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Hi I'm Craig

I'm a normal guy from California, who loves fixing computers. And, you guessed it, I'm a Mormon :).

About Me

I love being out doors. My favorite activities include rock climbing, down hill longboarding, and hiking. I have a lovely wife who I love dearly. I'm currently a college student studying Information Technology.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I've learned the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and they all just make sense to me. I've applied the teachings and I've found that I just feel better about myself. I know why I'm here on Earth. I love this church. It really makes me happy.

How I live my faith

In my congregation, I'm assigned to work as part of the leadership in a Mens group. I have the opportunity to support the group in their spiritual development and instruction. I have an active role in helping members of our group to be happy by living the teachings of Jesus Christ. By helping others, I benefit too.

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Craig
Usually this accusation comes from misunderstanding or ignorance. Cult's are often typified by a group of people following a person instead of Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ has made His will known to the Earth in the past, through prophets and that He currently does the same. Following Jesus Christ's chosen prophet can hardly be referred to as "following a man". The plain truth is that we worship and follow Jesus Christ. If you were to call the Mormon Church a cult, you would have to call the organizations from the Old Testament and the New Testament of the Bible to be cults too, since they had prophets and/or apostles that received God's will for man. Also, the formal definition of the word "cult" means "a particular system of religious worship, esp. with reference to its rites and ceremonies". That hardly sounds like a bad thing. Show more Show less