stories and their way of thinking. I hope to serve my life full of service.

Why I am a Mormon

I love this gospel. For many years as a kid, I leaned on the testimony of my parents. I thought that someday, I would suddenly get this great vision and know that the church was true. The day didn't come, and my testimony wasn't coming either. I remember laying in bed a few years ago thinking about my testimony. I didn't really have one. I had felt what I thought was the spirit, but didn't know of a surety that, that was what it was. There is a difference between feeling the spirit because you are doing something good, and feeling the spirit because he is testifying to you. When he testifies to you, you receive a greater understanding of what he is testifying to you. You paradigm changes and you receive an epiphany of that concept. I had not had him testify to me that the gospel is true. The reason was because I had not been seeking for an answer. There I lay in bed, and I began to cry. I was a teenager. Everyone my age knew that the church was true, but I didn't know yet. I was waiting for God to tell me, but wasn't really to asking. My cry was one of those intense ones where it seems no matter how hard you try to stop, those tears fall and you consistently weep. I wanted to know. I had to know. I told God that and that I wouldn't continue life until I knew. I wouldn't go to bed until I was told whether it was right or not. The uncontrollable cry was not going away. I feared that my younger brother (sleeping below me on a bunk-bed) would wake up and think me a baby for crying. I asked and asked. My fear of waking up my brother grew bigger and bigger. I then began to ask God to help me stop crying. I was truly unable to stop by myself. As soon as I asked, my breathing was resolved to normal. Tears ceased, and the spirit testified. I was so happy! The emotion felt was the opposite end of the spectrum than previously. Since then, through my faith and works, my testimony has become surer and surer. Now it is a knowledge. Ask and you SHALL receive. I am a Mormon!

How I live my faith

The members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints share a common understanding of the gospel. They have a particular love that cannot be found everywhere around the world. They are very caring about each individuals situation, and work towards giving each one the most enjoyable and happy life they can. Encouragement and joy are always present. I have been the president of my previous youth groups before and greatly enjoyed the calling. I love to serve people and make them happy. I try my best to stand as a witness of Christ in every setting of life I encounter. I am very grateful for the wonderful opportunity I had to grow up in the church and feel responsible to give back to God by bringing in as many others into the church as I can. God is definitely in my life; always has been and always will be. I talk to him often and feel his love when I do. He is my best friend. Right now I am serving as a missionary for the people in Budapest, Hungary. I try to live my faith by following my Savior, Jesus Christ's, example. I can never fully thank him for what he has given me. I will forever be in debt. As a missionary, my standards and actions must be very righteous and holy. I wear the missionary tag that sets me apart from the world as a representative of Jesus Christ. This means that I must try my best to let people see and better understand Christ's love for them by the actions I give out. Christ is my light and my life.

In whom should we have faith?

Trevor
The most important person to have faith in is The Savior of all mankind, Jesus Christ. He is the foundation for us to live with our Heavenly Father again. When we have faith in him, we act in ways that would please him and we keep his commandments. Christ is the first and foremost we should have faith in. We can also have faith in President Thomas S. Monson, the current prophet of the church. We can have faith in Joseph Smith and his story of seeing The Father and The Son. We can have faith in our ward and stake leaders and in their revelation for those they lead. Faith leads to action and to have faith in someone is to act upon the teachings they give. Show more Show less