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Hi I'm Justin

I was born in Utah. Served a full time LDS mission in South Africa. Currently going to college to become a physical therapist.

About Me

I have been a Mormon my whole life, i am currently married to my beautiful wife and expecting our first child on the way. I am currently going to college to be a physical therapist. I love playing sports, especially basketball, golfing and tennis. Other hobbies include; guitar, watching Netlix, Drawing, and going to the gym. I served a full time LDS mission in South Africa.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it makes me happy. This may sound simple, but i feel like that is what every single person is looking for on this earth, happiness. Another reason is because the Mormon church has answered several questions in my life, such as; what is the point of life? Thanks to the church i feel that i have found my purpose. Another reason why i am a Mormon is because it was the church i was born into. This may sound funny but i think its important to understand. I honestly did not fully have a testimony that the church was true until i was about 20. I went to church because it was what my parents did and what they taught me to do. Like most of us. I am grateful to my parents and friends for not giving up on me and showing me the correct path. I can now say i have my own testimony that this church is true, and that feels amazing.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be a great husband to my wife and doing my best to fulfill my church callings.

What is the priesthood?

Justin
The priesthood is literally the power of God. It is the same power that Jesus Christ used when he was on the earth to help those around him, never for his own good. It is the same power that John the baptist used to Baptize Christ with. The same power that Christ used to heal the blind, and many other miracles he performed. Christ even gave this power to his apostles by the laying on of hands. The priesthood connects worldly things with God. We believe that this authority has been restored back into the Church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints. (Mormons) and is only given to worthy male members of the church when they reach the proper age. Show more Show less

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Justin
The best way to increase your faith in something, is to understand it better. We have so many tools in our lives to help us know and understand Christ better. Such as; The Bible, The Book of Mormon, praying, attending church, service, being baptized by the proper authority etc. As we do these things it helps our faith grow, and more specifically helps our faith in Jesus Christ grow. Just like a seed if you do not water it, it will die, it is the same thing with our faith. If we do not continue to do what is right and strive to be more Christlike, our "seed" inside of us will eventually die. Show more Show less