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Hi I'm Aaron

I'm an accounting masters student. I'm married and have a 18 month old boy. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm an accounting masters student. My wife and I have been married for almost 3 years and we have an 18 month old boy. I lived in Sydney, Australia. I love the outdoors and playing sports. 

Why I am a Mormon

I love being a member of the church! The teachings of the gospel of Jesus Christ help me understand the purpose of life and give real meaning to the day-to-day activities I'm involved in. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet called by God to restore all the teachings of Jesus Christ. I know that because I've read and prayed about the Book of Mormon. I know that we're led by a living prophet today. 

How I live my faith

I do all I can to serve in the church and to help those around me. I regularly visit friends and families to help lift and strengthen them. The most important way I try to live my faith is with my family. My wife and I just celebrated our second anniversary. She means everything to me and I want to be the best husband for her. I also want to be the best dad I can be for our son.  

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Aaron
The temple is such a wonderful, peaceful, special place! It is the house of the Lord and it's a place where we can feel especially close to Him. In the temples we are taught more about Heavenly Father's plan for us, His children. We make promises to live by the teachings of Jesus Christ and wonderful promises are made to us in return. In the temple, I feel the love of my Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Aaron
Absolutely! We are Christians in every sense of the word! The church's name itself is a witness of that - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. We believe in the Bible which teaches and testifies of Jesus Christ. We also believe in the Book of Mormon, which is another testiment of Jesus Christ. The happiness we enjoy is only possible through Jesus Christ, who we worship as our Lord and Savior. I love my Savior Jesus Christ and hope that my life will be a reflection of his love for everyone.  Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Aaron
 I'm absolutely certain that we have a prophet on the earth today and I'm so grateful for that! You see, God is our loving Heavenly Father and we are his children. He's litterally the father of our spirits. He sent us here to earth for a reason and he wants us to be happy. This life can be challenging and our Heavevnly Father wants to help us in every way he can. That's why he gave his son, Jesus Christ to live and die for us. Heavenly Father has always sent prophets to teach his children throughout all history. He has done this so that we have someone to teach us to gospel of Jesus Christ. God gives his prophets the priesthood, which is his power and authority. With the priesthood, the work of God can go forward throughout the earth. Because of the challenging world we live in, God has blessed us with prophets today just like he sent prophets like Moses in the past. These prophets teach the words of Christ, they teach the truth, and they have the priesthood so we can be baptized and sealed as eternal families. I know that this is true. Joseph Smith was the first modern-day prophet and there is a prophet on the earth today. This brings me great happiness and joy and helps me to understand how much God loves us and wants us to reaturn and live with him again. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about family?

Aaron
We believe that the family is the central unit of society. We also believe that marriage between a man and woman is ordained of God. Most importantly, we believe that our families can be together forever through Jesus Christ and the full gospel of Jesus Christ. This is the most wonderful and joyful teaching I know of! I know that through the gospel of Jesus Christ I can be with my wife and children and with our extended family forever. When my wife and I were married, we were sealed in the temple. What that means is that through the power of God, called the priesthood, we were married for all eternity. Even after this life, we will be together forever. I know that this is true because I have faith in Jesus Christ and I have felt the Holy Ghost testify to me that it's true. This belief gives meaning to everything I do. It helps me to understand that my family relationships will last forever and makes me a better husband and father. Show more Show less