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Hi I'm Reed Mitchell

I grew up in Kansas. I love the outdoors and sports. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I have been called to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Columbia, South Carolina Mission. I have an older sister and brother. I enjoy listening to various types of music. I have always loved all types of sports including; Football, Wrestling, Soccer, Baseball, Track and Basketball. I was able to go on and play football at a collegiate level out of high school for a year. I plan to continue college when I return in order to become a Dentist.

Why I am a Mormon

My family members have been members of the Mormon church for generations. Even though they're members, I had to figure out the church was true on my own. I have a testimony that the gospel can give us that strength we need to overcome challenges that are placed in front of us. Nevertheless, Heavenly Father will not give us any task that he knows we can’t overcome. I know that we can all strive to be a light in the darkness of this increasingly dark world. I know that Jesus Christ died for our sins and has given us the wonderful blessing of the Atonement which is the Keystone of our religion. Joseph Smith was a true prophet that restored the gospel. We have a living prophet today, to help guide us back to our Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

I have held several positions in the church for the youth so far. I was able to be a hometeacher with my dad when I was younger, and share many memories while doing that. In preparation for my mission, I was able to go on splits with the missionaries and help teach lessons with them.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Reed Mitchell
Our purpose in our life is to obtain a physical body and to have experiences that help us to learn, grow and have joy. In order to have complete joy, however, we must also experience adversity and disappointments. Only then, can we truly understand what joy is. We are also on this earth to be tested and prove our faith. We cannot understand or know all things on this earth. It requires faith and trust in our Heavenly Father who knows all things. Show more Show less