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Hi I'm Nathan

I grew up in southern California. Im the first missionary in my family and im a mormon.

About Me

I am 18 years old and I live in southern California and I have been called to serve as a missionary in Mexico. I love to learn and to play sports and I love the outdoors. After my mission I hope to enter college and move towards a career.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to parents who were members of the church and I grew up attending church every sunday.I never felt that this church was true until a became I teenager. Many questions began to come into my mind about whether the church was true and I wasn't sure and I didn't know what to do. I prayed about it and even though it took a long time I know my prayer was answered. One sunday my young mens leader challenged all the young men to read the Book of Mormon in a certain period of time, and if we completed we got to come to a barbeque where he cooked anything and everything we wanted. I took the challenge but I never thought of it as more than a challenge. I read the book from cover to cover for the first time and I know from the feeling I got and from the change in my life that came from reading everyday that the book is true. I know that the Book of Mormon is true I have felt the spirit testify the truthfulness of it as I pray. I know this church is led by Jesus Christ and that Thomas S. Monson is a true Prophet. I promise that if you haven't found the truthfulness of this church yet you can by reading the Book of Mormon. You will see what it does in your life, and if you pray you will know. I have read it and prayed about it and I promise it is true. That is the reason I attend church, serve a mission, and follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. All because of the blessings and testimony that God gave to me through the Book of Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing my best every day and never giving up. I love to serve others and through the church I have had many opportunities to serve people. I am an eagle scout and a missionary and from these things I have truly learned that serving others is serving God. I am so thankful to be part of this church and come closer to my savior Jesus Christ everyday. I am serving a mission because I want all people to feel the sweet peace and joy that the gospel of Jesus Christ can bring. God lives and loves us I have found that to be true. I have felt his love in my life and I know through the spirit that the Book of Mormon is True. With all my heart I believe that the church is true, and I know that it has been placed on here as part of God's plan to help us. The principles taught in the church bring me closer to God and I am so grateful to Heavenly Father for all he does to strengthen me.