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Hi I'm S. Guerrero

I grew up in the U.S.A.. I love teaching the youth. I am a Mormon.

About Me

My wife, Natalie, and I are blessed with three children. I served as a full-time missionary in the Philippines Ilagan Mission. I am an architect and dream of one day designing temples for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I enjoy sharing the restored gospel of Jesus Christ to anyone who may have an "ear to hear".

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up in a Mormon family, I had great examples to follow in the church. When I turned sixteen years old, however, I began to doubt my faith. One Summer morning I set out to work at an emu ranch in rural Texas. I reflected on Joseph Smith's experience, who sought to know which church to join at age fourteen. I knew I needed to pray and ask God to know the truth about my faith. The answer did not come at first. In fact, the whole of that morning was filled with prayer after prayer with unyielding results. After lunch, resuming work, I remembered the testimonies of church members. They testified of their knowledge of the restored church and of Joseph Smith as a prophet of God. I was determined to know whether the church was true. I continued to pray. Nothing happened. And, in desparation, I said to myself - I will pray this last time and if I do not receive an answer I will never know. Again, I prayed with no result. Looking down along the fence line where I was weed-eating I only felt the emptiness of not knowing. Faintly, I felt a prompting to look up from the ground. As I peered up, in an instant, I felt what I can only compare to a waterfall only more spiritual. As a doubt surfaced that doubt washed away with a sure knowledge of truth. I questioned Joseph Smith and his first vision and I felt those doubts replaced with an affirmation of truth. I sensed the glory of Christ's church as organized by Christ with the foundation of apostles and prophets. The truth of the Book of Mormon was also solidified as another testament of Jesus Christ. I join my witness with those echoed throughout time. I know Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, the Savior of mankind. I know Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. He restored the fullness of the gospel and church of Jesus Christ in these latter days. The Book of Mormon is with the Bible the word of God. In Jesus' name. Amen.

How I live my faith

My position in our congregation includes both teaching and serving as a counselor in the Sunday School program. I also coordinate several congragations' efforts to clean and maintain our local church building. I feel passionate about applying the lessons I learn from the scriptures, both ancient and modern. I delight in seeing our children take the same daily process to heart in individual and family scripture study. I believe that these habits, including Sabbath worship and service, help us feel that we are contributing citizens in our community. I believe that we are building the kingdom of God as Christians who seek to do His will.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

S. Guerrero
I truly believe that the church's central mission is to perpetuate family relationships beyond this life. The church's programs, missionary efforts, and emphasis on family history research are all aimed to seal families by proper priesthood authority through all eternity. Family sealings begin with solemn covenants made in the temples of the church and are made effected beyond this life through one's faithfulness to these covenants. Show more Show less

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

S. Guerrero
This year, as part of the church's curriculum, I teach the youth from the Old Testament. My earliest study of the scriptures began with the Bible. I can recall the faith-building stories from the Bible. I can never forget the prophets, like Noah, Abraham, and Moses, who demonstrated great trust in God to overcome trials and opposition. Show more Show less