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Hi I'm Sam Boardman

I am an aspiring chef, I am a Seahawks fan, I am a missionary, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a Missionary for our church. Pre-mission, I graduated high school. I worked as cook in 3 different restaurants to save up for my mission. After my mission, I will be attending UVU culinary school.

Why I am a Mormon

For a long time, I didn't know what to think. I grew up a Mormon, I was baptized. But I never fully believed. I questioned everything I was taught. I refused to be "brainwashed". I spent a lot of time being a Rebel. But one thing I liked to do in the church was the boy scouts. we would meet every Wednesday night, and learn something new. In 2013, I attended the Boy Scout National Jamboree in West Virginia. I went with an all Mormon troop, and that meant we had an extra tour than other groups didn't. We got to visit historical LDS church sites along with historical landmarks and monuments. We had the opportunity to visit the Sacred Grove. As we walked down the gravel path, each young man was given a letter written by their parents. We were very loud as we walked down the path, But as soon as we passed into the canopy of the grove, Everything went silent. A very profound peace fell over us, unlike anything I have ever felt. As if every stress and worry had melted away. We all scattered to separate places within the grove to read our letters. As I read mine, I felt the Spirit so strong, I began to cry. I felt our Saviors' presence, as if he stood next to me. I believe now, I understand. I know that our Redeemer and Savior, Jesus the Christ lives, and that is why I am a Mormon. Now I am serving a two year mission, so serve the people of the Philippines. To bring them the truth, the knowledge and the peace, the comes with the gospel.

How I live my faith

Well, since I am a Missionary, I live my faith everyday. I serve in the Philippines Legazpi mission.