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Hi I'm Michael

I grew up in Virginia. I attend Brigham Young University, studying Business Management. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Northern Virginia in the United States. I love music, sports, and the outdoors. I enjoy playing and watching tennis and rugby. I attend Brigham Young University-Provo. I am studying Business Management. I grew up as a Mormon and I am going to be serving a mission in Uruguay Montevideo Mission come summer 2018.

Why I am a Mormon

My decision to be a Mormon cannot be pinpointed to a single experience or moment in my life. Growing up in a LDS household, I always had access to the truths of Christ's gospel. It was through often and sometimes inconvenient trials of my faith that I have grown in the disciple that I am today. There were points in my life where I thought I had failed, but I have learned that failing is not falling down, failing is refusing to get up after you fall. I have a testimony of God and His mercy, His Son, Jesus Christ and His Atonement, and the comforting, guiding influence of the Holy Spirit. I know Joseph Smith, through the direction of our Heavenly Father, restored His gospel on the earth once more. The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ and I stand as a witness of the divinity and truthfulness of the gospel today.

How I live my faith

I strive everyday to become like our perfect brother, Jesus Christ. It is though the small things such as daily service, scripture study, and prayer that this has become possible for me. In my congregation I help advertise and publicize events that we hold. I also find a lot of joy through service opportunities and projects in my community and at Brigham Young University.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Michael
The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. It is a companion book of scripture to the Bible. The Book of Mormon contains a record of the prophets and peoples of the Americas just before and after the coming of Christ. It is named after Mormon, one of the last of God's prophets in ancient America. It contains the gospel of Jesus Christ and stands as a witness of His divinity and sacrifice for us. The Book of Mormon contains includes an amazing promise that those who read and pray sincerely about it can know that it is true through the Holy Spirit (Moroni 10:4). Show more Show less