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Hi I'm Tim Wade

I'm a pilot and I am Mormon.

About Me

I am happily married to my wonderful wife. I have a beautiful baby girl. I enjoy world travel and of course aviation as I am a pilot. I love eating food from all around the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I come from a long line of Mormons, but I chose to continue the legacy of faith my ancestors started because I gained a testimony myself of the wonderful gospel of Jesus Christ. I love the fact that every week I go to church I learn more about Christ and our Heavenly Father. I feel the spirit when I read the scriptures, pray, and attend church. There is nothing more filling in my life than the teachings of Christ.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith on a daily basis. I travel a lot for work and am not always able to attend services, so I try to read scriptures and be an example of Christ as much as I can every day. I serve in my church as a Boy Scout leader and enjoy helping the boys learn and progress as scouts. I try to be an example as an Eagle Scout myself.

Are Mormons Christians?

Tim Wade
Yes, they believe Christ to be the savior of all man kind. The Messiah and the son of God. Show more Show less

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

Tim Wade
Jesus Christ commanded Joseph Smith Jr. to establish his church once again here on the Earth. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons believe in “eternal life?”

Tim Wade
We believe it is God's work and glory to bring about the eternal life of his children. Show more Show less

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Tim Wade
They are used as a place to perform sacred covenants, much like they were used in the times of old. Show more Show less

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Tim Wade
Through prayer, scripture reading and learning more about him. We all can come to have a very personal relationship with him. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Tim Wade
No, all young men are encouraged at the age of 19 to leave on a 2 year mission to serve others. This is not a requirement though. Show more Show less

What is faith?

Tim Wade
Faith is being certain and knowing of something of which there is no evidence. Show more Show less

What is the Church’s position on abortion?

Tim Wade
Overall the Church doesn't endorse abortion. There are rare exceptions where it may be acceptable. These examples would be rape, incest, or when the life of the mother is at risk. Show more Show less

Why did your church previously practice plural marriage (polygamy)?

Tim Wade
Like other times in the history of Christianity it was temporarily commanded. Like Abraham, Isaac and other prophets of old they were commanded. There is no longer a commandment to practice polygamy and therefore the church no longer practices polygamy. Show more Show less

In whom should we have faith?

Tim Wade
We should have faith in Jesus Christ and his teachings. Show more Show less

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Tim Wade
We believe that proselyting was a commandment given to us by Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

Tim Wade
No, we are encouraged to support whom ever we wish to support. The Church does not take position on political matters. Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Tim Wade
The eternal plan of salvation God has for is children is based on family. God wishes that all his children come to Earth and have the chance to grow up in a loving stable home. Families that follow the teachings of Christ can provide this. Show more Show less

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Tim Wade
I believe we can increase our faith in Christ by gaining knowledge and learning more about Christ. We can read the scriptures, pray, and attend church. All these things can help increase our faith in Christ. Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Tim Wade
No, we believe we are all created equal in the eyes of God. Show more Show less

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

Tim Wade
You can gain greater faith and understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ and his atonement. Show more Show less

How do I become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)?

Tim Wade
Well, first you must meet with the missionaries to learn all about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. You must gain a testimony of the truth of the teaching of Christ withing the church. Then you must commit to be baptized and confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Show more Show less

Who was Joseph Smith?

Tim Wade
He was the first prophet called of our time. Show more Show less

Do Mormons practice polygamy?

Tim Wade
No, it has been 150 year plus since Mormons have practiced polygamy. Show more Show less

What is done with the tithing that Mormons pay?

Tim Wade
New buildings are built, bills are paid, and materials are made available to the members and guests of the Church. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Tim Wade
We want to provide the opportunity for all of God's children to accept his teachings and return to live with him. We believe Christ set the example of necessary baptism. So, we would like all to have this necessary ordinance if they were unable to receive it during their time here on Earth. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Tim Wade
No, as Christians we are taught to help all people regardless of faith, race, or gender. Show more Show less

Where did Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begin?

Tim Wade
Well, the Mormon Church is the Church of Jesus Christ, so it began with him. In short though the Church was established in upstate New York. Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Tim Wade
The only one can really learn the truth about anything involving faith. Prayer. Asking God to know the truth of things is the only sure way to know if something is true or not. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Holy Ghost? Who is the Holy Ghost?

