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Hi I'm Johnathan

I am a hard working Albertan. I am preparing to serve a mission in Chile Santiago.

About Me

I have lived in Alberta my entire life. I have taken one year of Bachelor of Science. I want to be a doctor. I am interested in politics and have done various leadership activities. I am a home cook and like to try new recipes. I used to be a Swim Instructor and Lifeguard. I am currently a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints serving in Chile for the next two years, helping others to find joy in Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints my entire life and was baptised when I was eight years old. At that time and at many times in my life I have read the Book of Mormon and prayed to know if it is true. I have felt the Holy Ghost testify to me that it is.

How I live my faith

By serving others and keeping God's commandments. Loving God and loving others are the two great commandments. This summarizes everything that I do to live my faith. Everything God asks us to do is to show our love for him and our fellow men. I have seen blessings in my life, the lives of my family, and the lives of others that come from living the Gospel of Jesus Christ found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. In order to share these blessings with as many people as I can I am leaving my home country to serve a mission in Santiago, Chile for two years. This is something that I have prepared well for and have made sacrifices for.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Johnathan
We are all spirit children of our loving Heavenly Father. He loves all of his children and wants them all to be able to return to live with him again after they die. Baptism is an essential ordinance for this to happen. There are many people who have not had the opportunity to be baptised in their lifetime. Heavenly Father has provided baptisms for the dead as a way for those who have not had the opportunity during their life to be baptised by proper priesthood authority to have this chance so that they may receive salvation and return to live with God again. When someone gets baptised by proxy after they have passed away they have the opportunity to accept or reject the baptism. Show more Show less