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Hi I'm Tyler

I'm from a small town you've probably never heard of, I'm a huge sports fan and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Tyler. I was born and raised in the small farming town in Utah. I love all sports, basketball, ping-pong, competitive eating, you name it, but I'm a distance runner at heart. I went to school for a year in Utah running track and cross country and studying to be an elementary school teacher. Right now I am living in Western New York, I love helping people develop greater faith in Jesus Christ and closer relationships with our Father in Heaven. I love what I'm doing! 

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that the church is true. I know that this church is the same church that Jesus Christ set up during his ministry. I know this because I've read and prayed about the Book of Mormon, and I know that it is another testament of Jesus Christ. I know that Jesus Christ died for every one of our sins. I know that there is a prophet on the earth today. I know that every time I talk to someone about this church, I feel the spirit. I've seen how much peace and comfort that it has brought in my life and in my familys life. I know that this church is true!

How I live my faith

Right now I live my faith by being a missionary in the New York Rochester Mission. I go around all day talking to people about my faith and how it can strengthen them. I study the Bible and the Book of Mormon every single day. I know that they are the word of God and by living the precepts taught in them will bring me closer to Christ than any other books. I live my faith by striving to be as Christlike as possible.

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Tyler
Absolutely!!! It says in John 17:3 "And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent." The only way we can learn more about God and Jesus Christ is by studying all of the scriptures that we are given. Scriptures are the words of prophets and apostles and even Jesus Christ himself. Those words are in the Book of Mormon as well as in the Bible. Show more Show less

What is faith?

Tyler
As it says in Alma 32:21 "And now as I said concerning faith—faith is not to have a perfect knowledge of things; therefore if ye have faith ye hope for things which are not seen, which are true." Faith in Jesus Christ is vital to everything that we do. Even though we can't see him, when we truly believe in him the peace that we feel in our lives is so much greater than we could ever imagine. When we truly have faith as it says in Ether 12:4 "Wherefore, whoso believeth in God might with surety hope for a better world, yea, even a place at the right hand of God, which hope cometh of faith, maketh an anchor to the souls of men, which would make them sure and steadfast, always abounding in good works, being led to glorify God." I know that if we have faith and are abounding in good works we truly can be found on the right hand of God. Show more Show less