Tim Wade
The Holy Ghost is part of the Godhead and is a companion to help us in many ways. The Holy Ghost was sent to help us after Christ returned to Heaven. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Tim Wade
We believe in the Bible because it contains the true teachings of Jesus Christ and God our Eternal Father. Show more Show less

What is the First Vision?

Tim Wade
The First Vision refers to the first time that Joseph Smith Jr. saw God the Father and Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

Tim Wade
I believe it is the will of the Lord that his work progresses. I also believe that as more people find out what the actual teachings of the Church are the more they realize how they have much in common with Mormons. Show more Show less

What is a ward/stake/branch?

Tim Wade
A ward is a single congregation. A stake is multiple congregations grouped together. A branch is a smaller congregation. Show more Show less

How does the Church finance its operations?

Tim Wade
The Church teaches the principle of tithing. There are no paid clergy, but tithing does help the Church provide new buildings, materials, and pay bills that are necessary to keep the Church functioning. Show more Show less

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Tim Wade
It is a law that helps us live a clean and healthy life. It is a code of health for us that helps keep our bodies clean. Show more Show less

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Tim Wade
We don't believe in preaching for profit. We believe all clergy should be volunteer and that all men should work for their own sustenance. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Tim Wade
No, never have. What we feel towards Joseph Smith is what most Christians feel towards Paul, Peter or John. Show more Show less

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Tim Wade
We believe that God doesn't condone homosexual behavior and that he established marriage between man and woman as an example of the way he would have us live. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Tim Wade
The authority to act in God's name. Show more Show less

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Tim Wade
They will talk about Christ, his teachings and his mission and purpose in our lives. Show more Show less

What is the Law of Chastity?

Tim Wade
It is the principle that we should be morally clean and mainly save all our sexual activities for marriage. Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Tim Wade
Yes, God is unchanging. He operates the same today, yesterday and forever. He doesn't change the way he reveals his teachings. Show more Show less

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Tim Wade
This refers to the Book of Mormon which is an account of the teachings of Jesus Christ among the people of the Americas. We believe the Book of Mormon to contain true teachings of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

Tim Wade
The blessings we can receive are truly endless. With the wonderful companionship of the Holy Ghost there isn't anything that we can't receive through the will of God. Show more Show less

What are some of the ways that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helps those around the world?

Tim Wade
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has an very large humanitarian organization and in fact has the largest private welfare system in the United States. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell to you there is a God?

Tim Wade
Everything I encounter on a daily basis testifies of the existence of God. The creation of our world and life alone is one of the biggest proofs of the existence of God. Show more Show less

Why is it important for us to take care of our bodies? Why are our bodies called temples of God in the Bible?

Tim Wade
Our bodies are gifts from God. He made them. We should respect them as sacred because of their divine nature. Show more Show less

What is the Relief Society?

Tim Wade
It is the organization of women within the Church. Show more Show less

What is the purpose of the welfare services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Tim Wade
The welfare services of the Church help to get people back on their feet. To use the old adage, they help to teach people how to fish, rather than just giving them a fish. Show more Show less

Who chooses the Mormon prophet?

Tim Wade
The same way prophets have always been chosen through out time, by revelation. Show more Show less

What is the difference between attending a Mormon Church and a Mormon Temple?

Tim Wade
A church is much like any other faiths meeting house where weekly meetings are held. The Temple is a sacred place we go to make sacred covenants with the Lord. An example would be the covenant of marriage. Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Tim Wade
People tend to fear what they don't understand. This causes them to judge members of the Church before they even know anything about them. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Tim Wade
Many prophets from the ancient Americas contributed to the writings in the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less

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

Tim Wade
The Bible is the true word of God. It is holy scripture and the word of God. Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Tim Wade
It is wonderful. It is much like being a member of a large family. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Tim Wade
His name is Thomas Monson. Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Tim Wade
It is the faith we have that we know the things which we believe are true and come from God and Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Tim Wade
We just want to make sure that people are ready to take on such sacred covenants and understand the serious nature of the practices within the Temple. The covenants are not secret but as most sacred things they should only be talked about with discretion. Show more Show less

Is it true that Jesus appeared in North America after his crucifixion and resurrection according to the Book of Mormon?

Tim Wade
Yes, He promised in the Bible to visit his other "sheep" and to bring them the gospel. The fact that Christ visited the Americas shows the wonderful fact that he is the Savior of all the world. All are worthy of his gospel and all will have the chance to receive and accept his message. Show more Show less

Who are the Mormons?

Tim Wade
They are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This is at least how popular culture knows and labels them. Show more Show less