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Hi I'm Alex Thompson

I was born in Logan Utah, and I'm serving a mission in Tacloban in the Philippines. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Alex and I am serving a mission in Tacloban in the Philippines until summer 2018. I am a vocalist and love to sing, while occasionally playing the piano. I love working on computers and playing video games, along with building robots (FRC Robotics), and working on cars. I plan on attending Utah State University after my mission and going after an Electrical Engineering degree.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because after doing research about my faith, and after much pondering I have come to the conclusion that there is in fact a God, and that his son Jesus Christ lived upon this Earth and is the savior of this world. I have prayed about the Book of Mormon with real intent and a desire to learn about the gospel, and I have received personal proof that everything that the church proclaims is true doctrine from God.

How I live my faith

I have been the president and counselors for many of my youth groups in church, and I am an Eagle Scout as well. I try my best to be an example to those around me in my faith, and I attempt to serve my community by volunteering at homeless shelters and at food stores, and by fixing yards for my neighbors as well.

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Alex Thompson
From what I have witnessed, God wants us to stay within our own mind, not influenced by outside sources like alcohol or drugs. I have witnessed firsthand how each of the things on this list can make a person addicted, and very distressed when they do not get whatever they use, whether it be drugs, alcohol, or coffee. That is why the Word of Wisdom exists, and why it is beneficial to our lives. Show more Show less