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Hi I'm Jaden

I grew up in the state of Utah. I have big dreams of following my Heavenly Father's plan for me, along with changing the world.

About Me

I am a son of God. Despite my own plans of making it big as a football player someday, I now rely on my Heavenly Father and strive to align my will with his. I love being active, being outdoors, and crushing my comfort zone. I love to impact people's lives in the way that they have impacted mine. One day I want to play college football, receive a college degree in business, start my own charity, as well as getting married in the temple and beginning my own family here on Earth. Currently I am serving in the Florida Orlando Mission as a full time missionary for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints not because my Family is and was before me, but because I know for myself that it is true. In James 1:5 Heavenly Father instructs all of us to ask and he will answer. My senior year of High School I wanted to know that this was the true Church, and I knew I could receive that answer through studying the Book of Mormon and receiving an answer that is the true word of God. Upon completing the Book of Mormon on a mountain top in Draper Utah over looking the Draper temple, I knelt in prayer and asked my Heavenly Father if it was true. I received a manifestation of the spirit that was undeniable but very subtle, the peace and the message I received was "to continue with faith". I am a Mormon because everyday I find myself receiving new questions, and through my search for the answer, finding faith and strength along the way. Heavenly Father doesn't feel a need to be blunt with me and send me a huge confirmation of the truthfulness of this gospel. I know in my heart that it is true.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving in the Florida Orlando Mission as a full time missionary. This opportunity to serve the Lord for two years of my life helps me create a life long and eternal purpose of putting my Father in Heaven first in all things that I do. As I have doubts as to my own abilities and to my own questions in life, I turn to my Heavenly Father. Through prayer I am able to build my relationship with him, and through my study of the Scriptures (The Book of Mormon as well as the Bible and other references) I better come to understand his will for me and what he expects from me. Building this relationship allows me to better understand the guidance and counsel he gives me on a daily basis. Without my Heavenly Father I am nothing, With Him and His Son Jesus Christ, I have the opportunity to be everything.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Jaden
The Atonement is incredibly deep, and impossible to comprehend completely in this life. The Atonement refers to our Savior's sacrifice in the Garden of Gethsemane, His death on the cross, and his resurrection. The Atonement was necessary and an important part of our Heavenly Fathers plan called the Plan of Salvation. The Atonement is what allows us to be freed from spiritual and physical death in this life. Show more Show less