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Hi I'm Rexford Beardsley, Jr

I'm a Mormon. I was born in Benson Arizona, raised in Tucson Arizona. Now, I live in the panhandle of Texas.

About Me

I am a 28 year old Father of 5 wonderful children, now aged at 9, 7, 6, 4, and 2. I work for one of the biggest and well known companies in the world, Wal-Mart. I am currently attending College Online to work initially for my Associates of Arts in Business Management. I take great pride in challenging myself to teach the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as found in the Book of Mormon and the Bible.

Why I am a Mormon

I accepted the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ at the tender age of 10 years of age. I was able to take Moroni up on his promise, which he gives in Moroni Chapter 10 Verses 3 - 5, when he says to all whom receive the Book of Mormon, "Behold, I would exhort you that when ye shall read these things, if it be wisdom in God that ye should read them, that ye would remember how merciful the Lord hath been, unto the children of men, from the creation of Adam even down until the time that ye shall receive these things, and ponder it in your hearts. And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, The Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things." Upon taking the challenge of the study, prayerful consideration and desire to know the truth, I did indeed receive the Spiritual confirmation by the Holy Ghost, that the Book of Mormon IS TRUE. I have come to know, of myself, independent from any others influence, that Joseph Smith was in fact... a prophet of God. I have come to know that the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ has been established in our day, these Latter-Days. I take serious the charge given consideration of the words found in Amos: “Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.” (Amos 3:7.) Brothers & Sisters, the Lord God, is the same Lord today as he was in the days of his ministry and even before then. He is an unchangeable God, therefore, he is the same yesterday, today and forever. With that understanding, I know that he communicates with the children of men today as he did in days of old- with Apostles & Prophets. I know there is a living Prophet today, even Thomas S. Monson; He testifies to the world, as do I, that I know the Lord lives. I know that He is at the helm of His church, of which revelation he gives to his Prophet, to guide and direct His church.

How I live my faith

My responsibilities in my calling are vast, but perfectly attainable. I am our Branch Mission Leader, which involves coordination of Member Missionary Work and have the joy of working with the full-time missionaries on many things. During church hours, I teach our Gospel Principles Classes and I also have the honor of being selected to teach also in our Sunday School as well. I Love The Lord.

In whom should we have faith?

Rexford Beardsley, Jr
This question can be confusing to those who are not familiar to the Church, but with full view and distinct clarity, I testify to you that we are to place our Faith on His name, the only name given under heaven by which mankind can be saved, and that is Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Rexford Beardsley, Jr
Family is so important to Mormons, because not only is it our impulse to love, honor, respect, and care for our families here on Earth, but we understand that life, and Family, is an institution that perpetuates itself beyond the grave. Since marriage between a man and woman is an institution of God and is sacred, it is therefore important to know that the charge given us to Multiply and replenish the Earth was commanded by God. It is organized of God, and therefore is sacred to keep in harmony with what he teaches us concerning them. Show more Show less