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Hi I'm Israel

I was born and raised in California. I love playing sports and Im going on a mission to Xalapa Veracruz Mexico

About Me

I play all types of sports but i played football in high school and did track and field. I am an Eagle scout and enjoy being with friends and family. I'm a relaxed person but a hard worker. I've worked doing demolition since i graduated high school and i was born into the church.

Why I am a Mormon

Living the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the only thing that has brought true happiness in my life and many experiences have helped me to realize that God loves me and wants me to return to his presence. I was raised in the church and i always enjoyed coming to church and knew that it was true, but as i grew older, people kept asking if was going on a mission. I always said "yeah sure", but i never really knew if that was what i was supposed to do. When i was 17 i was at a fireside where the speaker challenged all of the young men to pray and ask god if they should serve a mission. I prayed the most sincerely i had ever prayed and stayed up all night waiting for an answer. The night passed and day came, and i had not received an answer. Later that day i picked up my scriptures and randomly opened Doctrine and Covenants 15:6 "And now, behold, I say unto you, that the thing which will be of the most worth unto you will be to declare repentance unto this people, that you may bring souls unto me, that you may rest with them in the kingdom of my Father". That was my answer! Ever since then i have been able to tell people that I WILL SERVE a mission because i know its what God want for me. I love the gospel and am excited to go to the people of Xalapa Mexico and teach them about the things that I Know.

How I live my faith

I try to always do what i know is right and help all of those around me. I go to my Sunday meetings and try to attend the temple when possible. I also enjoy going with the missionaries to lessons