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Hi I'm Michael Douglas Skewes

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Burbank Ca. I work in the Music,Film and Television Industries.I' m also a genealogist.

About Me

Well,as you know my name is Michael and I am a Father ,I have a son who is 25 years old and I really enjoy spending time with him and doing different activities we enjoy together. I have been in the Southern Ca. area most of my life and have worked in the Music ,Film and Television Industries.I have also lived in Southern Ut. for a few years and hope to move back some day.I love Genealogy/Family History.I have been a Family History Consultant in every ward I have moved into.I also love Church History and the history of all different faiths and religions,I have a very extensive library and I am always reading and studying about something.I also have become very interested in American and world history.I love to play guitar and write music also.I was in bands and played for about 12 years or so,mostly playing guitar but also bass guitar which I actually really like becuase I happen to think I'm the exact kind of bassist I would want in my band!(hehe,how's that for humility). I also like drag racing and working on my own muscle car.I guess that's about all for now,acually,that's probably enough!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know,without a doubt,that this Church,this Gospel has been restored through Joseph Smith by Jesus Christ our Savior and Redeemer! I know this because the Holy Ghost has borne witness of this to me and I know without a doubt that this is true, and that all the Keys of the Holy Priesthood have been restored and are with the Prophet of this Church, Thomas Spencer Monson and the Twelve Apostles of the Lord Jesus Christ! I know that in times of real and severe trails that through my faith in Jesus Christ and my continuation in keeping his commandments and covenents that I have made that I will and can get through anything and be assured of His continued love and support of me.This is only a small part of why I AM A MORMON!!!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by telling others about it.Also,I have a real love of genealogy and family history,so I often use that as a way of living my faith by teaching other people about family history and getting them excited about it!Since genealogy and family history is a big part of our church and temple work it is a great way of showing others how I live and love my faith! I also like to do hometeaching ,which is visiting people in our church and teach them the teachings and messages of the Apostles and Prophets of the Church and also to see if there is anything that we can help them with.These are just some of the many ways I live my faith.

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Michael Douglas Skewes
The Mormon Church or as it should be called The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was founded or restored through Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith was the first Prophet,Seer and Revelator in these modern times.Also,he was the first President of the Church and as such was indeed the founder of the Church and would also be the one considered to be the one who started the Church. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Michael Douglas Skewes
We believe in the Bible because we believe that it contains the Word of God and also His Prophets. As long as it is translated correctly it goes right along side the Book of Mormon as a record and testament of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Michael Douglas Skewes
The Mormon Prophet today is Thomas S. Monson.He is the Prophet and President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.He is the 16th Prophet of the Church starting with Joseph Smith as the first. Show more Show less