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Hi I'm Sharyn

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mom, a grandma, a teacher, and still a student. I teach high school English along with Speech and Debate. Currently, I am taking classes to become a high school counselor. I have been asked many times why at my age I am still going to college. It must me that I like to learn.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a fifth generation Mormon. All of my great-great grandparents joined the church within 20 years of the establishment of the church. Reading about their stories and struggles has helped me to develop my own testimony of the gospel. I used to wonder why they gave up all of the comforts to travel out to the western deserts to be able to live the religion as they saw fit. So I studied for myself; I now believe I would do the same.

How I live my faith

I live my faith every day. It is important to me to act as I believe Christ would have me act. On Sunday I teach Sunday School to the 14-17 year olds. I live in a small branch, so all of the teenagers are in one class, whereas in larger units these classes would be divided into four classes. In addition to being a Sunday School teacher, I am also a Family History Consultant. I help people, both members and nonmembers, research their ancestry. Both jobs and extremely enjoyable to me.

Are Mormons Christians?

Since I live in the Bible Belt, I am asked that question many times. It seems that as soon as someone finds out that I am a Mormon, he/she wants to know if I am a Christian. Obviously, the answer is yes. To give a little more detail one needs to look at the true name of our church. We are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Christ said for a chuch to be his it must have his name. The second reason why I believe that Mormons are Christians is because as a whole we try to live the teachings of Jesus Christ every day of the week not just on Sunday. I know I try very hard to live the commands Christ established when He was on the earth. Show more Show less