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Hi I'm Ariel Dearden

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a full time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am from California and I am serving in the Idaho Pocatello Mission. I love serving the wonderful people here in Idaho and inviting all that I meet to come unto Christ. I would be so lost without this gospel and the knowledge that I have of its truthfulness. I am the oldest child in my family of 4 and the first but not last missionary in my family. I love that I know that my family can be together for eternity.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because this is the one true church in this world. It has helped me through hard and difficult time. I have gained a testimony of this church and it means the world to me. I have had nothing but amazing experiences with the gospel. I have been blessed to have been born and raised in the church.

How I live my faith

I live my gospel by following the example of Jesus Christ. I repent every day and strive to be more like my Savior. I try and take as many opportunities as I can to serve those that are in need of service. I read my scriptures every day and pray to my Heavenly Father multiple times a day. I live my faith by trusting in my Heavenly father and obeying his commandments.

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Ariel Dearden
The title of our church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. We are also more commonly known as Mormons because we believe in the Book of Mormon another testament of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Ariel Dearden
Mormons are Christian. Jesus Christ is the center of our church and we teach based on his teachings. We are the church of JESUS CHRIST of latter day saints. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Ariel Dearden
No one is required to serve a mission. It is a choice. Young men that are worthy and have a desire to are asked to serve a mission. Young women if they are worthy and have the desire to can also serve the lord. Serving a mission is a option for all. Show more Show less