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Hi I'm Tyson

I grew up in Utah. I'm serving a mission in Ecuador. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a teenager from Utah who grew up in the church. I'm going on a mission for 2 years to help the people of Ecuador by teaching the gospel and serving them anyway possible. I love to play sports of any kind and I love to help other people through service.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because the gospel brings so much happiness into my life. I know that if I can stay righteous and worthy, I can be with my family forever in the presence of God. I know that I can be forgiven of my sins if I ask Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ for forgiveness. I'm a Mormon because I know that God loves me.

How I live my faith

I've helped in service projects in my community such as disaster clean up, shoveling sidewalks, raking leaves, etc. just to help others have an easier go on life. It's not hard to look for someone that you can help in your own community. I love the challenge of finding new people to serve and build a relationship with. Not everything is about the gospel, but if I can help others see the good of it through my example, then I have achieved my purpose.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Tyson
To put it simply, no. We are not required. However, we believe that a mission is a great opportunity to help others by sharing the gospel with them. In most cases, missionaries have, before or during their mission, faced some sort of adversity that they had to work hard to overcome. A mission is a great place to teach and help others to overcome their own adversity that is similar to the missionaries experience. We believe that serving others is one of the most important, if not the most important, thing we can do during our life. A mission is not required, but many freely choose to serve. Show more Show less