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Hi I'm Osten R.

I grew up in Fillmore, Utah where I learned to hunt, fish, play soccer, and love life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an avid outdoors-man and I love to hunt and fish. In the winter I go snowboarding every chance I get. I love playing soccer and watching Real Salt Lake games. I am currently studying Biological Engineering. I come from a family of 8 children of which I am the sixth. I served a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brazil.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member of the LDS faith and was taught the gospel in my home from when I was young. However, I, like everyone else, had to find out for myself if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints truly is the church of Christ. I studied the Bible and Book of Mormon daily and attended religious meetings. I prayed for answers to my prayers and I testify that God did answer. I know God answers prayers and that this is Christ's church. While serving a mission for the church I witnessed hundreds of people experience this for themselves. I love the Lord and am grateful for Christ's atonement and his perfect example.

How I live my faith

I go to church every week because of the great feeling I get when I am there. I have served as a youth leader and loved helping in the Boy Scouts of America program. I have also served in the nursery along with my wife and we love teaching little kids about Jesus Christ. We try to study the Bible and Book of Mormon as often as we can and hold regular family prayer.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Osten R.
My wife and I were married in the temple 2 years ago and are blessed to know that we can be together forever and not just until "death do you part". I love my family and can't imagine ever being apart. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Osten R.
God loves us and wants us to be happy. He answers our prayers. He has answered my prayers and I know he will answer yours. You can be happy as show your love for God by keeping his commandments. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

Osten R.
The Book of Mormon is proof that God loves everyone. It is a record of God's teachings and of Christ's visit to the American continent after his resurrection. It teaches of Christ and how we can one day return to live with God by following His commandments. Show more Show less