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Hi I'm Matt

I love loud music late at night and riding into the sunset on my motorcycle, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I Am currently serving a full time mission for the mormon church in central California. I have two loves in life, motorcycles and music! I love to put on some tunes and go for a ride in the country on a sunny day. Honestly there is nothing better than seeing nature and relaxing for an afternoon. As important as work is everyone needs a chance to chill.

Why I am a Mormon

One day I realized that my parents had taught me good principles and a good way to live my entire life. Every sunday I went to church with my family and almost robotically went through the motions. When I realized that I was going through the motions, I knew that I needed to find out for myself what I was living was true. Yes, the church teaches good things, but what is better is the message that I now know to be true. I know that God has called a modern prophet, and that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. Jesus Christ's church has been restored. I came to this knowledge one day as I was reading the Book of Mormon "another testament of Jesus Christ". I guess I had the idea that I had to read the entire book and know EVERYTHING about the church before I had a spiritual confirmation from God.... I was wrong! As I sat there reading and really thinking about what the message of the book was I had a sweet feeling come over me and I knew in my heart what I had been taught was true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing what is taught. I go to church, keep the commandments, and more importantly I am enjoying helping others to live the faith too as I serve a mission.

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Matt
Okay, okay! I just want to say that Mormons are not ROBOTS! I had a lot of friends that were suprised when they found out I was a Mormon. They knew who I was and the things they had heard about the church were way off! Its true I dont do things like drink or smoke, but there are good things to do besides live the way of the world. I have lived a great life! I love to stay up late, and hang out with my friends. We always went to hear bands play and did crazy stuff like shoot off fireworks way early in the morning. Being a Mormon doesnt mean that every thing changes. Yes I do everything I can to keep the commandments. No Im not perfect, but I can still enjoy my life while being an example of Christ. Show more Show less

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

Matt
Life is often full of suprises. It has its way of turning things upside down and inside out. I think everyone goes through one trial of some sort in their life, wether they are behaving or not. I have asked myself a couple of times even why am I struggling even though I am keeping the commandments? God, our Heavenly Father loves us very much. He did not send us here to earth to struggle and suffer. Rather he sent us here to succeed. He does want the best for us, and we can find that strength as we choose to follow the example of Jesus Christ in our lives. As the Savior of the world, he can heal us. He alone made it possible for us to turn things right side up and to overcome our worldly state and rise higher. In this dark and gloomy world, Jesus Christ makes everything 72 and sunny! Yes, as a Mormon, I do believe that Jesus Christ is my Savior, I cannot express in words the gratitude I have for him and what he has done for me. I do know that he can make us whole. I know that he lives and loves us!  Show more Show less