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Hi I'm Elder Hatton

I grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. I am a drummer, and played in the Drumline in College and High School, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

Family is the most important thing to me. I love my family with all my heart, and I continue to enjoy watching it grow! I play the drums, and also a handful of other instruments. I enjoy hiking, fishing, and doing "outdoorsey" things. I went to college for a semester, but I was to young and naive back then. I was recently called to the Russia Rostov-Na-Donu Mission, and will be serving there for a period of two years. As I return, I hope to study Mechanical Engineering!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, however I feel that everyone who becomes part of the church has a "conversion story". For a time in my life, I did not accept the gospel. I never denied it, but I wanted to live my life the way I wanted to. This caused me great sorrows, but also gave me perspective. Alma teaches that without pain and sorrow, we can not know happiness and joy. I can testify of this as well! I wanted to know for myself, so I prayed with real intent, and received an answer that this church is true!!! Sometimes it can be difficult to follow the Savior, especially with the thick of evil in the world, but whenever I pray for strength, my prayers are answered. God will always provide a way for the righteous to overcome temptation and evil!

How I live my faith

I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior, and He did everything for me. He lived His life in a way that was perfect. Although I cannot be perfect, I live my life in a way that is always striving to be like my Savior. I enjoy serving people, and enjoy the satisfaction that comes from helping others.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Elder Hatton
Mormons absolutely read from, study, and believe in the bible, and regard it as the word of God! Over time, I have taken the challenge of reading the Old Testament, and New Testament, and the doctrine found therein is absolutely consistent with the Book of Mormon, and additional Holy Scripture we study from. Show more Show less