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Hi I'm Bill Edholm

I love swimming and lifeguarding. I love to read. I am a missionary in the Philippines. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 18 years old, and I have graduated high school already. I have lived in Mesa, Arizona my entire life until now because I am serving my mission in the Philippines Quezon City North Mission. It is my first time leaving the country which is a little crazy. I have been a swimmer my entire life and I went to state my junior and senior year of high school. My swimming experience has led me to get into lifeguarding which is a great job! That is a little about me.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have been in this church since birth. But I chose to be a Mormon because I believe in the teachings of this church. I know that Jesus Christ performed the Atonement to allow us to repent and without that we would be lost. I am so thankful for that and I know that we need a reason to be here and that is to learn and grow and become worthy to live in the presence of God someday.

How I live my faith

I love serving in the church! In the youth groups in our church we do service projects and I love doing them. I am an Eagle Scout and in becoming one I had to do a lot of service. I have been home teaching for a while and I really enjoy going to people's houses and spending time talking to them and sharing messages from the prophet with them. Also preparing and distributing the sacrament on Sundays is a way I serve. Now I live my faith while I am out here on my mission because I am constantly doing things for our church.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Bill Edholm
Life is the time where we can learn and grow and prepare to meet God. We came here so that we can receive a body and experience joy. We also came to be placed into families. For all of these reasons I am eternally grateful. Show more Show less