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Hi I'm Erin Lindsey

I love to smile and I smile wide when holding an Ice Cream cone. Running, reading, and photography are my hobbies. I am a Mormon.

About Me

If there is a room full of friends, family, good laughter and ice cream I'm probably hoping to be there. I'm a little spunky and always full of inventive ideas, games, or adventures. One day I talked my husband into building a fort in our living room around the TV and watching a movie inside it. Yes, it was as awesome as it sounds. I love getting together with family, having parties and celebrating. I even find St. Patrick's Day exciting. I talked my former employers into having a green potluck. It was surprising to find such a large selection of green food. I have hit lows in my life before and I know I will come across more, but I am a stubborn girl and I don't stay down for long. What's more is I have the Savior to help me bear the load and that is a beautiful thing. I am a mother of a beautiful boy. He is adopted and I LOVE, LOVE to talk about the miracle of adoption. I am definitely not shy about it, because Adoption = Love.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I know that it is the truth. There was a day when I felt so overwhelmingly hollow. I was feeling as if there would no comfort I could receive for the ache in my heart and the pain in my mind. Silently in my head I went through a list of everyone I knew checking them off one by one, because none of them could fill the void I felt at that moment. A deep pit was building and in a rush a hurried off grabbing my keys so I could go for a drive. After driving a couple blocks, I parked the car and started praying not knowing what else to do. I prayed, and prayed, and prayed until my face was hot and soaked in salty tears. And then I felt a burning in my heart. It was so strong. I felt the spirit and the Love of God. He sent His Son for me, for all mankind, but at that moment I knew it was for me. And I knew that God loved me. I felt his love, and I didn't feel hollow anymore. I want to mention that this was not a 'saving experience’ I have experienced sadness before and after. But Heavenly Father is continuously reminding me of His love through the Spirit, the scriptures, and the very fact that he sent His Son is a reminder to me of His love that I sometimes forget. How do I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is True, Why am I a Mormon? Because I read the Book of Mormon and I prayed to know if it is true. I felt that same love, and had that same confirmation. I know God loves me and because He loves me He has provided this Gospel.

How I live my faith

I am certainly not perfect. Christ teaches us to come unto Him through Faith and this requires effort. Being not perfect I am working every day to make myself better. I think most people want to be their best selves. There is good in the world, and it is about working to be the good, just as Christ taught through his perfect example. In Titus 2:14 it says: Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. In our local area I work with the Youth Girls ages 12-18 and they are AMAZING! As I work with these girls and I think about the next generation I think "wow we are going to be with some wonderful women." They will be smart, intelligent, capable, hardworking, educated, diligent, kind, patient, and loving. What more could we ask for the future of women? This makes me look forward to tomorrow full of excitement and hope for all of our youth. The world is full of good and good people. I try to serve with good works in other simple ways. I have taken up photography; I am very much a beginner. But my friends like my work and best of all it is free. This might seem silly but it takes me many hours to edit since I want the photos to look nice. I feel like this is one way I can give to others, since so many others give to me. I am trying to be like Christ, it is not easy but it’s just the simple things. Today I spent twenty minutes building blocks with my son. He loved it.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Erin Lindsey
The temple is a beautiful place. Here qualified members of the church of Jesus Christ learn more about the Gospel and make promises with Lord to obey His commandments. It is the Lord's dedicated building where He unites families, through proper priesthood authority. We believe that families are forever and because of our Saviors resurrection we can be with our family after death. What a wonderful promise to those who have lost loved ones. And this is the sacred nature of the building. It also is a place where those who have died and were not given the opportunity to receive gospel ordinances (such as baptism) may be given this opportunity. 1 Peter 4:6 The temple to me represents family and eternity. It is a small piece of Heaven on earth. Show more Show less