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Hi I'm Nathan Sweet

I love to eat bacon. I love the Indianapolis Colts. I am a missionary in the worlds greatest mission AND I am a mormon.

About Me

One of my biggest accomplishments has been obtaining the rank of eagle scout. I enjoy almost everything that I do. I don't have many dislikes. I absolutely love to play sports even if I am bad at them. I love doing things outside like camping and fishing. I love classic rock. My mom raised me on it and I will forever love it. I also enjoy playing video games. I am very passionate about football. I love to play, research, watch, and learn about football. My favorite team is the Indianapolis Colts and I will love them as long as I live. One of the hardest moments in my life is when my dad died. I was thirteen. My mom has recently remairried and I am glad that she is happy and that my step dad wants to have a great relationship with me. I have eaten the worlds hottest hot sauce! (7.1 million scoval units) I am currently serving a mission in the California Roseville Mission, which is the best mission on the planet! I finish in December of 2016.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this church and for that I am very greatful. I don't have a grand conversion story. I was taught the doctrine and prayed to God asking if it was true. When he confirmed its truthfulness to me, I knew this was the right church. Since then I have participated faithfully in all of my church callings and I am currently serving a 2 year mission in California.

How I live my faith

I am a very service oriented person. I love to serve my family and freinds and also people that I dont know that need help. Also I live the standards I have been taught. Doing this has brought great blessings into my life. In church I was the assistant cub scout master. Currently I am serving a mission in the California Roseville mission and having the time of my life.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Nathan Sweet
Once of the big reasons that missionaries proselyte is because we have found the joy this gospel brings into our lives and we want others to have that joy as well. We are not forced to do this. We choose to dedicate time to The Lord to spread His gospel around the world. The gospel blesses people and their families and we want to help others come to know our savior, Jesus Christ, in a more intimate way. Show more Show less

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

Nathan Sweet
The church services are held on Sunday throughout the day. They last 3 hours and are separated into 3 different sections. First is sacrament meeting. This is where we partake of the sacrament. The sacrament consists of the bread and water which is blessed by worthy priesthood holders. During this time we also sing hymns, we pray, and hear talks or sermons prepared by members of the congregation. These talks are always assigned to them in the weeks prior. On one Sunday a month there is fast and testimony meeting. On this Sunday instead of prepared talks the members of the congregation may go up to the pulpit, by choice, and bear their testimony. They let us know the things that they know are true. By doing this, the Holy Ghost is able to testify to us that the things they are saying are true. After this we go to Sunday school. There we are able to learn the doctrine of the church. In these classes their are people of many different understandings. Not everyone in the class may know all of the answers. This is why we go. To learn and be reminded of those things we may have learned in the past. Also there is primary. This is where the kids go. They sing songs and participate in activities that will help them learn the basic principals of the gospel. Then we go to priesthood and relief society classes. The men go to priesthood and the women go to relief society. There we are able to learn things that pertain directly to us. Visitors are always welcome and encouraged to come. Show more Show less