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Hi I'm Nick

Born and bred in Southern Utah. On June 17 I report to MTC and will serve my mission in Indiana. I'm a Mormon and proud of it.

About Me

I am a senior at Dixie High school and was on the 3AA 2014 State championship football team. I have 3 brothers and my parents in my family. I have been accepted and am planning on attending BYU Idaho after my mission in Indianapolis, Indiana. I like to make videos on youtube that help people understand gospel messages. I love playing with my dogs and being outside playing sports. I really don't like high school and cant wait to get out and live my life. I plan on becoming a police officer or a criminal analyst for my career and am looking forward to starting a family.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been raised in the LDS (mormon) church and in a way that has made it difficult to gain a testimony of the truth of the Gospel. I've been taught the simple truths of the gospel since I was very young. However, it takes effort to become converted to its truth. When I was just barely 12 I believe, I had questioned whether this church was true, or even if God cared about me. I was up at my Grandparents cabin and I loved to ride their 4- wheelers around the roads. One day I decided to drive to the top of a hill about 1/2 mile away from the cabin, I drove up to the top of the hill and stopped then took the key out. Nearly right after I had done so the 4-wheeler lurched backwards down the hill into the brush and kept going. It was a pretty steep hill and I was holding on for dear life, then in my heart and in my head I heard just one word as if it was the boom of thunder, it simply yelled, "JUMP!" So I jumped, obviously. I think I went unconscious for a minute because I remember waking up staring in to a log that I had landed on. As I got up, I looked around and saw the 4-wheeler smashed seat first against a tree. I don't know if I would have died had I not jumped but in any case at that moment I knew that God was looking out for me. I still had problems, I messed up a lot until this point but my testimony still grew. I know now for myself that Jesus is the Christ and that he suffered and died for all mankind. He suffered, not only for our sins, but for all our sadness, anger, loneliness and heartache. Because of him, we can return to Heavenly Father. I also know that the Godhead consists of 3 separate beings, I also know that God has given his word to us through prophets like Moses, Noah and Adam. I know that his work will stop for no one and has begun again through the Prophet of this the final dispensation, Joseph smith. I know he saw God, I have felt that confirmed in my mind, and in my heart. And like Joseph, I cannot deny it. In the name of Jesus Christ Amen.

How I live my faith

I am the 2nd assistant in my Priest Quorum, which is just one of the groups in our Young men's program and have had many opportunities for leadership as a Deacons, and Teachers quorum (two other groups in our Young men program) president. I am currently an assistant building coordinator for my ward as well, for that calling I help coordinate who needs to use the church facilities so that there is no, or little, chaos. I love being involved in my church callings and having opportunities to lead. Through these opportunities and through my understanding that all members, and non members, have a divine purpose and we as leaders should strive to love them as Heavenly Father loves all of his children. I go Home teaching with my dad once a month where we go and visit 2-4 families in the ward that are assigned to us. We typically teach them that months home teaching message from the leaders of the church, then we ask if there is anything they are in need of whether its service, a blessing of health or any other need that they have. What I love most about home teaching is that we always can make sure nearly every ward member is taken care of.