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Hi I'm Logan

I love sports, my family, I have been called to serve in the Uruguay Montevideo Mission, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a student at Brigham Young University taking a two year hiatus starting November 20th, 2014 to serve a mission in the Uruguay Montevideo area. I am the youngest of three children and was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. I grew up playing basketball, swimming, and diving, but I developed a passion for the sport of volleyball while I was at BYU. My major is statistics and I hope to compete a master's degree in my field of study.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have a testimony of the Gospel. I will be the first person to admit I don't know everything about the gospel, be it scripture knowledge or historical facts, but I know this church is true. The Holy Ghost bore witness of it to me, and I cannot deny that witness. Having grown up in the church I have felt the happiness of following the commandments and guides given to me by the church, and I have also felt the sorrow of deviating from them. I know that true eternal happiness can only be achieved through living the gospel of Jesus Christ, which we have through the restoration of it by Joseph Smith. I know the Book of Mormon is true, and is another testament of Jesus Christ. I bare my testimony that I know these things to be true, in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I love attending my ward (congregation) every Sunday. I also enjoy going out with the missionaries here and helping them whenever I'm able. While at college, I was a secretary for all the young men in my congregation and helped keep track of their records, and also helped them fulfill their duties within the church.

What is the difference between attending a church and attending a temple?

Logan
Churches are public places where members and nonmembers can go to worship, and learn about the church. This is where the congregation (ward) meets to pray, study scripture, and partakes of the sacrament. The temple is where sacred ordinances necessary for eternal life can be performed. Because these very sacred ordinances are being performed there, those able to enter the temple are limited to Mormons who are worthy, meaning that they obey God's commandments. Anyone that is interested is able to walk around the temple and go to the visitors center to find out more about the church and our temples. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Logan
Not all Mormons are required to serve missions, but many do. Men can serve as early as when they are 18 years old, and women when they are 19 years old; Married couples and seniors can also serve missions. Missions are voluntary service usually lasting 18 months to two years, and missionaries are not paid for their service. They serve wherever they are called ex. I have been called to the Uruguay Montevideo mission, and I will be leaving in November 2014. Show more Show less

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

Logan
If you would like to talk to someone in person, simply go to www.mormon.org/missionaries to request to be visited by the missionaries in your area. If you are unable, in your current circumstances, to meet with the missionaries in person, then you can chat with them online at www.mormon.org Show more Show less