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Hi I'm casey dearden

I grew up in California, I love music, sports, and all things food despite my skinny self and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I was born in San Luis Obispo, California, I've moved around a lot in California and somehow ended up in a little heaven called Hollister. I love the beach and all things soccer. I'm currently a missionary serving in the Maryland Baltimore Mission. I didn't always think I would serve a mission or go anywhere in life for that matter, but with the help some great leaders and my parents, I was able to put my papers in and actually serve! I love this church and being a part of it gives me a sense of direction and belonging that I've never felt anywhere else.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I prayed about The Book of Mormon and I gained a testimony from the Holy Ghost that it was true. If this church was not true I would still be a member of it because nothing else makes me feel so good from following it. I love my Savior and I want to give back as much as I can to repay for the ultimate and everlasting sacrifice He made for me.

How I live my faith

I live my Faith by being as exactly obedient as I can. I make a ton of mistakes, way more than I care to admit. But I know that when I put my trust in Jesus Christ all things are possible. I do anything that I feel like I need to because I know that if I need to, the Lord will prepare a way for me to do it. What better way to repay Him than to keep His commandments? After a few months of study prayer and much though, I learned that I was needed in the mission field, I submitted my papers and left for my mission just over a month after I was old enough. The blessings I have received from serving Him have never made me happier.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

casey dearden
As missionaries we share a unique message about how through a modern prophet (like a Moses, or Noah) our Savior, Jesus Christ has restored the fullness of his gospel, never to be taken away again. The evidence of such a restoration is The Book of Mormon, a testimate of Jesus Christ, like the old and new testimates of the bible. We share about how He has made it possible for us to return with Him after we die and be perfect like Him and our Father. Show more Show less