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Hi I'm Rachel

I'm from a small town in Wyoming. I attend college at BYU, and I'm majoring in Elementary Education. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been blessed to be surrounded by music my whole life. I play the piano, flute, and pipe organ. I have three siblings: an older brother and a younger brother and sister. We all learned how to play the piano. I'm attending college and I love it! Education is very important to me and it has helped me in many ways. In December I returned from serving as a missionary in the Brazil Porto Alegre South Mission. This experience changed my life. Being a missionary is a huge blessing. There is nothing better than sharing the light of Christ with people around the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I know this is the true church of Jesus Christ. Because of it, I have been able to avoid many temptations I would not have otherwise. I know the things we have been commanded to do are to help us. They keep us safe. I know we have prophets in these days. I know the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. It works hand in hand with the Bible and they both testify of Christ. I know Jesus Christ is the center of this church. All things point to him in some way. I know, through faith, anything is possible. I have witnessed miracles within my own family and myself. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the fully restored gospel. It is true.

How I live my faith

My goal as I go day to day is to live in a way that is an example of Jesus Christ. I strive every day to be more like him. As I've been on a mission, I understand that I am representing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as well as representing Christ. I do my best to be a light in people's lives and be someone Christ can count on to spread the message of the restored gospel.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Like the song "There is a Green Hill Far Away" says, there was no other good enough to pay the price of sin. Christ was the only one who could atone for our sins. Because of him we have the opportunity to live with him and our Heavenly Father again. Christ endured pain so bad we can't comprehend it. He did this for you and me. This is another testimony of his and Heavenly Father's love for us. Show more Show less