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Hi I'm Scott Harwood

I'm Elder Scott Harwood. I now serve as an LDS Missionary, I grew up in Singapore, I love to cook, and I love to try new things.

About Me

I loves to participate in practically any recreational sport. I have to try it at least once before I make my verdict. I have taken an interest in just about almost anything. I had the opportunity to take a welding class while in high school, picked up an interest in photography a little before I left for my mission, and had a good amount of hours spent on my longboard. I would definitely say that my friends at each point in my life have definitely influenced me strongly and because of that, I try my very best to make sure that the company I spend time with have the same standards as I do. It is trying at times but I have seen the blessings and where my life has led up to till this point. An ambition that I have is to become a commercial pilot in the future. I find that I get the most adrenaline than anything else by taking off and landing whenever I travel.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the hope and that surety the gospel brings me. I am over joyous to know that first of all, my Heavenly Father has a plan for me. Second, that he loves me and Because of that love, it is possible for me to apply Christ's Atonement in my life so I can live in His presence. And lastly, the ability to know that my family (parents, siblings, and etc.) and even my future family will be able to have that blessing to live together forever by taking part in visiting the temple and making covenants (a two way promise between my Heavenly Father and I). I know that the gospel that has been given to us to live prepares us to be able to live in God's presence. I know that families are meant and can live together forever if we make promises with our Heavenly Father because that is the central unit of His plan.

How I live my faith

I am now serving a mission in the Nevada Las Vegas West Mission. It has been such a great experience so far and I continue to serve because I feel that the best way to live my faith is to share my faith. I know that the things that I learn to know to be true are solidified as I share my testimony with others. I see that as I take the steps I need to create and build my faith in Christ and my Heavenly Father, I grow that desire to share how I feel and my ambitions to helping other create a testimony that may flourish into something so amazing. I have seen God's hand in my life working miracles. All I need to do is be attentive and be willing to go where the Lord wants me to go.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Scott Harwood
I am now serving as a missionary in Las Vegas. Each and everyday, I have been trying my very best to reach out to other children of our Heavenly Father. I try to help them both physically and spiritually. We share about the gospel and how it helps and blesses families and as they make each step to take what the gospel offers, they lives improve. I have seen the many Mormons here in Las Vegas do their best to help a fellow child of God to the best of their ability. It speaks in the Book of Mormon (Another Testament of scripture that complements the Bible, which testifies solely of Christ) of a good sized group of people who gathered together to be baptized and to bear on another's burdens. Mosiah 18:8-9 8 And it came to pass that he said unto them: Behold, here are the waters of Mormon (for thus were they called) and now, as ye are desirous to come into the fold of God, and to be called his people, and are willing to bear one another’s burdens, that they may be light; 9 Yea, and are willing to mourn with those that mourn; yea, and comfort those that stand in need of comfort, and to stand as witnesses of God at all times and in all things, and in all places that ye may be in, even until death, that ye may be redeemed of God, and be numbered with those of the first resurrection, that ye may have eternal life Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Scott Harwood
A testimony is your own personal witness of Jesus Christ which includes the miracles that you have seen in your life by relying wholly on the faith that you have develop of the Savior. A testimony is your knowledge of the love God and Christ has for you and those around you and as you share that testimony and witness through the Holy Ghost, you help others to grow their faith and in that process, you solidify the faith that you have. Show more Show less

How are the activities of the Mormon missionaries funded?

Scott Harwood
The Mormon missionaries are funded through their own means and expense. As for myself, it was relied on myself and my family to fund me through my two year mission. These expenses were saved by working a job before I came out to serve here in Las Vegas. Show more Show less