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Hi I'm Porter

I love sports, music, and Jesus Christ. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to play the piano. Music inspires me and makes me want to become a better person. I plan to enter college as a piano performance major, and I can't wait! I also like to play sports with friends, including basketball, football, and baseball. I love my family and friends, even my pesky little brother.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church. However, I didn't gain a personal conversion until I was 14. I won't go into details because it is a very personal story for me, but I will say this. Before, I had believed the church was true since so many others did. I thought it must be true because most of my family did. I had previous experiences feeling the Spirit, but conflicting thoughts presented themselves inside of me that made me doubt. I was confused and lonely and very sad. But an experience that I had when I was 14 changed my life. I felt spiritually recharged, and all of the doubts in my head had vanished. The Holy Spirit visited me, testifying to me that the church was true and that I had no need to doubt. I felt so warm and happy. Nothing in the world could've made me feel any happier than I was at that moment. Since then, I've known this church is the truest church on earth. I love the quote "Doubt your doubts before you doubt your faith". I testify that God lives and that he has a plan for me, in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.

How I live my faith

I love to serve others in my community. I regularly visit this sweet old lady in my ward boundaries, and she loves to give me lots of treats! I participate in the ward choir as the pianist, although I do love to sing along. I have recently been called to serve a mission, and I'm excited to share my feelings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with those I will associate with. I have a lot of friends my age that come to church, and I'm so glad they make the decision every week to come because they influence me in a positive way. We love to go to church meetings on Sunday because we feel a tremendous Spirit when we do.

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Porter
God knows each of us and cares about us, no matter what condition we are in. I know he has a plan just for me. He comforts me when I feel lonely, and His love encompasses me when I pray to Him. Show more Show less