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Hi I'm Morgan Wayne

I love the outdoors, hunting, camping, backpacking, fourwheeling. I'm a carnivore. I'm from Utah & you guessed it, I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love the outdoors. Anything that involves hunting, shooting, camping, fishing, hiking, fourwheeling, or skiing, you name it & I'm there! The outdoors is a great example to me of how much God loves us. Being out in the wilderness and in the mountains there are so many evidences that God really did create it all, and that he has a plan for all of us to be happy with this life, and in the next. I am going to college to receive a Bachelor's degree, and go on to a career in dentistry. However, I've put a hold on my studies, and my outdoor adventures, for two years so that I can serve a two year mission, to share the things that have given my life direction and happiness!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon not just because I grew up in the church, but because I know for myself that this is God's true church on earth today. I have prayed and sought answers from Him, and have received an answer personally that it is true. It's easy for me to know this is the truth, because when I am really doing all I can to live the simple principles of the gospel is when I am the happiest in life. I am a Mormon because I know that the prophet of today, Thomas S. Monson, is called of God. A church led by Jesus Christ Himself, through a modern prophet, undoubtedly contains the true gospel for everyone on earth today.  

How I live my faith

I am currently serving a full-time mission in the Minneapolis, Minnesota mission. That is a big part of living my faith, by sharing it. The main thing though is that I try to always be a little bit better than I previously was. I try to make my life a constant upward slope of learning and progression in the gospel, though of course I'm not always doing very good at it.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Morgan Wayne
We believe that families are the most important units in life. Through being sealed as a family in the temple, we can be with our families forever. That means so much to me, knowing that this life isn't all I have with my family. I love them so much, and I'm grateful to have that assurance that I will be with them for all eternity. Through talking, learning, and teaching each other of Christ and His examples, my family has been strengthened, and continue with strong personal relationships even in spite of all the craziness of today's modern world. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Morgan Wayne
The official name of our church is The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter Day Saints. With the church named after Jesus Christ himself, I would most definitely say we are Christian! The Book of Mormon puts it simply in 3 Nephi 27 "And how be it my church save it be called in my name? For if a church be called in Moses' name then it be Moses' church, or if it be called in the name of a man then it be the church of a man, but if it be called in my name then it is my church, if it so be that they are built upon my gospel". Jesus Christ is central to the gospel. Everything we teach and believe in is connected to His atonement. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Morgan Wayne
It's important to understand Joseph Smith's role in restoring Christ's church on earth in these days. Because of his life and all he did, through the help and power of God, we hold him in high regards as a man and prophet. We don't worship him though. Although he set an amazing example in living a righteous life, the 10 commandments tell us "Ye shall have no other Gods before me", and we don't. This is along the same lines of Mary, the mother of Jesus. I hold her in high regard as a woman and mother. She endured a lot seeing her son's persecution and crucifixion. However, we DON'T worship Mary. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Morgan Wayne
No way! We don't push away or ignore people who may be at different places, spiritually or physically, than we are. I have friends and know lots of people who aren't members, and I try to be as helpful to them as I am to anyone else. Everyone may not be members of the church, but we are all still children of our Heavenly Father. This means we are all equal in needing each other's help to get through life. Show more Show less