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Hi I'm Clint

I grew up playing sports in Texas. Now I'm a medical student in Houston. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated college with a degree in Biology. I love traveling, surfing, music, and cooking. I married the girl of my dreams in 2009 and we enjoy meeting new people and doing fun things together and with our new dog. I can frequently be found studying, hanging out with my wife and family, or glued to ESPN.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I read the Book of Mormon as a kid, and I prayed to ask God if it was true. He answered that prayer, and I knew that the Book of Mormon, just like the Bible, was a testament of Jesus Christ. This also means that God has called a prophet on the earth today, much like Moses and Abraham. I know that my life has been happiest when I have tried to follow Jesus' example.

How I live my faith

I attend Sunday morning church meetings with my wife each week. I have a specific responsibility in working with the youth in my congregation. I find it very rewarding to help teach them how to stay on the right path and be good people during the most important years of their lives. Personally, I try to pray a few times each day. It's important to me to really talk to my Father in Heaven and tell him how I'm feeling, and ask him for forgiveness when I make mistakes. I also try to read from the Bible or Book of Mormon a little each day. I feel closer to Jesus when I read about His teachings.

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Clint
Mormon was a man who lived on the American continent a couple hundred years after Christ's lifetime. He abridged and condensed the lengthy records of his ancestors and others who had lived on the continent. The result was called the Book of Mormon, after its abridger. Because the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints recognizes the Book of Mormon as true scripture, the nickname "Mormon" has come to describe the members of the Church. Show more Show less