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Hi I'm Levi Cox

I'm from Utah, I started college right after high school, I'm a business major, and I'll be serving my mission in Washington DC!

About Me

I was born in Utah to the best family ever! Shortly after I was born my family decided to move away from Price. Growing up wasn't always easy. I may be 6’ 3” but that doesn’t mean I was the tough kid. My grade school years were the hardest years of my life. I was bullied in school and cyberbullied online. After I learned to be myself, and not care what people said about me, that’s when I started to enjoy life! After HS graduation, I moved about two hours away for college. I chose to be a business major and loved it! While I was there I started to find who I really was and who I needed to be. I have always been LDS, gone to church consistently, lived the standards, but… wasn't sure about a mission. I started to pray and read the scriptures more than usual hoping to receive an answer to my questions. The answer didn't come quickly, but when I felt good about going, I started my papers immediately! I was still tied to college since I was only halfway through my second semester, but time went faster than I thought. I can't wait to serve in the Washington DC North Mission!

Why I am a Mormon

I know this church is true. I know the Book of Mormon is true and essential in each of our lives. I know if we keep the commandments and all the Lords teachings, we will return to Him. I know if we stay close to God and listen to the Spirit, He will bless us tremendously. I know Joseph Smith was truly called of God to restore this church. I know if we strive to be an everyday missionary and an example to others no matter how big or small the act, it has the power to change lives. Repentance is key, I know for a fact God know's each of us individually, and loves us even though none of us are perfect. I’m so thankful for the opportunity to serve and I know a mission is the right thing for me. I’m thankful for this church, our leaders, and the happiness it gives me. I’m so excited to bring this Gospel to those in Washington DC.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by getting to know those I come across before introducing what I believe. Now, I know that sounds odd but hear me out. In High School I was called to a teaching position for a group of guys my age in my ward. There we're about sixteen and five of them didn't come. I wanted to reach out in a way they would be interested. Growing up with all these guys, I knew they liked basketball. I hate basketball, I'm 6' 3" and the worst player you will ever see. But, they didn't know that! So, we all decided to shoot some hoops. I went to buy some shoes and met them on the court. After getting to know each of them more, they decided to teach me a few things about basketball! We decided to play church ball, and got 2nd place! Over time I invited them to church, all five saw the benefits and became active! Plus, I made five buddies from this. But, even if they never came to church again, they would all remember the fun times we had and I wouldn't look at them any differently!

What is Mormonism? OR What do Mormons believe?

Levi Cox
Many think we worship Mormon, which is false. The first article of faith states, "We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost." The term “Mormon” is another word used for our religion. The full name is actually ‘The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ (aka: LDS). Jesus Christ began to restore His Church in its fullness to the earth through the Prophet Joseph Smith in 1820. He was a regular guy who had questions about religion just like everyone else on this earth. No, we don't worship Joseph Smith either. One night while Joseph was reading the bible he came across James 1:5. It states, "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him." After reading, the morning after he went to palmyra (aka: The Sacred Grove) to pray about which religion was true. After Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ answered no religion was fully true, God commanded Joseph Smith to restore the church. Through Christ, Joseph began to translate the golden plates into what we know as the Book of Mormon today. Show more Show less