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Hi I'm Jamison Thiel

I am a family man who loves sports and the outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a full-time husband and father, but my profession is tax accounting. I love hiking, camping, bouldering, and any sport that involves a ball, stick or puck. I grew up in the Midwest and now live on the east coast. My current dream is to jump off Norwegian cliffs with a wing suit.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I know the church is true! As a young boy, I prayed to God for a simple answer. I asked if the Book of Mormon truly was the word of God. The answer came quickly and powerfully that the Book of Mormon was true scripture from God. I then asked Him if Joseph Smith really was one of His prophets. The answer came even more powerfully than the first. I knew Joseph Smith was indeed one of his prophets. I knew that night regardless of what anyone else said about the church, that the church was true. Through the fruits of the spirit (Galatians 5:22-23), God had answered my prayer and witnessed to me His truth. I am no longer a young boy but I have seen God's hand in my life. I have seen His gospel change lives in a way no medicine or therapy can. I am a Mormon because since that night I prayed, God has continually witnessed to me the true happiness that comes from living His gospel in completeness through his church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by simply trying to be good. The gospel of Jesus Christ is much more than just saying you believe or just going to church on Sunday. It is living your life like the Savior would live. Some of the things my family tries to do share the light of Christ with others is offering our help to strangers and friedns alike. Whether it is carrying something to their apartment, helping them move, making them a meal in a time of need, or just offering a simple hello or smile. Happiness that comes from Christ comes by living like Christ. He is our ultimate example. I know as I follow His example even when it requires to do hard things, I find true happiness.