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Hi I'm Sarah

I grew up in Detroit. I'm a video editor, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just graduated college, and currently living in Arizona as a video editor.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because of the way I feel when I read the book of Mormon. Because of the teachings and the doctrines. Because of the strength and the comfort I receive. I've been exposed to many religions, and nothing else answers my questions as well as this one.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by teaching in my congregation. While attending a church made up of only young single adults I am able to teach my peers the basic doctrines of the gospel. Also, as a counselor for a teen church camp last summer, I found great joy in teaching the teens in the church. I love to teach because I love to learn, and teachers MUST know to be effective.

What do Mormons believe about "eternal life?"

Sarah
Eternal life means living with God and our families forever, and being able to learn and continue to become like our Heavenly Father. Show more Show less

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Sarah
The Word of Wisdom we follow is a revelation from god, outlining what is and what is not good for our bodies. Much like the diet Daniel ate in the court of Nebuchadnezzar. (Daniel 1:8-16) Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Sarah
We love Joseph Smith for what he did, much like I'm sure the Isrealites loved Moses for his great works. Any prophet who can communicate with God deserves respect. However, we only worship God the Father and His Son - our Savior - Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Sarah
So that everyone can have a chance at hearing the fullness of the Gospel. Show more Show less

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

Sarah
Mormon services are three hours long, and include three classes; During Sacrament meeting we are able to sit as families and learn from pre-selected members of the Congregation, who speak about basic Principles of the Gospel. Sunday School splits members up into age groups where they learn from the Scriptures and the prophets of old. The last meeting separates the men and the women, where each group learns the same lesson, often from messages Modern-Day prophets have taught. Visitors are welcome to come to any and all of these meetings. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Sarah
We believe that everyone who has ever lived needs to hear the Gospel, and be baptized to enjoy the blessings God wants to give. As such, each Mormon boy (usually at the age of 19, sometimes older) is asked to serve as a Missionary for 2 years. Girls are also able to serve as Missionaries, but have to wait until the age of 21 to serve, and are out for 18 months. As a returned missionary, I can honestly say that there is nothing more satisfying, difficult, or rewarding than serving as a full-time missionary. Show more Show less

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

Sarah
Ask me!! Or, if you go to Mormon.org you can find out where and when the church closest to you is located, and when meetings are. Also, on that same website you can request to have missionaries come and better answer your questions. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Sarah
The Book of Mormon was, much like the Old and New Testaments, written by various prophets. It was translated from it's origional language (a kind of reformed Egyptian) by Joseph Smith, and published in 1830. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Holy Ghost? Who is the Holy Ghost?

Sarah
The Holy Ghost is the third member of the Godhead. As Paul taught, you must be baptized, confirmed and live worthily to have the Holy Ghost with you always. He can help prompt you to do things, can give you knowledge, understanding, or comfort. Show more Show less

Who are the Mormons?

Sarah
"Mormons" are member os the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. We believe the Bible to be the word of god, along with the Book of Mormon. Because of the additional book of scripture, people have nicknamed us "Mormons." Show more Show less