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Hi I'm Taylor Griffin

"I am a composer/audio engineer, full time student, and I'm a Mormon."

About Me

I am 25yrs. old, and am a student at Utah State University. I am studying Music with the emphasis in Audio Engineering and Composition for film. I love to play the piano, compose/arrange music and love audio engineering. I love music because through it I can connect to others and feel the Spirit. I like to do outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking, camping, snowboarding, fishing, shooting, etc. I am up for trying new things and living life to it's fullest.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized into the church at 8 yrs. old, and for a long time I did not have my personal testimony of the truth of this church and the gospel of Jesus Christ. Before I served a two year mission in a foreign place, I felt the need to know for myself, the truthfulness of the church, and the truthfulness of the things I was taught for 18 yrs. I knelt down and asked my Heavenly Father if the Book of Mormon is the word of God and received an answer of peace in my heart. I served a two year mission in Peru, and now that I have served with all my heart, my testimony of the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ is strong. I am a Mormon because I believe that through Jesus Christ we can all be saved. This is the Church of Christ that has been restored, It is a perfect church with imperfect people. I love the gospel and know that it brings joy and happiness because I have lived the gospel. I am a Mormon because I know the Book of Mormon is true, it answers my questions and helps guide me through this life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by studying the scriptures, and praying every day. I try to be an example in everything I do. I am honest in my studies and in my work. I consistently do the things that I need to do to have the Spirit in my life. I read the scriptures, pray, and have made spirituality my main goal. I love to serve, I look for opportunities inside the church and out to serve others. I have taken the challenge to let friends and others know of the truth by sharing my testimony, giving pass along cards, Books of Mormon or just a smile. I also love to share the gospel through music. There is such a great spirit that music can bring into peoples lives. I live my faith by applying the atonement in my life, I know that falling down is part of the process of life and that through repentance we can be brought back to our feet to continue the journey. I know that no matter how far we feel we are away from God that we can return and repent. His arms are open and He is ready for us to accept His love and grace.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Taylor Griffin
The Book of Mormon was written by prophets of God that lived in the american continent. The book was started in 600 B.C. and was ended in 421 A.D.. Similar to the Bible, the Book of Mormon was written by men that were called of God and that had the authority to write the revelations that they received. Mormon was one of the last prophets in the Americas, he had the responsibility of binding together all the teachings of the prophets before him. The Book of Mormon teaches us the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ; The Plan of Salvation, the Life and teachings of Christ, the Atonement, the Resurrection, the principles of the Gospel (Faith, Repentance, Baptism, Gift of the Holy Ghost, and Enduring to the End). The Book also teaches us of the appearance of Jesus Christ unto the ancient people in the American continent. In Moroni 10:4-5 it states that if we read the Book of Mormon and pray to God to know if it is true, we can receive a personal witness from the Holy Ghost that it is true. I received that witness and so can you. Show more Show less

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Taylor Griffin
We as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints believe in marriage between a man and a woman. We believe that the family is central to Gods plan. We love every son and daughter of God, we understand that everybody has struggles and temptations but that we need to be sexually pure to be worthy of the eternal blessings of the temple. If we are immoral we cannot enjoy those blessings and will not have the Spirit with us. I don't believe that sexuality is the only thing that defines us as humans. We are sons and daughters of our loving Heavenly Father, that needs to be our primary way of defining ourselves. There are two amazing references to understand more on the Churches stance. (The Family: A Proclamation to the World) and (mormonsandgays.org) Show more Show less