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Hi I'm Michael M.

I grew up in California. I love discussing religion and politics. I'm a professional genealogist and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a missionary in St. Louis, Missouri. I am from Orange County, CA. I left my home to serve the Lord and teach people more about coming closer to Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I've seen the blessings that living the gospel of Jesus Christ have given to my family and those around me. I know that we have a living prophet today and that because God loves all his children, He has re-established His church through Joseph Smith. I came to know that he was a true prophet, through one of the fruits of his labor, the Book Of Mormon. I know that Joseph Smith translated this powerful testament of our savior through the power of God and I know this because I have prayed and asked my Father in heaven. He answered me through the power of the Holy Ghost. I know this impressions and feelings can come to any of God's children who sincerely ask and want to act upon truth.

How I live my faith

Currently I am a full-time missionary in St. Louis, MO, where I have the opportunity to go out everyday and share the message of this gospel with anyone who is interested. I will do this for a two year period and then return home to my family. I love helping people change their lives for the better and to see them gain a personal relationship with Christ.

What is the priesthood?

Michael M.
The priesthood is the authority to act in God's name on earth. The priesthood was given anciently to prophets and those who were called to perform certain duties and ordinances. This priesthood power was held by Jesus Christ and he bestowed it upon the twelve apostles by the laying on of hands. We believe that this same priesthood authority was restored to the earth by John the Baptist and the apostles Peter, James, and John, who appeared to Joseph Smith and bestowed it upon here in the same manner the all men have received throughout history. The current prophet in the church holds that same priesthood and it has been distributed among all worthy males to help build up the kingdom of God upon the earth. Show more Show less