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Hi I'm Mitchell Nielson

I grew up in Eagle, Idaho. I am currently attending BYU as a student and I am leaving for the Ecuador, Quito, North Mission

About Me

I am currently a student at Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah finishing my second semester. I have been called to serve as a Missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and am assigned to labor in the Ecuador, Quito North Mission. I report to the MTC in June and will be serving for a 24-month time period speaking the Spanish language. I was born and raised in Eagle, Idaho a small town right outside of Boise. I have three siblings, two older, one younger and two parents. Some of my hobbies include anything to do with the outdoors, sports (football, basketball, and rugby), music (specifically singing and playing the guitar), and spending time with my friends and family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that it is true with all of my heart. I know that Joseph Smith restored the gospel and that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. I know that I am a child of God and that he loves me. He loved me enough that he gave his only begotten Son to die for me so I don't have to be perfect and so that I can return to God. I love this church and I know it is true, it brings me joy and happiness.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by going to church and obeying the commandments. I pray and thank Heavenly Father every day for everything he has blessed me with and I read the Book of Mormon and other scriptures to gain spiritual knowledge and to learn and grow and ultimately become more like the Savior. I also enjoy serving others and being a leader or shoulder to cry on if someone needs that. I love people and helping them. I try to be the best I can be, but know I will fall short, but the Savior can help me get back on my feet and move on through his infinite atonement.

Who was Joseph Smith?

Mitchell Nielson
Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. He was called to reorganize and restore the only true church to this Earth, which was The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Show more Show less