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Hi I'm John Paul Schofield

I'm a Mormon, I joined the church 4 years ago. I'm Tasmanian. I live in Tasmania. I love obeying the commandments.

About Me

I don't have any children. I have a step daughter. I just finished a Diploma in Community Services. I've had about 13 or more jobs. I finished high school. I finished year 11 at college. I love reading the scriptures daily, doing my family tree, indexing, teaching, etc. I'm Secretary of the Elders Quorum in my ward. I teach sometimes. I read the Sacrament every Sunday to everyone, the bread or water part.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I believe that this is the only one true church. I've read the book of Mormon about 5 times or more. I enjoyed reading about Joseph Smith and his Martyrdom. I have learnt a lot a lot from this book. It is the book of life. When I first started reading it I couldn't stop because it was so interesting. God and Jesus approached Joseph Smith in a vision and told him to start this church and that all the other churches on the earth were wrong and weren't teaching the fullness of the gospel that they should be.

How I live my faith

I have a calling and it is Secretary. I teach also. I also go home teaching to church families and visit the investigators of the church. I read the scriptures daily and the lessons from the lesson books the week before they teach them. I participate in projects that help people that need help from church members. I go to Baptisms at the church. I haven't been to the Temple yet but will do one day. I hope to get married and sealed in the Temple one day with my family. I read my Testimony out on Fast and Testimony day , sometimes I do that once a month. I pay tithing and try to pay 10% of my annual earnings. I do indexing, family tree, etc. I enjoy watching General Conference and all the different speakers. I learn a lot from them.