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Hi I'm Tyler Sumsion

I love the outdoors, I love my family, and I love my faith. I'm a missionary in the Taiwan Taipei mission, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love camping, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, any kind of sport, and just being outside! I love my family. They are so important to me and I wish the best for them. One of the reasons I am spending these two years of my life as a missionary is because I want my two little brothers to serve missions themselves. I have grown up in this church, and I know it to be true! Through a special experience that happened to me when I was a young age I knew God existed and he knew who I was. I knew that God loved me as an individual and he had a specific plan for me. I know that our Heavenly Father loves each and every single one of us and wants us to be happy and have joy. This is why I am a missionary, to spread this good news with the whole world! I want to share what is precious to me, because I know that this happiness that I have is something that every person can learn and find for themselves.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that Jesus Christ himself came to the Earth, Atoned for my sins, and shortly thereafter was resurrected. Through this act we can all return to God's presence. Having this knowledge has changed my life for the better. Because Jesus Christ's Atonement is the center of the Plan Of Salvation. Having the knowledge of what this Plan includes has changed my life. I know that we can see our loved ones again after they have passed away. I know that even though we are imperfect and sin, we can rely on the Atonement of Jesus Christ to be saved, after all we can do to repent and change. I know that we will all be resurrected after we die, and we will receive glorified perfected bodies. Knowing all this changes the way I think, changes the way I make decisions, changes how I treat others, and changes how I live my life. I testify that no matter who we are or what our background is, we can rely on Christ. He can strengthen us, and he can help us become the best version of ourselves.

How I live my faith

I am serving a full-time mission in Taiwan, Taipei speaking Mandarin Chinese. Learning this incredible language is truly a challenge, but I have so much fun doing it! I know that the Lord is helping me and supporting me in my cause. I live my faith by spending every single day sharing what I know to be true with strangers on the road! Every day I strive to read my scriptures, the word of God, and study out what the Lord would have me do as his representative. I declare repentance every day by inviting people to come unto Christ, follow his example, and be baptized. Baptism is the gate that leads to Eternal Life. This is the good message!