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Hi I'm Adam Olson

I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (AKA the Mormons).

About Me

I am a audio engineer, as well as a Pro Tools and Logic Pro Audio instructor. I love to play the guitar and teach people how to play them (I am still learning myself). I have worked with several grammy winning audio engineers and many other creative giants, and love to learn from people that excel in areas of life. I currently teach audio recording at Shenandoah University.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church and have seen of the goodness it produces in the lives of those that live it. I have also contrasted the result of those that have chosen not to follow the teachings found in this church, or the gospel, and witnessed the bitterness and unsuccessful attempts at peace and happiness. I gained a testimony of the truth found in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in my late teen years and subsequently served a two year mission in Alabama, USA. My testimony is still growing and I expect it to until the day I die if I continue applying the things I learn and overcoming myself through Jesus Christ. There is so much to learn, I have found the gospel to be amazingly profound, rich and deep, yet at it's core simple and easy enough for most anyone with comprehension to grasp.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by getting up each time I stumble and fall (emotionally, spiritually, mentally & physically), which unfortunately is quite often. Moving forward even when it is extremely hard, when I feel like just sitting down and telling myself how much I deserve a break for a while is another way I try to show my Savior I trust him and his prophets. Currently I teach Sunday School to the 12-13 year olds and I have a blast working with them and hearing the youths testimonies in the challenges they face in todays challenges.

How can faith in Jesus Christ influence us in our marriages and family relationships? in our friendships?

Adam Olson
Faith in Jesus Christ and his teachings help heal hurt feelings. When I recognize the many times I need forgiveness it helps me to forgive my spouse in her weaknesses that are different from my own. It is also extremely helpful to know the Lord knows all things and when my human spouse thinks ill of me, when I am doing my best and striving to do what is right, I can take comfort in knowing at least he knows. Faith in Christ also helps to push me when I am not doing what is right which also strengthens our relationship. The Lord has stated in plain words that it is required for me to forgive all and let God be the judge (http://www.lds.org/scriptures/dc-testament/dc/64.8-11?lang=eng#7). That makes it pretty simple for me when I feel to hold something over my best friends head that they have done. Enough said. Show more Show less