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Hi I'm Matthew

I grew up in Redmond WA. I'm a musician and a nerd. I can solve a Rubik's Cube in under half a minute. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been home schooled up until my junior year of high school. I then entered the Running Start program at a local college. I enjoy science, music, sports and seeing how fast I can solve a Rubik's Cube. My current record is 15.80 seconds.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and I've always loved the sense of love and community there. I still am a practicing member because I want to show Christ my love for him. As it says in John 14:15 "If ye love me, keep my commandments," I do this by doing what He's asked of me. I have felt Christ's love for me and I want to share that love to my brothers and sisters out there in the world. To me, everyone is my brothers and sisters. I know Christ atoned for my sins, that He lives to this day and loves everyone of us more than we can imagine.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by following the commandments of Christ and by serving in my church callings to the best of my abilities. I am serving as a missionary in the Georgia Macon Mission. I am helping the wonderful people of Georgia come to know who Christ is and how he can help them in their lives.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Matthew
The short answer, no. Long answer is: The church doesn't force anyone to do anything. Anything a member does is of their own free will. It is expected of young men to serve a mission and the option is there if a young women decides she would like to do that. Both of my grandfathers didn't serve missions and they are still wonderful people and strong members. Show more Show less