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Hi I'm Seth

I grew up in Cape Town, South Africa. My three passions are sport, music and people. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I served a mission in Durban, South Africa where I was fortunate to also spend time in the kingdoms of Swaziland and Lesotho. Since returning home I have embraced my passions of teaching, people and sport by coaching field hockey, general ball skills and swimming to all ages between 3 and 50. Towards the end of 2014 I moved to Salt Lake City, Utah to continue my college education, to embrace new opportunities and see extended family I had not seen for 10 years. I am currently studying in the hopes of achieving my dreams of opening a sports academy for children. I love fixing broken bicycles, meeting new people and learning different things.

Why I am a Mormon

I love being Mormon because it satisfies questions and yearnings my mind and spirit have. The teachings make sense and I feel a particular love within myself I cannot get from anywhere else. I haven't always been fully active, I realized that every person has to make that choice at some point in their life, and I am grateful I chose a better way to live my life. I am by no means perfect or even good but I try my best to be better this week than I was last week.

How I live my faith

For 18 months I had been involved with missionary work in my home town in providing a link between the full time missionaries and the members of the church. I would assist them however I could, my favorite part was organizing and putting on activities for the community. We tried to make them as fun as possible, showing how living the gospel of Jesus Christ was something to be excited and happy about. I would also teach classes to new and returning members as well as those who were investigating the church. The teachings and principles taught by Christ are beautifully simple and provide answers to any question an earnest inquiry brings. I have grown up attending the LDS church from a young age. I have always been in the minority, not only as a Mormon but as someone who believes in God. This prospect has given me a lot of perspective and caused me to be open minded when it comes to peoples beliefs. I try to live my faith by action and example. By doing so, I have been able to share why I refrain from certain activities and why I believe in what I do.