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Hi I'm Harrison Birkeland

I was born in raised in Florida. I surf, longboard, and play music. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to be outside and doing things. I surf, longboard, and play music. In high school I was full-time dual enrollment student. I have worked for an electrician for almost a year. I am serving a mission in East Lima, Peru. After that I will be attending BYUI.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I was born into it and now that I am older I know that my Heavenly Father loves me. Although I did not gain my own testimony like a convert, it came over my teenage years. What has helped me a lot when I was a youth was a program called EFY(Especially For Youth) in which every summer I would go away for a week to a college campus and take church classes with other youth going through the same trials that I was. Going to this summer camp has helped my testimony grow. Also having the missionaries come over to my house and going out with them to teach investigators has helped my testimony grow as well. I know that Joseph Smith restored the true gospel to the earth. I know that the Book of Mormon is the truest book that has ever been written. I know that Prophet Thomas S. Monson leads and guides the church through revelation directly from Jesus Christ. I know that Jesus Christ died for our sins so that we can be saved in heaven. I know that if you live righteously and keep the commandments God will bless you.

How I live my faith

I help out when people move into the ward. If the opportunity presents itself, I will share my knowledge of the gospel to those who want to learn. I home teach the bishop of my ward with my dad.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Harrison Birkeland
Of course not! Mormons help everyone who stands in need of help. "When ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God." Mosiah 2:17 When I serve God I feel his love. When I go on a mission I will be serving the city I am in and God. Show more Show less