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Hi I'm Chad Palmer

I'm a disciple of Jesus Christ, a coach at LifeLeadership.com, a Veteran of the U.S.A.R Combat Engineer 13 Bravo, I am a Mormon.

About Me

I learned about the Atonement of Jesus Christ and how He had suffered for my sins. I wanted to become more like Him and started going to the Mormon church after going to several other churches that felt good but the same spirit was missing that I had felt in my youth going to Mom's church the church of Jesus Christ of latter-day saints. I fasted and prayed to know if the Book of Mormon was true and the Holy Spirit confirmed to me it was true. I then received what is called a patriarchal blessing which is a specific instruction and blessing for me if I keep God's commandments. I wanted to share this great gift of the gospel with others and was called to teach the people of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona who speak spanish and I did not speak spanish. With specific training in Provo, Utah and after much prayer and fasting I became fluent and taught in spanish for two years. I know that we are children of our Heavenly Father and that He sent His only begotten Son Jesus Christ here to earth to lead and guide us by example and through the power of the Holy Ghost. I know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith in the sacred grove to restore the true church of Jesus Christ to the earth through Prophets on the earth once again. I know the Prophet Joseph Smith translated ancient golden plates into the Book of Mormon which is another testament of Jesus Christ to sons and daughters of God here on this land over 2000 years ago in the name of Jesus Christ, amen. cap

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because I am a follower of Jesus Christ and His church is on the earth today as the church of Jesus Christ of latter-day saints. I have fasted and prayed much to know these truths for myself. Please read in the New Testament James 1:5 and then fast and pray as I have to know from God these truths for yourself. Then read the book of mormon for yourself with the bible and the Holy Ghost will witness to you that these words are true.

How I live my faith

I serve in the Gilbert area as a ward missionary working with the local members and the full time missionaries to find and teach our brothers and sisters about Jesus Christ and His restored gospel in the church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints. We had a day of service to the Veterans on October 8th by doing work projects at the local VA Medical Center like landscaping, cement work and repairs for those who have given so much for our freedom. I'm a Mormon representing the Ronald Reagan Platform Republican Tea Party Conservatives. It is no secret that I am Mormon and a follower of Jesus Christ and anyone who know me knows that I find the most joy in serving my fellow man in whatever service is needed. I like to make fun of the way Mormons talk and the weird phrases we use in public that makes us peculiar to our brother's and sister's who do not know the Mormon's very well yet. I have been called a Jesus freak and sometimes can be overbearing in my testimony of Him and it makes people feel uncomfortable so I have limited my testimony to: I know that Jesus is the Christ, the promised Messiah who Atoned for all our sins sent here by our Father in Heaven because He loves all of us and He has a plan for our salvation. I know that Joseph Smith sought for truth in prayer to know which church to join and he was visited by God our Eternal Father and His Son Jesus Christ and was instructed that through him the fullness of the Gospel would be restored to the earth never to be removed again. I know that Thomas Spencer Monson is our Prophet today who will never lead us astray, he is truely concerned with our needs and is a servant leader for and representing Jesus Christ here on the earth until Jesus returns in all Glory and Honor some future day. I know that the Bible is the word of God and the King James version is the most correct translation. The Book of Mormon is another witness of Jesus Christ, read it then fast and pray in the name of our Master Jesus Christ, amen.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Chad Palmer
Please read "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" We are meant to help and serve each other and support family time first and foremost following God's plan of salvation for all of us. Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Chad Palmer
I have had this conversation numerous times over the years and it come down to choice. I choose to follow a true Prophet on the earth, currently God's Prophet is Thomas S. Monson. Years ago I spoke with him on the phone before he was called to be the president of the church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints and he is a kind and loving man full of charity for all God's children not just mormons. Honestly look at what the church does on a worldwide outreach and then expain to me how it could be a cult, seriously cults keep to themselves and out of the public light, we on the other had look for service and send food and supplies to disaster areas around the world. I witnessed this first hand as a medic/firefighter in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina devastated that city and the surrounding area's. They were the first on the scene and are still helping non-mormons and families in need down there long after all the other church groups have left for home. Show more Show less

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

Chad Palmer
Please call the Full-time missionaries (two young men or two young sisters or a Senior couple) at 1-888-537-6600 and they will call you to set up an appointment to share the message of Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father's Plan of Happiness for all of us. If you are not ready for this level of contact then find out from your neighbors or co-workers who is a mormon member of the church of Jesus Christ of latter-day saints. If that is still more than you need right now then go to www.mormon.org and watch the videos or read about us and if you want find me by searching for chad aaron or camp pendleton you will see my beautiful bride Julie and I and read about our little family. You are always welcome to stop by any of our chapels around the globe most meetings start at 0830 or 0900 hrs. I know that Jesus is the Christ our Messiah foretold by Prophets today and anciently. May God continue to bless you and yours in your search for truth and light in the name of our Redeemer Jesus Christ, amen. Show more Show less