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Hi I'm Peter

I'm a missionary, Im a surfer, I'm a spearfisher, I'm a college Student, I'm a Harmonica player, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a missionary for my church. I am the third of four children in a family of six. I love to surf, spearfish, skimboard, and keep aquariums. I went to college in Hawaii, and I loved it! I am an eagle scout, and I love to learn, and listen to audio books.

Why I am a Mormon

well, I grew up in the church. It has been something that I have had all of my life, and it has made me who I am today.

How I live my faith

I'm currently a full time missionary, in the southern united states, and I am learning the language spanish. This involves teaching people about the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ.

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

Peter
it is necessary for salvation Show more Show less

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Peter
by wanting to have more faith, getting baptized, recieving the gift of the holy ghost and enduring to the end. read your scriptures and pray Show more Show less

Who are the Mormons?

Peter
members of the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints. Show more Show less

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Peter
as far as it is translated correctly Show more Show less

What is done with the tithing that Mormons pay?

Peter
It goes to build churches and temples. and a few other things Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Peter
no just don't murder anyone, only men can have the priesthood Show more Show less

What is Mormonism? OR What do Mormons believe?

Peter
I have no idea. Im a member of the church of Jesus Christ of latter-day saints. Show more Show less

How can faith in Jesus Christ influence us in our marriages and family relationships? in our friendships?

Peter
as we grow closer to christ we will develop more love for our family and our spouse Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Peter
read and pray with a sincerre heart and pure intent Show more Show less

What is the Church’s position on abortion?

Peter
bad, unless the mom will die then its a special case, or rape, or incest. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Peter
because its inspired writings, words of prophets, and god always talks to his people if they have ears to listen. Show more Show less

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

Peter
because people choose to believe what others tell them and not figure out by themselves. people believe that because we have the book of mormon we are called mormons mormon was just a prophet. we dont call muslims mohamedisms, jews Mosesisms, or catholics maryisms. whem people learn more they will come to the knowledge that we are christians that just have more to help us follow christ Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Peter
yes Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Peter
to prepare to meet god. alma 42 Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Peter
good. it feels like your doing something good with your life! Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Peter
We believe that god is all powerfull, all loving, and all knowing. God is perfectly just and showed us mercy by letting Jesus come to earth to attone for our sins. Show more Show less

Where did Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begin?

Peter
started with adam and eve Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Peter
he is our savior and redeemer. and the literal son of god Show more Show less

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Peter
why cant men be pregnant? there are different but important roles for different things and the preisthood is for men. men and women are equal but have different roles. women lead in many ways and one way is but helping her husband and the relief society. Show more Show less

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

Peter
guidance and revelation in your everyday life Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe happens after we die?

Peter
we will go into a probationary state, then we will be resurrected and judged Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

Peter
its hard to baptize someone who cant be there to be a part of the ordinance Show more Show less

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

Peter
self reliance is important because D&C 58:26 "it is not meet the the Lord should command in all things". mormons talks about emergency preparedness because D&C 38:30 "if ye are prepared ye shall not fear". Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Peter
baptism is a covenant and we need to have certain covenants in order to return to live with god Show more Show less

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Peter
It is called the Word of Wisdom and we follow it because a prophet commanded us and the church is true. Show more Show less

What is the difference between attending church and the temple?

Peter
the temple is where we perform more saving ordinances, and regular church attendance is for sacrament meeting on sunday. Show more Show less

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

Peter
Beacuse were all sinners Show more Show less

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Peter
when you have a paid clergy that is preistcraft, and jesus christ doesnt want it Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Peter
prophets int the ancient americas and a little bit from jerusalem Show more Show less

What is the role of the husband and the wife in the family?

Peter
to raise righteous children Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Peter
because the definition of a cult is more or less any group of people lead by a central leader. some synonyms are: sect, religious group, and party. so by definition sure we are and so is every other church. but we are not some satanic group, we believe in following Jesus Christ and his teachings because they will make us happy. Show more Show less