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Hi I'm Ethan

I'm a military kid. I have moved around the country and over seas. I have traveled quite a bit for being so young. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am Ethan, I enjoy running, skiing and soccer. I am a Student at BYU and a prospective missionary. I have my mission call to the Armenia, Yerevan mission. I love to fish and hike and just be outside adventuring.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized at eight years old, my parents were members of this church from childhood also. However, as I have gone through life being a teenager I have wanted to come to the knowledge of the truth for my self. So I gave to much prayer and fasting and immersing myself in the scriptures and actively participating in my ward. Now I know with out a doubt that Jesus is the Christ and He is my personal savior. He is the only one who could make it possible for me to return to live with my Heavenly Father. This is Christ's church on the earth, this is His restored church that was established when he came to the earth in the meridian of time. I know I must fully rely on Christ because I am nothing. I know that God the Father and Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph smith and through Joseph Smith being called as a modern prophet of God, like unto all those ancient prophets of old, he was able to restore Christ's Church. Through the power of God Joseph smith was able to translate the ancient record of the Americas, now known as the Book of Mormon. He was and is a mouth piece of our Heavenly Father and He received direct revelation from Him! I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ and that it is of God. It holds the truth and for all those who seek truth will find it in that book and as they read they can be taught but the Spirit. I have read the Book of Mormon cover to cover many times and I know it was not written by a farm boy but written and then translated by prophets. I know that temples are the House of God and HE is present in temples and family are for ever. WE can ALL return to live with our Heavenly Father, He is begging us to do our part to return to Him. He will give us the aid through our trials and will never ever task us with a challenge or trial to hard. He will never ever leave our side, we leave his when we sin. But through Christ we can return to His outstretched and open arms! I love my Savior and I know this is his church!

How I live my faith

I have recently been a Sunday school teacher in my single adult ward and I have absolutely loved every second of it! I love teaching about the truths found in the Book of Mormon and the ability I have had to share my testimony and knowledge of the Book of Mormon.

What is being a Mormon like?

Ethan
I absolutely Love being a Mormon. Being a Mormon brings me so much Peace and Joy. Through living what I believe and using the Atonement of Jesus Christ I can feel peace and feel free from my guilt. At times being a Mormon can be difficult because we are different and we do not live the same way as many people on the earth. All though, like through high school, sometimes I stand alone and have to stand up for me beliefs when it is not the popular thing. Although at times it is tough the joy that this gospel brings to me out weighs the hard times a million to one. I can not deny the happiness and overcoming joy that living this gospel brings, it does not matter how hard life gets I can never deny or decline the gospel. Because of the feelings and knowledge being a Mormon beings I want to share it with everyone I meet. I love this Gospel and love being a Mormon and I want everyone to feel of the Joy that I have and have found. Show more Show less