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Hi I'm Austin

I grew up in Idaho Falls. I am currently serving in the California, San Fernando Mission. I love the outdoors! I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am currently serving a mission in the California, San Fernando mission . I come from a family of five and have 2 older brothers, both of which served missions and an amazing mom and dad who are strong in the gospel. I love spending time with them as well as when I am with my family, with them is when I am the happiest. I enjoy a variety of hobbies mostly involving the outdoors. I love hunting, fishing, camping, golfing, water skiing, and practically anything else that involves being outdoors. My favorite outdoor place to visit is Redfish Lake which is located in Stanley, Idaho. Each year we visit this great place as a family and make great memories. I also love sports. One of my favorite things to do is attend Utah State football games each year with my uncle. I am a huge fan! Go aggies! The most important thing to me in life is family. My favorite quote is "It's not what you are doing, It's who you are with." Family is everything!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that this is the true restored gospel on this earth in these latter days. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet and that he did restore this church to the earth. I know that Jesus Christ was our savior and truly suffered for each and everyone of our sins. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and was given to us as a guide in these latter days and it contains the fullness of the everlasting gospel. I know that through this gospel I can be with each and every person in my family for eternity, that is one of the biggest blessings in my life and truly why I love this gospel so much, I love my family so much and being with them forever is something I wouldn't give up for anything. I know the atonement is real. I have truly experienced the power and happiness it brings into your life. I have also had many experiences with it changing other peoples lives and the true happiness that it brings them. These experiences I wouldn't trade for anything. Our Savior loves each and everyone of us more than we can comprehend. Thomas S. Monson is our true and living prophet and I know his guidance to us comes directly from our Heavenly Father. I know this church is true. I am a Mormon because it is the only thing that brings true happiness into my life. Without this church I wouldn't be the man I am coming today. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints is true! I live it and I love it!

How I live my faith

I live my faith in a variety of ways. Currently I am living my faith by serving a mission. It is an amazing experience. Each day is a new adventure of spending time talking with everyone and looking for people to share the gospel with. My goal is to share the message of this great church with each and every person that I come in contact with! Before my mission I loved doing service, many hours were spent in my community helping others out with various things. These things ranged from shoveling snow off of driveways, to helping people on their farms. I truly found that when I was in the service of others is when I was the happiest. I was also involved in serving in my ward by teaching some of the lessons, or helping arrange activities for the ward. I also spent time visiting the sick and afflicted on various occasions. I love serving and the ability to live my faith to the best of my ability!

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

The Missionaries will share short and simple messages about the truth of the gospel with you. They will do this by coming acquainted with you and your family and building a friendship with you. They are there to answer any questions or concerns about the gospel that you may have. Show more Show less