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Hi I'm Albert

I grew up in London. I studied Electronic Engineering. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy hanging out with my friends and playing sports. We usually play football (or soccer, if you're American) and sometimes basketball or volleyball, but I can have fun playing anything. I also love video games and anime. My favourites are Kingdom Hearts (game) and Hunter x Hunter (anime). Church is also a big part of my life and I will often spend time outside of Sundays on different activities throughout the week. I recently finished studying at university and am now getting ready to serve a 2 year mission for the Lord.

Why I am a Mormon

I was first introduced to the church when I was 8 years old. I was born and raised a Catholic and had never liked church before, so I was reluctant to go with my mum and younger sister when they had started to attend. They had told me that it was different to what I was used to and that I would enjoy it, but I still refused to go. Then, the missionaries started coming to our home for dinner, and after eating they would teach my family a lesson. I loved when they would come to our home and eventually, I started to have a strong desire to be baptised. However, they told me I could not be baptised until after I had come to church at least twice. So, I finally came and I loved it, and continued to go, even after being baptised. It was easy to be obedient and have faith, being raised in the church from a young age. But as I grew into a teenager and became more independent, relying on the faith and testimonies of others was no longer enough. At 16, my faith had started to decline as I no longer did anything to keep it alive. I begun having doubts about the church and I started attending it less often. Eventually, I stopped coming to church entirely and even began to question the existence of God and Jesus Christ. These doubts remained with me and grew until 4 years later when I decided to, for the first time in my life, read the Book of Mormon and pray on it to know if God was real and if this was His scripture. After I had finished reading it, I found it impossible to deny. There are no flaws, no contradictions, no logical faults. It is beautifully written and full of profound knowledge and wisdom above the wisdom of most men. It is the most perfect book I have ever read and there is no way it could possibly have been created from the imagination of men. The only explanation that made any sense to my doubting mind and could explain how this book even existed, was that the Book of Mormon was written through revelation from God, and that Joseph Smith was indeed a prophet.

How I live my faith

In my ward (or congregation), I am currently the Clerk. This basically means that I handle the records and the finances of my ward. But it can also mean having to create and print out reports or forms which the bishop might need. Outisde of my duties as a Clerk, I will also go out with my local missionaries teaching or providing service to people. This service can include painting someone's home, doing their gardening or assisting them with anything else they might want help with.