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Hi I'm Jackson Sahleen

I'm from Ogden, Utah. I grew up in the Church and am soon to be serving a mission in Fortaleza Brazil.

About Me

I just graduated from high schooland am currently attending college for my Associate's Degree before leaving on my mission. My hobbies are playing guitar, CAD designing/3D printing, and biking. Some notable things I've done are swimming with sharks, biking 217 miles in 3 days, and travelling all over the globe (including Europe and Australia).

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I come to know the truth of this church. I was raised a member of the LDS church, but was not sincere in my desires and conviction. I did what I was supposed to church wise because it was just what was expected of me. A few years ago, however, I ran into problems in my life that I couldn't overcome myself. In this hour of great need I turned to the church and my Savior. In them, and a closer connection to my loving Savior Jesus Christ, I came to find peace, joy, and deliverance. I felt the truth of this Church and still know it to be true. Since that time I have strived with all my heart to remain as close as I can to my God and the church. I have grown so much from my found spirituallity, and wish the same upon others who will open themselves up to this church. I know this church is the one true church on the earth, and that it is led by men and women who are called of God to help bring all to him. I know that through our loving Savior Jesus Christ we can find peace and forgiveness for our mistakes and flaws. I know that the Book of Mormon is real scripture and that through abiding by its precepts we can come closer to God. I have learned that we can all choose out own path in this life, and while there are many good things in this world to do, the best of these paths is the one that (through Christ) transforms us to be more like Jesus so we may live with our God again.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through my constant reliance on my Savior to make me a better person. I do my best to live as he would and follow his commandments. I will soon serve as a missionary of the church in Brazil and am so excited! I am preparing now to help others come to find the joy and peace this church has given to me.

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Jackson Sahleen
Yes, we believe in both the Bible and the Book of Mormon. We believe both to be testaments, or evidences, to Jesus Christ's divine nature. It is through both books that we can come to learn more of him and his teachings. Show more Show less