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Hi I'm Mark

I'm a husband, I'm a father, I'm a computer geek and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a father first, geek second and musician third. I love computer programming, playing guitar, running and cycling.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe that the Lord loves all of his children, regardless of religion, ethnicity, race or anything else. I love the teachings of the New Testament. I believe that God has chosen righteous men to teach his children on earth and that many of these men have kept records. These records can be found in the Bible and the Book of Mormon. I guess my faith is founded in my believe that Jesus Christ is my Savior and that the Bible and the Book of Mormon contain His words. My conversion process took a few years. As I read the Bible, I feel peace. When I pray to God through Christ, I feel love. When I try and live as Jesus did, I feel calm and have a better perspective on life. I know that these feelings come from my Heavenly Father and I have all of these same feelings when I read the Book of Mormon, serve others and attend church each week.

How I live my faith

I recently taught an early morning religion class to high school kids. I taught them every morning before school for about 2 years. Each day, we'd study and discuss topics from the Bible and the Book of Mormon. If they learned half as much as they taught me, then I think they did great!

What is faith?

Mark
Faith is what you believe to be true, even though you have little, tangible proof. I show my faith by the way I think, the words I say and the things that I do. For example, because I have faith in Jesus Christ as my Savior, I want to do as He did and serve others around me. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Mark
Nope. We worship God, our Heavenly Father and his amazing son, our savior, Jesus Christ. And we have great respect and reverence for Joseph Smith as a prophet. We reverence him in the same way others reverence biblical prophets, apostles and great leaders such as Abraham and Moses in the Old Testament or Peter, James and John in the New Testament. Each was appointed and authorized by God and Jesus Christ. Show more Show less