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Hi I'm Joey

I'm a husband, father, and a U.S. Navy Sailor. I'm also a Mormon.

About Me

I'm in my mid-twenties, have a beautiful wife and daughter, and am currently a U.S. Navy Sailor. I am also have my bachelors degree in Finance and will soon be putting in my package to (hopefully) become a Naval Officer. I enjoy spending time with my family, playing video games, and making/listening to music.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up, I always had friends that were Mormon and it just so happen to be that my high-school sweetheart (who is now my wife) really introduced me to the church, which lead to my baptism at 18. I am so grateful to have been surrounded by such wonderful influences throughout my life and that I have been able to grow so much spiritually since joining the Church.

How I live my faith

In my short time with the church, I have been assigned callings within the church that include the Sunday School Presidency and being a home teacher to both active and inactive members of the church. I also do my best to help out with service projects with the church whenever I can. Being a member of the military, I also try to reach out to my fellow Sailors as many of them are unfamiliar with the church or have grave misunderstandings on what our religion is about.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Joey
One can know that Mormonism is true by studying the Gospel and praying to our Heavenly Father with a broken heart and a contrite spirit, asking Him with faith to know for themselves whether or not the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true. If they are faithful and sincere in their actions, Heavenly Father will let you know in a way you were meant to find out. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Joey
As "different" as this may seem, Mormons do, in fact, perform baptism's for the dead. Essentially, not everyone on this earth has had the opportunity to learn about the true church in this life which in turn caused them to not have the opportunity to become baptized. Being that all persons must be baptized as Jesus Christ was, we have the ability to perform baptisms by proxy, or by a living person, on behalf deceased persons so that they can continue their eternal progression. Show more Show less