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Hi I'm Calvin Tew

I'm a southern boy at heart. I love working on cars and and working out. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have lived in Collierville, TN the majority of my life. I will be serving a mission in the France Lyon mission, and report to the Provo MTC July 22. After that, I plan to attend BYU and Major in mechanical engineering while being a part of the ROTC program. I am on a competitive trap shooting team for my high school and love every minute of it. When I'm not shooting you can probably find me in the gym or running. I love fitness. I love it almost as much as I love cars. My dream job is to work in the research and development department for Audi.

Why I am a Mormon

To keep it simple, this Gospel brings me true happiness. Many people can't differentiate between worldly and eternal happiness, but this church brings eternal happiness. We all have our struggles, and whenever I have drifted away I have always felt the joy in my life go away. I know that we can live with our families forever, even if they were only on the Earth for a short time. I know that all of the teachings in this church are true.

How I live my faith

Even though I am just a highschooler, I am still very active in the church. I held my first leadership position when I was 13 and have had one almost ever since. I help plan activities for the young children in my church and also plan missionary opportunities. I have been an active member in scouting and it has really strengthened my testimony in service and preparedness.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Calvin Tew
The Book of Mormon, much like the Bible, is the word of God. It is another testament of Christ in the Americas. These people left Jerusalem and came to America long before Christ's birth. The Book of Mormon teaches about the eternal nature of families, and climaxes in the 3rd book of Nephi. In this book, Christ visits the Americas after his resurrection and ministers unto the people. I know that the Book of Mormon is true, and it brings me much happiness. Show more Show less

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Calvin Tew
We wear our best clothes to church to show our respect for the Savior. This includes slacks, shirt and tie, or suit for men, and dresses and skirts for women. We celebrate Christmas and Easter because these two holidays celebrate the birth and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. We also celebrate the local holidays and various anniversaries and birthdays. Show more Show less