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Hi I'm Matthew DeHaan

I live in the beautiful town of St. George, Utah. I love to go rappelling and rock climbing. I'm glad to be a Mormon.

About Me

Much of my life is influenced by music. I love singing, dancing, and playing the piano. My musical talents have helped me have fun in my high school plays that I have been in. But in my free time, I love being outdoors. I especially love to go rock climbing and rappelling. My favorite hike is the Subway in Zion National Park. I have just graduated from Dixie High School, and am about to serve a mission in Edmonton, Canada. After my mission, I plan to attend the University of Utah and study Applied Mathematics.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the church, so when I was younger, going to church on Sunday was what you did. But as I've grown, I've developed my own testamony for the gospel. I have read the Bible and the Book of Mormon, and then went to my Heavenly Father in prayer. As I've followed his commandments, I've realized the blessings that I have received. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is Heavenly Father's church.

How I live my faith

My favorite way to live my faith is by going to the temple. I feel the Lord's spirit closer than I could anywhere else. Even just walking though the temple grounds on the way home from school is relaxing. I also love going to Institute with all my friends. The teachers are always very funny, and the lessons are so interesting!

What is the Book of Mormon?

Matthew DeHaan
The Book of Mormon is another account of people of old, just as the Bible is. The Book of Mormon tells accounts of miracles, commandments, and prophets of God. This book tells the story of a family lead by their father Lehi, the first prophet in the Book of Mormon. He led his family across the ocean to the American continent. Their family grows and becomes a great civilization. This book also tells record of Jesus Christ coming to the American continent after his crusifiction and resurrection. The story of these people called the Nephites and Lamanites can be read hand in hand with the Bible. As the Book of Mormon states on it's front page, it is simply another testament of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less