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Hi I'm Alec Earnshaw

I grew up in Springville, Utah. I'm serving as a full time missionary in the Missouri St. Louis Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I attended the University of Utah studying pharmacy before I left to serve a full time mission. My hobbies include reading, playing the piano, baking and cooking, walking my dog, playing soccer, hanging out with friends oh and being a missionary!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the LDS church from birth, I was baptized at the age of 8 and have continually been a member. I didn't gain a testimony for myself until about the end of junior high/the begging of high school. Before that you just live off of the testimonies of your family members and people around you. At the end of Junior high i finished the Book of Mormon for the first time on my own. After reading, i knelt down to pray to figure out if it was true. The feeling of peace clarified that i already knew it was true, from the knowledge that i had gained from reading it. Every day I like to focus on becoming better. Life is a journey and there will always be hard things in your life, i have learned this. That is how i gained a testimony of my savior Jesus Christ. He is my brother, and my savior and he knows me personally. I can go to him with any trial or sin and know that i can be forgiven and made stronger if i just have faith and follow the commandments. I have gained a testimony of all of these things through the blessings of the holy ghost. The Holy Ghost is there to guide you as you are continually striving to do good. The holy Ghost will help you to decipher between right and wrong and confirm if you are choosing the right way to live your life, all you have to do is just ask, and the knowledge will be given to you. I believe this with all of my heart and i know that this is the true church and that it is the only way to return to our loving Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

Even though i am a full time missionary, I don't have any further responsibilities than any other member of the church. My calling is to share the gospel, to testify of our Savior Jesus Christ and to develop his attributes. I try my best to become better daily, I try to follow the example of our Savior and serve others, loving them to the best of my ability.