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Hi I'm Chevin Conger

I am from Indiana, I grew up Pentecostal and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm currently a missionary serving in the Colorado Fort Collins Mission (Sept. 2015-Mar. 2017). When I'm home, am a college student that loves religion. I really enjoy learning about other peoples faiths and why the chose to be the faith they are.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up Pentecostal, but when I went to College, I wanted to discover who God was to ME. When 2 LDS missionaries asked if I wanted to learn more, I said yes! I was really stressed my first year.Talking to the missionaries brought peace. I also met with representatives of other faiths weekly. I was looking for God's will, not to be convinced by anyone. After 6 months of meeting with everyone, I started to feel like I was being pulled every which way & eventually took a 3 week break from meeting with religious people. I had created a habit of reading the Bible & journaling every morning. I was going to keep that up & also read the Book of Mormon and pray specifically about it. I didn't read the Book of Mormon. There was a bunch of other things going on & I didn't prioritize it. After 3 weeks I began to feel God was missing from my life & became depressed. I met with the Elders after those 3 weeks & through sobs I told them that I was sick of not hearing from God. 1 day it felt like He was there, the next like I was just making Him up. At this point, I desperately wanted to do God's will, if only I knew what it was! At the end of the lesson, they asked me to pray & then for us all to just be quiet and listen. I was exhausted from crying & had no clue what to say, but I got on my knees. In that moment, I recognized the Spirit was there. I felt several things people had described as the Spirit:God inspired me to say something, crying, my heart felt like it was too big for my body. I recognized the Spirit WAS there. In that same moment the distinct thought came into my head, almost as if someone else had placed it there. It said "the Mormon church is true". This prayer was special to me because God had answered my prayers. He had brought me to a place where I was so desperate for Him, He knew that if He gave me an answer, I would act on it. On April 27th, 2013 I was baptized & have had the truthfulness of this church confirmed to me in small ways every day since!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by soaking up all the information I can get. I love having gospel conversations with anyone that will have them with me. I love learning about truth whether it be at church, school or in my day to day life. One of my favorite ways to live my faith is by sharing with others the light I have found.