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Hi I'm Israel Contreras

I'm basketball player, I'm orchestra musician, I'm a LDS missionary, I'm Mormon!

About Me

I was born in Mexico City, since my childhood I was always playful, so I started to be a scout, then I met the sports, so I started to learn and play almost any sports. I'm the only male son, I have two sisters, so I was the one who ought to protect them from the world (young men trying to flirt).I have both parents, they are married by this time and the eternity. My parents have taught me many things, including being a good man and a good citizenI´m a senior. I´m in the basketball team at my school. I´m member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and i love it.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the church because it is so real, that what I do well will bring blessings to me and my family . I like being part of the plan of our Heavenly Father , through the gospel has been restored , we can receive many blessings such as receiving forgiveness of our sins , being cleansed from our sins by baptism , and have the opportunity to return to our family and loved ones to the presence of our Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

I think the most effective way to teach and share the gospel is through our example , actions, and most importantly talk to everyone about what makes us different . The way I live the gospel , is the most natural way , of course I try to read my scriptures, pray , go on Sunday to the chapel , and I always make sure to let those around me I am a member of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Weekdays, I go out with my friends to the movies, talk or play a sport they have seen something different about me , so they ask me because I'm different ? because I'm not rude? because I do not drink alcoholic beverages? When I explain why I do not do certain things , they begin to think " that's good , I should try it sometime ".