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Hi I'm David Miller

I grew up in Idaho, now live in North Carolina and am a marketing manager and father of 3 kids. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of three great children and am happily married for 12 years. I believe family is the most important part of my life. I work in marketing and love to travel and see new places and meet new people. I have lived all over the US and currently live in Charlotte. I enjoy watching and playing sports and hanging out with my friends and family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have heard the word of God, prayed to know if it was true and felt through the Holy Ghost that this is God's true church and that I need to be a part of it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by helping those in the community, serving in the church (I teach on Sundays and am a Boy Scout leader for the younger scouts), and being a dad and husband to my family. I try to be an example to those around me and live the way that Jesus Christ taught us to live.

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

David Miller
We believe that all people who have ever lived on the earth have the opportunity to receive the blessings of the ordinances needed for salvation. Since baptism is the principal ordinance, all need to receive it through the proper authority to be saved. We believe that those who have already died without this opportunity can receive those blessings. Worthy church members who attend the temple can perform baptisms on behalf of their deceased ancestors. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

David Miller
The Book of Mormon was written by prophets of God who lived on the American continent. They testify of the revelations they received about Jesus Christ and witness that He visited them after his resurrection and ascension into heaven. Show more Show less

Who chooses the Mormon prophet?

David Miller
The prophet today, as in the days of the Bible, is chosen by God. It is not his occupation, his wealth, his education or his appearance, but it is his heart. As God told Samuel the prophet when looking for King David, the Lord "looketh not on the outward appearance, but on the heart". The prophet is called to receive revelation and communicate the will of our Father in Heaven to all the people of the world. In order to fulfill this sacred calling, he must be a just and honorable man who lives the commandments of God. After the prophet passes away, a new prophet is called. The apostles meet and prayerfully choose the next prophet. Through personal revelation, each person can pray and know that the living prophet truly is called of God and directs His work here on the Earth. Show more Show less

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

David Miller
Mormon families strive for happiness. Our goal is to try and be like our Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ. We pattern our lives after the teachings of our Savior and the prophets. Much like other families, we enjoy being together, helping those in need, serving in our communities and enjoying our time with the good relationships we have. Overall, we strive to keep the commandments of God so that we can continue to have the everlasting joy that the gospel of Christ brings. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

David Miller
The current prophet is Thomas S. Monson. He is a man called of God the same as God has done through the ages. He has two counselors that help him. They are Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uctdorf. Together, they make up the First Presidency of the Church (much like Peter, James, and John after Christ's death). All members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are apostles and prophets. The current Apostles are: Boyd K. Packer L. Tom Perry Russell M. Nelson Dallin H. Oaks M. Russell Ballard Richard G. Scott Robert D. Hales Jeffrey R. Holland David A. Bednar Quentin L. Cook D. Todd Christofferson Neil L. Andersen Show more Show less