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Hi I'm Lyn

I'am just a regular guy who loves his family, and works hard, and has a strong belief in Jesus Christ, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My hobbies are: I collect Baseball & Football cards I have about 1/2 million cards. i enjoy collecting the new Jersy & autograph cards. I'm married with 3 kids and 2 grandchildren who are the loves of my life. I love knowing that the gospel in some way is in thier lives also. My nicknames are The Murr, some co-workers call me Mater, and of course the best one is Murr-Dogg... I work for a big warehouse distribution center and have been in this line of business for 31 yrs.

Why I am a Mormon

This is a very easy question to answer because I have read the Book of Mormon and have felt through the power of the Holy Ghost that this is the word of God and another testament of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I have been a member all my life and in my early years I was always very active in the church. But when you get older you sometimes question things that you know are true. About 8 years ago my wife and I were sitting at the table for breakfast with my father in-law and he made a comment that there wasn't 5 families on our block that went to church every Sunday. My wife look at me and said you know we would be one of those families that doesn't go to church . So we made a commitent to us and our family, but more importantly to God we would start doing the things he expects us to do. And let me tell you there has been a change in our lives that has brought us so much happiness and joy knowing we will be a family that will be together forever.

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday doing the little things that make a difference like regular prayer and family prayer, reading the scriptures and pondering what that scipture mean't to me. I have been told by many good people that "If you want to talk to God pray to him, and if you want God to talk to you read the scriptures". One of the things that are church has done in our community is a project call "Paint your Heart Out". Where we go to peoples homes mostly elderly people who can't afford to have their house painted and do it for free. The joy on thier faces after we are done lets you know that you are doing a great service just like Jesus would be doing if he was on the earth today. Making people happy while giving of your time and service will always bless your life, and will bless the lives of people around you.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Lyn
No we love to help all people in trouble whether they are of our faith or not. Jesus has taught us not do turn our backs on anybody. Thats why when there is a natural disaster we are almost always the first ones there to lend a helping hand. Next time when there is a Hurricane or a bad tornado on TV look for the people helping in yellow shirts, that is what we call Mormon Helping Hands. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Lyn
The priesthood is a gift from our Heavenly Father and his son Jesus Christ that gives us the proper authority and power to perform the sacred ordinances he has restore back on the earth today. Such as blessing the sacrament, blessing the sick or laying on of hands to heal or comfort those who need it, and to have the proper authority to baptize and confirm new members to the church. There are so many more reasons why the priesthood is used and how, that the spirit you would feel by having missioniaries come to your home and explain it to you and your family would be much better. Show more Show less