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Hi I'm Benjamin Richardson

I grew up in California near Yosemite National Park. I am called to serve in Moscow, Russia. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Throughout my life I have always been active. Whether it be competing in sports, playing music, or exploring the mountains where I live, being active has always been important to me. I am one of six children in my family, and it is a good thing that I like them. Additionally, I am a lifeguard and as a result love being in the sun. In the future I will attend Brigham Young University, but right now, I am called to serve as a volunteer in Moscow, Russia.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, because as a follower of Jesus Christ, I have a clear and straightforward direction for which to follow. Being a member of the restored church of Christ in these latter days has blessed my life in an immeasurable amount of ways. To some, being a member of the church may seem like a sacrifice, but let me assure you, the blessings that come from living the gospel far outweigh any pressure that the world puts on us. I know that Joseph Smith restored the gospel that Christ established when he was on the earth. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God, brought to us through his servants the prophets. I know that we have a living prophet on the earth today who leads us, guides us, and shows us the way. I know that through prayer and adherence to the promptings of the Holy Ghost, we may know the truth of all things, and never have cause to fear. I know that by living the gospel, I might be able to return and live with my Heavenly Father following this life. I know that families are forever, knowledge is eternal, and charity never faileth.

How I live my faith

As a volunteer and representative of the church, I do my best to live the gospel to its fullest extent. I study Russian, and constantly seek to serve others so I may do my best to be like unto Jesus Christ.