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Hi I'm Kris Costello

I'm from Nevada, served a mission in Georgia, and have a wonderful family

About Me

I'm a high school English teacher and baseball coach. I enjoy reading, writing, being outside in nature, and doing anything related to baseball.

Why I am a Mormon

First, because I believe in Christ. I have felt His love and the power of His redemption. Among all Christian denominations, I am a Mormon because the doctrines correspond with the loving God I read about in the scriptures and feel in my heart. The doctrine of eternal families is particularly powerful to me, as is the plan of salvation. Knowing that families are forever and that God has a loving plan for us makes Christ's Atonement all the more important to me.

How I live my faith

I teach Sunday School to kids aged 14-18, which is kind of funny because I teach high school in a small town and so some of my kids see me 6 days a week! I try to have regular prayer and scripture study with my family, and in general just be as Christlike as I can.

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Kris Costello
Basically, it's a set of guidelines that encourages a healthy physical and spiritual lifestyle. It warns against addictive substances like coffee, alcohol, and tobacco, and suggests healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, and grains. Just like any advice from God, following the Word of Wisdom results in blessings - not only physical, but spiritual as well. Show more Show less