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Hi I'm Michael

I'm a math nerd and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from southern California and just finished being a missionary for two years in Minnesota. I am the youngest of four with two sisters and one brother. I love math, reading and cooking.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. However, while I was a teenager I began to really want to know if what I was being taught was true. So I began to read The Book of Mormon and to pray and ask God if it was true because I knew if that was true then the rest of what I had been taught was true as well. It took alot of studyand prayer for me to get my answer and to recognize it, but one day while I was out teaching someone with the missionaries from our church my answer came. It wasnt anything big just a sweet, calm, reaasuring feeling that what I had learned was true. That feeling was the Holy Ghost testifying to me that The Book of Mormon was true. That is the reason that I am a mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by studying the scriptures, praying, repenting and I also do my best each day to live life how the Savior would. I serve and help all those that I can. I am not perfect but i face each day with faith that i can improve and become better.

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Michael
The Bible is the word of God and is scripture. Show more Show less

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

Michael
We believe that Jesus Christ is the Savior and Redeemer of the world. He is the only begotten of the Father. He suffered and died for our pains, sicknesses, affflictions, and sins. It is only through Him that we will be able to return to live with our Father in heaven. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Michael
No. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

Michael
The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. It does not replace the Bible in any way shape or form. It is used hand in hand with the Bible and together they serve as a stronger witness that Jesus is the Christ. Just as The Bible was written by prophets in Jerusalem and that area of the world, The Book of Mormon was written by prophets living on the american continents. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Michael
Nope, we help everyone around the world no matter who they are or what they believe in. Show more Show less

What is a ward/stake/branch?

Michael
A ward is the local congregation. A branch is also a local congregation but it consists of fewer members. A stake is a group of wards and branches in the area. Show more Show less

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Michael
For church we wear our best. Men tend to wear suits or white shirts, slacks and ties. Women tend to wear modest dresses,or skirts and blouses. We celebrate Christmas and Easter as well as most other holidays in the areas where we live. For the most part if you can name it there is a good chance we will clebrate it. 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?

Michael
Nope, anyone can join the church. The preisthood is availabe to all worthy males over the age of twelve. It doesnt matter what you look like or where you come from. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Michael
Yes we are. Jesus Christ and His Atonement is central to everything we do. Show more Show less

In whom should we have faith?

Michael
Our faith should be in Jesus Christ. Show more Show less