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Hi I'm Teegan

I grew up in Salem, Oregon. I am a thespian, an Eagle Scout and a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up as the second of three children, all boys in a diligent LDS family. I am currently preparing to serve a mission in the Nicaragua Managua South Spanish speaking mission. Even though neither of my parents speak Spanish, I attended an elementary school where I learned Spanish. In High School I participated in the drama department as both an actor and a techie. I am also a member of the International Thespian Society. I also played Defense in Lacrosse in High School and Participated in choir. In my senior year I participated in a Construction program where we learned how to build a house up to residential codes and it was sold on the market.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I was born into it. I continue to be a Mormon because I have come to love the doctrine and beliefs of this church, as well as know for a certainty for myself that they are true, and that this is the only true church on the face of the earth at this point in time. I know that the gospel of this church is true and that Joseph Smith truly was a prophet and he restored the gospel on the earth in these the latter days. I am also very grateful for families and the fact that they can be together forever after being sealed in the temple. I am grateful to know I will be able to see all my friends and family members who have passed away and who will pass away in future years. I am grateful for temple work which brings us closer to God, as well as the ordinances that take place there that help those who have already died be baptized and accept the truth. I am also grateful for missionary work which helps bring others unto the true light of God, and I am personally grateful for the opportunity to go out and serve the people of Colombia for two years on a mission.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a good example to others, standing up for what I believe in, and sharing my beliefs as often as I can. I also go home teaching once a month with my companion. Home teaching is where the men of the church receive one companion and a lit of a few names of people who are both active in the ward as well as a few who are less active, and they go and visit the families once a month. The purpose of this is to help the bishop (leader of the local congregation) know how everyone is doing. We also home teach our families in their own homes, and this also really helps us to know how people actually are, because when they are taught in their own home, you as the home teacher can more easily analyze their situation and have a better understanding of who they are, what they are, and how they act or what their needs are. I also live my faith my being the most Christlike that I can and by serving others.