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Hi I'm Norman John

About Me

I am 70 years old and have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since my conversion at the age of 18, in 1959. After my enlistment in the Army was up I served a 2 1/2 year mission to Germany. I reported home in November of 1964 and married my pen-pal in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple. My sweetheart and I raised 10 children all of whom are active in the Church. All of our sons and one daughter have also served LDS missions. My wife and I are about to complete our second senior LDS mission and are looking forward to a third one.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS. While serving in the Army the fellow that bunked next to me asked me if I would like to attend church with him. Truthfully I went with reluctance, however as we entered the chapel the other soldiers attending were singing, "We thank thee of God for a Prophet". I asked Doug if his church had a living Prophet, he said "of course", at that moment the Spirit of God testified to me that I had found the true Church of Jesus Christ. As a young Babtist boy I had often asked myself, why there wern't any living Prophets on the earth, after all it said in Ephesians chapter 4 that we should have Prophets until we had all come to a unity of the faith. In the weeks that followed I was taught the Gospel, that was in March 1959 and I have never looked back. I rejoice in the glorious restored Church all of my blessings are a continual testamony to the truthfulness of the Chruch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving my fellow human beings. I share what meager resources we have been blessed with to all in need. We do our best to be obedient to all of Heavenly Fathers commandments. I support the Constitution of the United States and obey the laws of the land. I attend all of my Church meetings and sustain all those whom our Heavenly Father has called to administer the affairs of his Kingdom.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Norman John
A testamony is the product of living faith, it is as varied as their are members of the church. My testamony began as a burning in my heart when I first heard that there was a living Prophet on the earth. Later, it was intensified by many experiences, by study of the scriptures, which includes the Bible and the scriptures of the restored church, and by seeing the fruits of living Gods commandments. Show more Show less