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Hi I'm Ian

I'm a fun loving, computer savvy, band geek kind of guy...And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Ian and I served in the Montana Billings Mission up until a few months ago. I am back home serving in my Orange County ward. I have two older brothers, two wonderful parents, and the sweetest dog anyone can ask for. I love music. In fact, before I came out on my mission, I am a communications major in college. I can sing, play the piano, a closet accordion player, and have been playing the saxophone for 10 years.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was raised in the church by my mom, I had to gain my own testimony on whether the church was true or not. I had the definite option of going the other way of not believing anything, but I asked God what he thought I should do. I prayed to know if this church was the right one or not. As a response to my prayer, I felt this wonderful feeling in my entire being. God can provide us with those wonderful answers that we are searching for. Who better to ask a question to than the person who knows all the answers, right?

How I live my faith

I live my faith in the way that I act. Because I am a representative of Jesus Christ, I try to emulate everything that he would do if he were in my shoes. If you had to stick a slogan onto Jesus Christ, I think it would be "Thy faith hath made thee whole." I think that if we live by faith, that no matter our situation, we can be made whole.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Ian
It wasn't just one person who wrote the Book of Mormon. Just like the Bible, the Book of Mormon was written by prophets who were under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. Those prophets and the people that they were writing for were here in the American continents. God wouldn't send just one particular group of people His word, the Jews, and not give His word to any other people, so of course there would be prophets wherever there would be a people to hear the message of the Gospel. They wrote down the inspiring messages that God told them to write down. The Book of Mormon was definitely written for our day because there are verses that completely apply to me and I feel like they were written just for me. I can promise that there are verses in the Book of Mormon that can apply to you, no matter your what circumstances are. Show more Show less