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Hi I'm Ben Anderson

I've lived in Heber City all my life, I played football in high school, I'm an Eagle Scout and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I just graduated from high school and I'm preparing to serve an LDS Mission in Africa. I love to play sports my favorite to play are football and soccer. I played soccer for 6 years when I was younger and football for all 4 years of high school. After my mission my plans are to go to Snow College to get my generals done and then to the University of Utah for physical therapy. I'm not professional but I like taking pictures. I also like to play piano, I taught myself how to play. My favorite song to play on the piano is a Pirates of the Carribean arrangement by John Radnich it's a super fun to play and even a super fun one to watch. I love to make video commercials, I did some filming for football and decided I like to make videos.

Why I am a Mormon

Both my parents are converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the reason why they came into the church is because of missionaries. If it wasn't for the willingness of those 4 missionaries to teach my parents I wouldn't be here, my parents never would have met and definitely wouldn't have been married. And over the years seeing how this gospel blesses me and my family's lives makes me want to help others do the same. That's why I'm preparing to serve a mission, I want others to have the same joy and opportunity to be sealed together forever for all eternity in the Lords holy temple. That's why I am a Mormon

How I live my faith

So when I was younger I was working on my Eagle and I had the opportunity to serve some people at a Children's Justice Center. I wasn't forced to do it, it was something that I chose to do and I'm glad I did! I think the greatest thing I learned from it was Christ-like love, serving those around you. A few years later with the football team, we did a service project where we helped out with a special needs rodeo. They told us beforehand that it would be an experience that would be in a special place in our heart and I knew it would be but I don't think I could have ever guessed how much of an impact that experience had in my life. Just seeing these children/adults who have circumstances that can't do necessarily all that we can and just seeing the pure joy and pure happiness really is something special.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Ben Anderson
The Atonement of Jesus Christ is what makes it possible for everyone no matter who, what they've done to be able to return again to live with our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ. The amazing thing about the Atonement is that it's not just for our sins, it's also for all our pains and sorrows as well. I just love that it brings me great peace and joy to know I can return again to my Savior and thank him for all he's done for me. Show more Show less