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Hi I'm Hunter Woods

I'm a senior in high school. I'm going on a mission to Spokane, Washington this summer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a recent high school graduate. I like to listen to music and play guitar. I also like to play sports like racquetball and tennis. Very soon I will be entering the mission field to serve as a missionary in the Spokane, Washington mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I have always gone to church and participated in church events but as a kid I didn't like church at all. I hated being there and to have to sing songs in primary. So one day after coming home from church and being about eleven years old, I caught myself thinking about whether the church was actually true because I didn't enjoy going to church and I needed to know if I should stick with it or stop coming. I came up with a plan to read my scriptures everyday and to pray to God everyday and I thought that if I did this then I would find my answer one way or another. I didn't know what I was expecting to happen but I figured that if I gave it a few weeks I would find something. At first I was very inconsistent in reading the scriptures. I figure I did these things maybe once or twice a week but I knew that I couldn't say I tried unless I did them everyday like I told myself I would do. So I kept trying and slowly I found myself starting to enjoy coming to church which was strange since I have never liked church. So I kept reading my scriptures and praying. I started to believe in God and slowly gain a testimony. Now, this didn't change how much I liked reading the scriptures or how much I liked praying for a long time. In fact, it took a couple years before I could honestly say I liked to read and pray. However, as I kept doing these things, I found myself becoming a happier person and although it took a long time to enjoy these things, I realized where my blessings were coming from. They were coming because I chose to use faith and I knew that if I stopped doing those things, I would lose those blessings. I have found that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is God's true church on the Earth and I can promise you that if you read the Book of Mormon and pray to God, you may also find out for yourself if this is the true church. This I testify of in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

I will be entering the mission field this summer to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (This is the real name of the "Mormon" church). I will be serving in the Spokane, Washington mission for two years. I am excited to serve my God and to serve the people of that mission.