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Hi I'm Sam Hadfield

I'm from Orem, Utah, I'm a student at BYU, I'm a missionary for the church in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I attend BYU, and I am a big baseball player and golfer. I'm serving a mission in the best mission ever, The Alpine German Speaking Mission, in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. I love the experiences I'm having, the people I'm meeting, and most importantly, the man I'm becoming. I love being a Mormon!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and have lived in Utah my whole life. I have been around the influence of the church and its members my entire life. One of the things I am proud to say daily is that I am a follower of Jesus Christ and His teachings. His Atonement has helped me in my life more than I can express, and I want to share that with others. I am thankful for the life and ministry of the Savior, and his sacrifice for us. I know that during his life and ministry, records were kept, like the Bible and the Book of Mormon. I know both of these books to be true. I have read them both and have prayed about them to know of the truth contained, and I can testify that they are true. The Book of Mormon was restored by a young man named Joseph Smith through the power of God. I know that as I read the Book of Mormon, I can feel the Spirit teaching me and guiding me through my life. The Book of Mormon has become an excellent guide in my life. The reason I chose to serve a mission is because I know Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ are real, and the power and blessings of the Atonement are real. I know they have blessed us with the Book of Mormon as well as the Bible, and that through those teachings, I can be with my family for time and all eternity, and I want other people to know that they can too.

How I live my faith

I live my faith currently by serving a mission and sharing with the world the greatest message of happiness they will ever hear. I live my faith by sharing what I know to be true with others.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Sam Hadfield
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a missionary church. After Christ's death, Peter, James, and John decided that it had been nice working with the Savior and they would go back to fishing. Now, remember, Peter's apostollic mission began when he was fishing and Christ said, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men." This time, however, they had been fishing all night with no success. They saw a man sitting on the beach, who yelled out, "Cast your nets on the right side of the ship." Peter and his crew were not able to pull the nets in because there were so many fish. They then knew it was the Lord. When they got to shore, Jesus looked through all the fishes and said, "Peter, do you love me more than these?" And Peter says, "Yea, Lord thou knowest I love thee." Christ asks him twice more, "Do you love Me?" Peter says twice more, "Yes, I do." Then, Christ says to him, "Feed my Sheep." Ever since that day, missionaries have gone out to the world to 'Feed His Sheep'. In the Book of Mormon, when addressing the Nephites, Christ says, "Repent, all ye ends of the earth, and come unto me and be baptized in my name, that ye may be sanctified by the reception of the Holy Ghost, that ye may stand spotless before me at the last day." Our purpose as missionaries, revolves around 'Helping others to Come unto Christ.' Our goal is to share what has made us happy with the rest of the world, and teach them about the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Sam Hadfield
The scriptures tell us that 'all things denote there is a God', and I couldn't agree more. When I look at the blessings in my life, it's obvious to me there is a God, and that He's looking out for me and He loves me. There is no coincidences in our day to day lives. I can't say that it was a coincidence that I was born in the place I was, that I was born into the family I was, or that I have the friends I have. God looks out for me. When I see the beauty of nature and the situation I've been placed in, I often reflect that there is a God and He makes Himself manifest in my daily life. Show more Show less