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Hi I'm Jason

I grew up in Korea. I served in the Marines. I love my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a proud parent of three girls. My family enjoys music -- we each play an instrument. We play music at local retirement homes. We've grown close to the elderly as we listen to their life stories and memories. I enjoy computer programming. I'm teaching my kids how to make computer graphics. They love art, so its a fun way to spend time together.

Why I am a Mormon

I was given a small copy of the New Testament as a child. As I read the words of my Savior, I knew that they were true. I was particularly touched by the Sermon on the Mount. It is such a great example of the love shown and taught by our Savior. Later, when I read the Book of Mormon I was again touched when the Savior shared His message of love. On a trip to Israel, I had the opportunity to visit the site where the Sermon on the Mount was first given. I sat there and quietly read the New Testament account again. I feel the love of my Savior and know that His message is true.

How I live my faith

I worship with my family each Sunday. My wife and I are volunteers at church. I serve as a clerk and my wife teaches children classes. Our family reads the scriptures together daily. It has helped our children learn to read well, but our motivation for reading together is hear the words of our Savior, Jesus Christ. We pray together in a family circle. These are simple ways to invite the Savior into our lives. It helps us remember Him.

Are Mormons Christians?

Jason
Our church's official name is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I love the name of the church because it reflects our focus on the Savior. We believe all the words of our Savior, Jesus Christ. We can only be saved through Him. Without Him we are lost, but through Him we can have eternal life. We are indeed Christians. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Jason
My wife's father passed away before he had the opportunity to learn about our Savior, Jesus Christ. When my wife learned about and accepted the gospel of our Savior, she received great hope that her father would have the opportunity to accept our Savior, too. We performed a proxy baptism in the temple in behalf of her father. If he accepts that gift, he can enjoy the gospel, too. Our hope is that we can see him again and serve together in the kingdom of God. When performing the proxy baptism in his behalf, that hope brightened in our hearts. We know that the Savior loves all of His children, including my wife's father who is still so dear to us. Show more Show less