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Hi I'm Richard Grant

About Me

Well I'm a father and grandfather. I love history and if I could I would visit every Church historic place. I also love history of the military and the United States. I like to take pictures of just about anything. I am retired Military. I served 17 years active duty in the USAF and another 17 years in the Army Reserve and National Guard in Nevada, Arizona and California before retiring in 2003. I was Baptized into the Church while serving at Ubon Royal Thai Air Base in Thailand in 1968

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church when I was stationed in Ubon Thailand. I worked as a Fire Dispatcher from 3 to 11 pm and at the Armed Forces Radio Station as a disc jockey from 12 am to 6 am. I man I relived is who got me into the Church. I would ask his if I could get him any coffee, tea or coke and he alway said no. When I asked him why he said it was a teaching in his church called the Word of Wisdom. When I asked him what church he said it was the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I said I never heard of it and then he asked me if I had heard of the Mormons and I told he sure. I was curious. I was a not practicing Catholic so he start teaching about the church. The things I was taught were so common since that I knew they was true. I was Baptized into the church in 1968 while over there. I know the Joseph Smith was a true Prophet of God. No con man would have given his life for something he believed in if it was not true.

How I live my faith

I try to follow the commandments of our Heavenly Father and the President of the Church and all General Authorities as well as my Stake and Ward Leaders. I served a two year mission as a Family Home Storage Manager in California and currently a Family History Consultant in my Ward. I follow the Word of Wisdom try to always do a 24 hr. fast for Fast Sunday.

What is being a Mormon like?

Richard Grant
The best thing that has happened to me. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Richard Grant
Yes we do as far as it is translated correctley Show more Show less

How do I become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)?

Richard Grant
Go to a church services as a local church and meet the Missionary's Show more Show less

Why do Mormons believe in “eternal life?”

Richard Grant
Beacuse of our scripture study of the Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of Great Price. Show more Show less