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Hi I'm Elder Tim Barluschke

I´m from Germany. I have a massive Family. I`m a Computer freak. And serve as a missionary of the Lord for 2 Years. I´m a Mormon.

About Me

I am 21 Years old and was born in Germany, live at the moment in England though. Right now I serve as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints. For 2 years I have the Chance to serve Christ in the England Leeds Mission. Before that I was just a young kid who went to school and loved Computers and gaming. :D I love just beeing around friends and just doing almost nothing. A nice biking trip or just to chill at the Rhine is sometimes quite nice. :) I recently graduated from my school and decided to serve as a volunteer. When I return home i have to decide as everyone else what to do with my life :D, but it is great how Heavenly Father is able to guide you even in that decision. In 2013 I had a life changing experience when my a close family member passed away because of cancer. That was the time when I had to decide is there a God and is there something after this Life? It is a hard Question, but through Prayer and Faith everyone can find out that He lives and that we all will live again. I know, that Christ is our Redeemer and Savior and that through him we can have hope. Even if we are sometimes in the darkest of times, because Christ knows how we feel and he can bear us up.

Why I am a Mormon

I found out that happiness goes along with the Church of Jesus Christ and those promises which we get are true. The Church is true and I want to receive these promises and be some time in eternity together with my family and i know with all my heart that we will meet those we lost again... Many People loose hope for a better world or for happiness in general, but through the Gospel of Jesus Christ we can develop that hope, that one day it will be all well. The Gospel of Jesus Christ as taught in the Bible and the Book of Mormon makes so much sense for us to come to this earth and to make experience to one day return to our Heavenly Father. When we ask God with a sincere Heart to find out if he is there and if the Book of Mormon is true, he will manifest the truth of it unto us, by the Power of the Holy Ghost. That`s what I did. That is why i know that this Church is true and.... That´s why I`m a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by showing it to other People, like i do it on my Mission, not hiding it from the public. Some of my Friends outside the Church say that it must be too hard to keep all these commandments but when got to know the Church i really got to know that these commandments are not to lock us down but protect us from the bad things around us and to lift us up. Heavenly Father does protect us and love us and I see that often in my life, that when i keep the commandments he does bless us with happiness.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Elder Tim Barluschke
For myself the Atonement of Jesus Christ is the possibility to live with our families forever. Jesus Christ took all our sins on himself and suffered for all of them. He know when we feel bad and made something wrong because he felt it before and if we believe in him and repent and keep the commandments of the Lord he will forgive us and we are free from sins so that we can return with honor and live in eternity with our families When i was 17 years old my Mother died after 7 Years of cancer and i was really knocked down and asked myself if this is the true Church and if we can be together again and see us again. After a long time of thinking about this i started to pray more than 1 hour. When i ended my prayer i felt like i`m hearing a voice directly speaking to me and really knew in my heart that this is the true Church. I know now that i will see my mother again if i repent from all my sins trough Jesus Christ and his Atonement. We all do sins. Noone is perfect. But the Atonement is the only way through which we can be saved and be together Lord and our families, but only if we repent and endure till our time comes and we stand before the Lord. I hope we all can stand there and say it like in 2 Timothy 4 Vers 7: I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. This is my testimony. Show more Show less