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Hi I'm Chad

I am an athlete, a son, a brother, an uncle, a class clown, a son of God, and I am a Mormon!

About Me

I like to think that I am a pretty typical fun loving guy. I love spending time playing sports. I especially loving playing football, basketball, and baseball. Sports are probably my biggest passion. My other passion is always trying to make people laugh and have a good time. I come from a "unusual" Mormon family. There is just my dad, my mom, my sister, and me. I enjoy spending time with others and learning about new cultures and other's opinions and views. I am a movieaholic. I love movies, especially movies that make me think. But most of all, I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I have had some pretty crazy experiences in my life that have led me to this religion. I have not lived a perfect life at all. I used to think that living to what the media portrayed as happiness was the way to go. But I shortly learned that true happiness was not found in those things. I found a happiness that I never thought was imaginable through The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This happiness and change that I found was all based on my reading of the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. Eventhough I was born into an LDS family, I had never read the Book of Mormon. I could barely even tell you what the Book of Mormon was, at least until I had read it. I was challenged to read the Book of Mormon by a friend. I took that challenge, but it was a slow process. I started by reading only one verse a night. That went on for about a week. I then started to read a page, and it proceeded to increase until I was reading 5 chapters a night. I finished the Book of Mormon about 4 months after I started it. I then took the challenge to pray about what I just finished reading. I didn't hear a voice or see God, but I had the most peaceful feeling I have ever felt in my life come over me. I knew that the Book of Mormon was true and that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. The Book of Mormon changed my life and I have never looked back since, I continue to read that Book everyday of my life. I know that it changed my life and can change anyone else's life, if they will read it and pray about it with a sincere heart.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to always become more like our perfect example, Jesus Christ. I am trying to be an example to all those who I come in contact with. I hope that my example and the way I live my life will be able reflect that I am a Mormon and that I live up to carrying the name of Jesus Christ with wherever I go. My faith isn't just something that I use on Sunday when I go to church, but it is something that I carry with me every single moment of every single day. I am far from perfect, but each day is a new day that I have been given to make the changes necessary in my life, that eventually I will be able to return and leave with my Heavenly Father.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Chad
The Missionaries will talk about the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ and why it is so important. The simply bring a message that they know to be true and want to share and have others learn and know for themselves that the message they bring is true. They share these things with others, because they know of the blessings and happiness that come from living by them. They aren't there just to baptize people, they are there to help people find the truth of the Restored Gospel. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Chad
Well of course, Mormons are Christians. It is the main thing that we believe. Jesus Christ is central in all of our teachings and especially in the full name of our Church. The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints. This is His church, the same exact church that He set up when He was here on the earth. Show more Show less