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Hi I'm Gabriele Pinto

I am A proud Italian from the Alps. I'm a missionary for the Lord Jesus Christ, and I'm happy, because I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I come from the best place of the world, the beautiful Italian Alps. I love hiking with my family, which consists of my father Michele, my mother Laura and my brothers Stefano and Lorenzo. My parents are divorced, and I made the choice of living with my dad, that is not currently a member of the Church. Despite my age (I was born in 1994) I absolutely love all music from the 70s and 80s, one of the best gifts from my parents! I also played piano for 5 years, and trumpet for 3. Before leaving on a mission, I studied Environmental Chemistry and despite having forgotten pretty much everything, I still love the subject. Another hobby I had was playing videogames, especially League of Legends, and that gave me some addiction problems. In order to prepare to come on a mission, I gave up few things, but I received many more in return! I'm currently serving in the England London South Mission, and it's absolutely fantastic!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in it, and as many others, as a teenager I lost my faith and my testimony. The help and inspiration from family and friends helped me get back on track, and through personal experiences with the Lord, especially through diligent study of the scriptures and sincere prayer, I came at length to believe again in God and in the truthfulness of this Church, enough to send me on a mission to declare it. As now I'm serving Him, my belief changed into a sure knowledge that God is our Heavenly Father and loves us of the most perfect love that a parent may ever have. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is His kingdom, the instruments in His hands to prepare children for eternal life in His presence.

How I live my faith

Before coming on a mission, I was representing and organizing activities for a small group of universiy age youth. A challenging calling, but I learned the holy art of patience! As a missionary, it's very easy to live my faith, especially regarding service to others. The way, however, that I make it more an a mere calling to serve is by giving all my heart, mind and strength to the work of Almighty God!

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Gabriele Pinto
We believe that God literally is our spiritual Father. As His loved children, we have the potential to become like He is, by receiving a perfect, immortal body of flesh and bones, and by relying wholly upon our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to become clean from sin and eventually be perfected. God's purpose is for us to achieve this potential, and He works relentlessly to achieve our immortality and exaltation. No words can describe the love of our Heavenly Parents, but we can feel it as we come closer to Him through diligent study of His word and through sincere prayer. Show more Show less