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Hi I'm Layton

I am 19 years old and recently got my mission call to serve in the Jacksonville, Florida mission. I am a Mormon!

About Me

I am a country boy who has grown up in the Northwestern United States. I love animals, horse riding, fishing, hiking, camping, hunting, and anything with an engine. In High School, I was interested in agriculture and took many FFA courses. I have pioneer heritage on both sides of my family and grew up as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to parents who were members of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and baptized as an eight year old boy. I have always liked the way the gospel affects my life and everyone around me that has it in their lives. It helps me have something to hold to and help me understand this life and that God has a plan for it. I have a testimony of the truth of the Book of Mormon and that there is a living prophet on the earth that leads and guides and counsels us today. I know that Heavenly Father has a plan for each of us and we are all His children. I have a testimony of the Holy Ghost. I know if we listen to His promptings that we will be brought closer to our Heavenly Father. I know that I have a Savior, Jesus Christ. I know he loves me and atoned for my sins. I know he is perfect and the greatest example of the way I should live. I know he makes it possible for me to live with my family again and that death is not the end of the family relations that are at the core of our Heavenly Father's plan. I know I am better because of the gospel of Jesus Christ and I am grateful to have the blessing of it.

How I live my faith

I have always participated in the programs that are available within my church ward and stake. I have participated in our church youth program and even participated in a youth calling where I was able to serve, and help organize activities. I also visit, teach, and serve families, called home teaching. Now I am going to embark on a full-time church mission to Jacksonville, Florida where I will be able to share the blessings of the gospel with those who are seeking it.