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Hi I'm Jacob

I grew up in the United States in the state of New Mexico. I Went to college in New Mexico. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up always playing sports as a kid in a small town where sports were the only things to keep you out of trouble. I eventually got the opportunity to play football and run track at a university in New Mexico. I finished two years of football and four years of track. In my last year of college I wasn't able to play sports anymore and it was a hard time for me. I started to really feel sorry for myself being away from family and not doing what I loved. That is when I was introduced to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was a time where I needed faith and the love of God the most. I started to be taught by the missionaries and loved every second of it, when I told my Catholic parents about my experiences they encouraged me to study my Catholic faith more before I made any decisions. I dove into the Catholic doctrine and turned away from the LDS church. Although I was trying to forget about it, the LDS church never left my mind or my heart. One day I decided to drop to my knees and pray what I should do and I got the answer to join the LDS Church no matter what was going to happen. I went with my answer and never turned back.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because through Jesus Christ's true Church I have found happiness that I didnt even know existed. I have goals that are far beyond this mortal life and are eternal. I have love for others, Christ, and myself. The teachings of this church have been testified to my heart by the Holy Ghost and I know they are true. As I continue to keep the commandments I receive wonderful blessings and happiness. I love the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints so much and I know that it is true. I know that The Book of Mormon is true scriptures delivered by our Father in Heaven. Becoming a member of this church was the best decision of my life and will bring blessings to me, my family, and future generations of my family.

How I live my faith

I love to live my faith everyday of my life. In church, I teach a class that teaches the basic principles of Jesus Christ's gospel. I have the opportunity to work with new converts and wonderful people who are investigating the Church. In September, I will be leaving on my mission where I will be serving the people of Mongolia for two years.