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Hi I'm Davis

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am in school right now, studying accounting. My wife and I got married about two years ago. I love my wife, and we are excited to start a family together. We do not have any kids yet. We love being outside, and I especially love to run. Sometimes things feel a little hectic, but I'm learning to balance school, work, church, and family life. I would say that nothing matters more to me than my family, and what I have learned in Church has always led to us being happier as a family.

Why I am a Mormon

I have seen the blessings that come from living the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Church has helped me to come to better understand Christ's Atonement, or suffering, and how it can help me with anything that I am facing. I know that this is Christ's Church on earth today. I know simply because I have asked God through prayer, and I received an answer!

How I live my faith

When I think about living my faith, I think of trying to follow the example of the Savior. That to me means looking out for others in need, whether at the grocery store or with my neighbors. As a family, we go to church each week, we pray, and read the Word of God. Of course, I make plenty of mistakes, but I think the gospel is about becoming a better person tomorrow than I was today, and helping others in that process as well.

Are Mormons Christians?

Yes! Jesus Christ is central to everything we believe. Without the Savior and His sacrifice, we wouldn't be able to repent and receive forgiveness for our sins. Nothing in our Church would be valuable or meaningful without Jesus Christ. The main reason we go to church every week is to remember the Savior and His sacrifice for us. Show more Show less

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

No, the Church does not tell us who to vote for nor what political views we should have. We are encouraged to be good citizens, and to fulfill our civic duties (such as voting). We are encourage to be prayerful as we consider our political views and to vote for leaders who uphold Christian values. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

We believe that grace is necessary for us to return to live with God. We receive forgiveness from God for our sins only because Christ performed the Atonement, and sacrificed His life for us. Understanding that we have no power to forgive ourselves, Mormons also believe that we must do all that we can to repent and be cleansed from our sins. We recognize that we must do all we can to follow Jesus' perfect example and that His sacrifice makes up for our imperfections. Our beliefs on grace can be summed up by the following verse: "It is by grace that we are saved, after all that we can do" (Book of Mormon, 2 Nephi 25:23) We have the responsibility to live good lives, in harmony with the teachings of Christ. We as Mormons trust in Christ's sacrifice to make up for all of our mistakes when we have tried our hardest to follow His example. We do not claim to be saved by our actions, but we understand that our actions qualify us for the redeeming grace of Christ. Show more Show less