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Hi I'm Andrew Beckett

I'm from Grantsville, Utah. I enjoy learning new things, being outdoors, and my job of killing mosquitoes. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town with 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Because of that (that being the small town, not the siblings - although at times they probably have contributed), I have grown to love the outdoors and especially the mountains. I am currently a university student studying exercise science. I am fascinated with how the body works and learning to use that knowledge to help people - I am planning to become a physical therapist. I enjoy running, biking, and swimming. I love ping pong and playing the guitar. I currently find and kill mosquitoes for a living. I love it :) Life is good!

Why I am a Mormon

I choose to be a member of this church because I have learned for myself that this is literally the church of Jesus Christ upon the earth today. I believe that just as the Savior taught us by His example, we must receive ordinances (like baptism) to be happy now and to be able to return to God again someday. Those ordinances must be performed properly in God's sight, with His power and authority. The Book of Mormon is the keystone of our religion - meaning it is what holds together this church's claims to be the one church upon the earth organized by Christ Himself, the sole church with His calling to act in His name. This implies so much! If the Book of Mormon is true, then Joseph Smith was a prophet called by God! If it is false, then the claim of divine authority falls with it. I know that the Book of Mormon is true! This is great news to anyone - that the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored. I invite everybody to find out for themselves the truthfulness of this claim. Go directly to the source, ask God! He loves His children, and will lead them to the truth. I have done this myself, and continue to do it, and I promise that anyone who humbly and sincerely seeks an answer from God will get an answer. And honestly, if you really want to find out, you need to just live it. Live the restored gospel of Jesus Christ, live it to the fullest and you will be HAPPY! "If any man will do His will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether it be of myself." I know it, I live it, I love it. I am forever thankful to my Savior, Jesus Christ, and know that without Him we would all be lost. Let us seek after Him through the scriptures, words of the living prophets, and simply by treating others how He would treat them if He were in our place. As we try, we still fall short, but we will be happy and feel the love of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I have the opportunity to serve with many of the young single adults in my area. We work together to plan and carry out different fun activities that bring us closer together and closer to Christ. I love it! I also serve as a home teacher, where I am assigned to help care for and watch over specific families living in my area. It is a great opportunity to get to know others in my community and it feels great to be able to help out, even if it is in just a small way. I believe that faith is something that should be exercised each day! I can show faith by asking God what He wants me to do, and then acting on the feelings and impressions I get.