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Hi I'm Ansel

I'm left handed. I played tennis for my high school. I've built an orphanage in Ecuador. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student studying Political Science. I want to go to Law School and become a lawyer. I love to run in the rain listening to The Dark Knight soundtrack. I'm passionate about serving others. I love spending time with my friends and family. Something that I love to do is make music videos with my brothers. I also love to go to the duck pond with my sister.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the Book of Mormon. It has changed my life, and lights my path toward happiness and peace, toward our Savior, Jesus Christ. I am a Mormon because this church is about loving others. I love to serve and help others realize the light and happiness of life. I am a Mormon because I know keeping the commandments Jesus has given us is the way to obtain a happy, wholesome, and fulfilling life. I am a Mormon because I know I can live with my family forever. I am a Mormon because I know that God still speaks to us today, through modern prophets like the ones in the Bible. I am a Mormon because I know God loves me, and that he wants me to be a part of His Kingdom on the Earth today.

How I live my faith

I am in the Elders quorum presidency, which means I help to organize and lead our group of 20 men to come closer to our Savior Jesus Christ. I am also serving a mission in Laoag, Phillippines in May 2018.

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

Ansel
The answer is no: the church does not endorse any particular political party. With the exception of a couple official statements in response to nation-wide events, such as the 2017 rallies in Charlotteville, the Church remains neutral on all political matters. It does not campaign nor endorse a specific party or candidate; however, it encourages every member to fully participate in political elections. Yes, church officials advocate the importance of educating ourselves on political affairs. We are taught to vote for candidates we see uphold the teaches of Jesus Christ, which can be seen in all political parties. Mormons are encouraged to run for political office, with any political party, and to be involved in local, state, or even national governments. Show more Show less