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Hi I'm Jacob Mctavish

I am a Canadian. I am a Proud Mormon that loves to share and especially play basketball

About Me

I am a outgoing and spontaneous, Canadian that is willing to try anything. I'm have a big hearted and truly love those around me.( Just if you were thinking I had a big heart I don't it is an average size to my height )LOL! At times it might not seem like it but I do. I also love to talk and listen to people. I have passionate drive to help those around me. I love being active, it doesn't matter what time of the year it is. But I esspicially have a passion for basketball and I am willing to play it anytime I get the chance. I also enjoy running, skiing, snowboard, volleyball and swimming. I am also a sponge, I adsorb everything I hear and read. I also do my every best to follow the example of Jesus Christ and be as he is and was. I also the youngest of six children. I have a passion for the human body and architecture. I plan to study medience or architecture after my mission. I'm also serving a mission right now in Northeast England for the next 18 months. I have already served 6 months in Sheffield England. July 2016 to July 2018

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know it is true. I was born into the church not to the strongest family nor a family to lead by example. As I grew up in didn't see happiness in my brothers or sister nor my parents. We were a family of animosity, sadness and hardship. So I decide to try and find my own happiness in life. I started to wonder were I could find it. I literally tried to search for it. I change my life style so many times but couldn't find it at all. I even went to church because I hear people say that the church brings them peace and happiness which I didn't see. As I grew older I explored even more path to happiness. I thought I found it until everything came crashing down. I lost my dad and a father figure in less then 6 month. Two people that I really looked up to. I thought why me. And then it happened again 4 months after that a friend was shot and kill by someone I went to elementary school with. Again I thought why me. In the year 2010 the church ward I belonged to was going on a temple trip. I decide to change my life a little so I could go. I did it my every best if I had the opportunity to leave the city to go some where I did. We went down Friday evening and went to the temple Saturday morning. We did some baptism but I didn't fell anything at all. I still didn't believe the church to be true. Until we were about to leave. We had a testimony meeting just on the inside doors of the temple where anyone can go. It was an open mic kinda of thing if you wanted to speak you could. People started to say the testimony I thought they were just lying until it hit me. I had the greatest feeling of peace, of comfort, of love I had every felt in my life. An answer I wasn't expecting. An answer I heard and a magnificent feeling tell me this church was true and that if I change my life around I can have that feeling with me all the time. I also read the Book of Mormon and pray about it. As I did so I was about to feel that same peace and comfort in my life.

How I live my faith

The way I live my faith is through showing love to those around me. I truly care about those around me and want the best for them. Jesus taught "love thy neighbour as thy self".At times it can be tough because I know I am not perfect and far close from it. I just do my best to become more like Jesus Christ. Through out the past year I was a Family Home Evening Group Leader. A family home evening group is someone that plans an activity with one other person. So they can build friendships and also learn of Jesus Christ teachings. I showed compassion to those I serve. I smile all the time, to show people around me that there is happiness in this world. Now I am serving a mission in England Leeds!🇬🇧 I started July 2016 and end July 2018