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Hi I'm Marcio

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a 29-year-old mormon guy from Brazil striving to improve myself everyday. Fortunately my eternal companion is very patient. I'm getting my degree in electrical engineering this year. I served a 2-year mission to the church in Recife - Brazil 2004-2006 where I met great people and developed my testimony of the gospel. I've been serving as a bishop in my ward for the last 3 years. 

Why I am a Mormon

After being raised as a faithful catholic by my italian-descendant family, looking for unanswered questions I ended up becoming an atheist and when I was introduced to the church I felt something different. I decided to investigate it. Actually I wanted to disprove the church and gather proves that it was a hoax. Fortunately, like Saul who became Paul, the Lord had mercy on me. Here I am today to testify of his love and true church. 

How I live my faith

Nowadays I serve as a bishop in the Portal Bordon Ward. As a bishop I try to help others to better understand the principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ and apply them to their lives. I've learned to love my brothers and sisters through unpaid service. All of the local leaders of the church receive no money to serve - we do it for love.

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is another witness that Jesus Christ really lived, that He was and is God’s Son. It contains the writings of ancient prophets. One of these, Lehi, lived in Jerusalem around 600 B.C. God commanded Lehi to lead a small group of people to the American continent. There they became a great civilization. I've read and prayed about this book and the Lord has showed me that it is true. I always try to share it with the people I love, even though sometimes it may require a lot of courage ! The Lord has always helped me share its truths and I believe my reading of the scriptures has had great impact in my life and my family. Show more Show less