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Hi I'm Aman Chabra

I am a husband, father, former TV sportscaster who gave up TV life for a better one with my family, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married, with 3 beautiful children. I once dreamed of working for ESPN or some major network sports channel, but realized my family is much more important, so I gave up the "Dream Job" I once had, and now have a new "Dream Job" as a father with a job that creates a better life for my family! I live in Denver, Colorado and am grateful to know I'm in the place my Heavenly Father wants me to be.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the church because it's the one thing that always brings happiness to my life. It has helped me understand more of what life is all about, has given me a path to follow, and a set of ways to live my life by.

How I live my faith

I try my best to be a good example to those around me. I know a lot of people are curious when it comes to the ways of the Gospel and how its members live their lives. I just hope people will think positively of the church by knowing me.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Aman Chabra
Like most other Mormons around the world, I believe the Bible to be the word of God. It contains many of the Savior's most precious and sacred teachings. It lays out God's plan for us, along with a history of his teachings to his children in the Old World of Jerusalem. I consider it a sacred book than can benefit anyone who reads it. Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Aman Chabra
I have talked to some not of my faith who think members of the church blindly follow the prophet without being able to think for ourselves. They also associate the "secretive" nature of temple work to be similar to that of a cult. After much careful study and prayer of this, I can affirm that that is not the case. We believe one of the best things about the Lord's plan is agency, or the right to choose. The prophet teaches us what the Lord wants us to do, and it is always our choice whether or not to obey. We are always invited to pray about what is being taught, and decide whether or not it is what the Lord wants for us. Even if we receive personal revelation from the Lord to do something, it is still always our choice to act. I never feel forced to do anything, and I don't believe a man professing to believe in Christ and be His prophet would ask me to do anything against the Lord's will. I believe the temple to be a sacred place as well, similar to the way those in the Old Testament treated their temples. Inside, we learn sacred things that are necessary for salvation. I love the temple, and love the spirit I feel when I'm there. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Aman Chabra
I consider myself to be a Christian, as well as any other member of the church that works hard to do what's right and follow the teachings of Jesus. The name of the church is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. As members we are baptized, and in doing so, take upon us the name of Christ and promise to always remember Him and what He did for us. In turn, we strive to be like him. To me that's what a Christian is, and therefore, I consider myself, as well as other members to be Christians. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Aman Chabra
I believe God to be my literal Father in Heaven. He's more than just a presence or a feeling, but someone I can go to with all my problems, concerns, and expressions of gratitude. I believe Him to be someone who loves me, cares what I think, do and feel, and wants me to strive to be like him. Show more Show less

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

Aman Chabra
We aren't much different from the rest of the Christian world. We celebrate Christmas for obvious reasons. We also celebrate Thanksgiving and Independence day as it gives us a chance to be grateful for all the blessings the Lord has given us, especially when it comes to the wonderful countries we all live in. Halloween, Valentine's Day, Birthday's etc. are also celebrated just most other religions. Show more Show less

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Aman Chabra
While I do not condone it, I will never look down on anyone for living a homosexual lifestyle. One of the greatest things God has given us is the right to choose, and I work hard not to judge anyone for the choices they make. I believe the church feels the same way. While not condemning those people who live said lifestyle, according to ancient and modern prophets, God has never condoned such a way of life. Therefore, the church continues to preach relationships and marriage between man and a woman, and families consisting of such an organization. Show more Show less

Who was Joseph Smith?

Aman Chabra
Joseph Smith was the man called by God to restore the original church of Jesus Christ to the earth. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Aman Chabra
The priesthood is the power of God given to men to do the things He would if He were physically on the earth. This power was passed down through the years by worthy men who received it from someone else in an unbroken line ending with Jesus Christ. It is important to have this power and authority to baptize, heal the sick, bless and pass the sacrament, etc. Without this power we could not receive all the blessings of His Gospel. Show more Show less