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Hi I'm Joseph

I served my mission in Chile, I'm studying accounting, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My wife and I are both college students. After switching majors a couple times, I finally decided to study accounting. I enjoy the outdoors and I love waterskiing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and mtn. biking. I served in Chile for two years as a missionary.

Why I am a Mormon

One of the greatest things about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is that everyone, no matter who they are, where they are from, or what language they speak, can know for themselves that the church is true. We have been promised that if we pray and ask God, He will manifest the truth through the Holy Ghost. I remember as a teenager, I knelt and asked Heavenly Father if this is the true church. As I prayed, I felt a very strong peace and happiness come over me, and I knew that Heavenly Father had answered my prayer. I have prayed and asked this same question many times since then, and each time I do, I get a confirmation that this is the church that Jesus Christ directs today. I know that Jesus Christ loves us and that He guides this church through living prophets.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to be like Jesus Christ each day. I read my scriptures, say prayers, and look for opportunities to help those around me. I attend my church meetings every Sunday and attend other activities through out the week. Also, I serve as part of the leadership of the group of men in my local congregation. I help organize the meetings and help ensure that families are being visited regularly.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Joseph
The Book of Mormon, as it says on its cover, is Another Testament of Jesus Christ. I was written by prophets in the Americas between the years 2500 BC to 400 AD on plates of gold. Around the year 421 AD the plates were buried were the remained until the Prophet Joseph Smith received them in the year 1827. Joseph Smith translated them by the power of God. The Book of Mormon is similar to the Bible and both of them together testify of Christ. The Book of Mormon contains a promise that whoever reads it and prays about it can know that it is the word of God. Show more Show less