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Hi I'm Trevor

I'm from Idaho, I'm a college student, an American, and I always love to learn. Through and through, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a 20 year old college student, although I'm taking a two year break to serve a mission in Michigan for the LDS Church. I'm from eastern Idaho, and I'm the oldest of four kids. I love doing things outdoors and indoors, and I'm usually up for just about anything. Doing anything with friends is one of my favorite pastimes. On my own, I always like watching movies or biking. I love learning just about anything that I can, especially things involving the worlds around me like government, history, chemistry, physics, energy, and how things work. I believe that anything worth doing is worth doing right.

Why I am a Mormon

As I grew up, the things I learned from my parents, leaders, and church meetings always made sense to me. I liked going to church and to the weekly activities, and I felt good there. I never had any reason to doubt that what I was being taught was true. However, a spiritual knowledge of Truth can only come through the Holy Ghost. I think the way that I learned the truth for myself was best explained by Jesus when his own teachings were questioned. John 7:16-17 says: 16 Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. 17 If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself. As I put the things I had been taught to the test and did them, I saw the blessings that came from them in my life. I felt good when I did the things that I knew were right. In difficult times I found peace and comfort as I prayed and as I read the Book of Mormon. To my intellectual belief and reasoning was added, piece by piece, a spiritual confirmation of the truth of the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. Since that time I have put to test the promise in Moroni 10 in the Book of Mormon, and I have prayed to know if that book is true. I can testify that I have felt by the power of the Holy Ghost a confirmation that the Book of Mormon and the message it contains are true. That knowledge has meant more to me and has given me more direction than almost anything in my life. Truth will always stand up to the test, and I'm so grateful to have a knowledge of it.

How I live my faith

Currently I am serving the Lord as a full-time missionary in the Michigan Lansing Mission. As a servant of the Lord I try to do what Jesus Christ would do if He were here. I spend my time teaching others about the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ, and looking for those who are looking for the truth and more purpose in life. In Michigan there are many different Christian denominations, and people aren't always friendly to us or what we believe. However, it is a great blessing to be able to feel the Lord's love for these people we're serving and getting to see them make changes in their lives that will bring them greater happiness. I try to live the Gospel by choosing to keep God's commandments and show my faith in Him and what He's taught by the choices I make. For myself, I believe I'm a work in progress, so I always want to improve and not get too complacent with where I am. I try to study the scriptures and pray every day, and I've found that to be a huge strength to me in my life to give me direction and help me to improve. I believe that the best is yet to come, and as the living prophet, President Monson, has said "The future is as bright as [our] faith". There are many other things I do in my daily live to live my faith. I try to set a good example to those around me, whoever they may be. I'm always ready to help people whenever I can. Wherever I am assigned to serve in the Jesus Christ's Church, I'll accept that calling. Most importantly, I work to increase my faith in Christ and His gospel, and then repent to bring my life more into alignment with what He taught, and continues to teach today through His living prophet and apostles.