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Hi I'm Cooper Sylvester Hepworth

A proud Idahoan currently serving in the West Virginia Charleston mission. Some people call me the space cowboy. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm from Blackfoot, Idaho. I am currently serving a mission in the West Virginia Charleston Mission aka WVCM! I love classic rock and roll. My favorite bands are Van Halen, Fleetwood Mac, and Aerosmith to name a few. I have mad weed wacker skills. I love Star Wars a little too much. I really enjoy movies. I am not ashamed of the gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

The Gospel of Jesus Christ has brought such great joy into my life. I know that my heavenly father loves me as well as all of his children. I know that his gospel has been restored in these Latter Days, and I want to do the best I can to live it and to help others live it.

How I live my faith

I have always loved the faith. I try to do everything that is asked of me and then some. I know why my faith is important to me. Because of this I keep it in every aspect of my life. I enjoy helping others, in giving service and sharing what I know to help them grow.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Cooper Sylvester Hepworth
We as members are not required to serve missions. Unlike baptism them the mission is not a saving ordinance. Instead it is a wonderful opportunity to serve the God we love. It is completely voluntary. I am serving a mission to help me grow my faith, serve others, and learn more about the Savior's Atonement. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Cooper Sylvester Hepworth
Yes we absolutely believe that it is by grace we are saved. Without the atonement there would be no way we could return to the Kingdom of Heaven. The Savior gave us a commandment "Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in Heaven is perfect" (Matthew 5:48) To me this means we have to try to follow God's commands the best we can. We learn in the Book of Mormon that the grace of the Savior is sufficient to make us perfect (Moroni 10:32-33). Trying hard to be better does not mean that we deny the atonement of Christ. I feel that when we try hard to be better we are using the atonement more in our lives. I am very thankful for the atonement and what it has done for my life. I love to serve the Lord. This I leave in the name of Jesus Christ Amen. Show more Show less