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Hi I'm Stephen Sacco

I am a Mormon. My family comes from the island of Malta. I was born in the UK and have lived in Australia 43 years.

About Me

I am 59 years old, married with five great adult chldren. My wife and I are grandparents to six beautiful grandchildren all under 4 years of age. I run a manufacturing business with two partners(non-lds) I have been a member of the church for over 30 years. I love spending time with my family, going on dates with my wife. I enjoy music, movies and trying to keep fit. I also love to read and work around the house. I ocassionally play guitar and sing. I love the simplicity of the gospel and paradoxically the wonderful knowledge that can be gained from studying and living it. The restored Church of Jesus Christ is growing in almost every corner of the world. Church population has more than tripled in my time as a member. I enjoy the service opportunities it gives me and that I can share in the humanitarian work by donations to the humanitarian efforts the church is involved in.

Why I am a Mormon

I am forever grateful to have been raised in a christian faith as a catholic and that I was always taught of the existence of God and his son Jesus Christ. I have always believed in them. After I married at the age of 25 and became a father at 27 years of age, I felt a desire to renew my efforts in getting closer to God. The number and variety of christian faiths and other religions confused me. My heart told me that there should be "One God, one faith" After investigation of a number of different churches, I withdrew from them and thought I could find the answers in the Bible.Indeed I read that there in the Bible in the New Testament, the Apostle Paul had written in Ephesians 4:5, it stated: " One Lord,one faith,one baptism" However, none the wiser, I prayed and asked God to send me someone to show the way to HIS church. Repeating this prayer on a number of occasions, I felt this was the right thing to do. A couple of weeks later, there was a knock on our door. I opened it to find two young missionary elders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints standing on our doorstep. They talked, we listened and learned and then I prayed some more. The Spirit of The Lord witnessed that we were being taught the truth. Ten days after that knock on the door we were baptised and confirmed members of the church. I KNOW that God lives, that Jesus Christ is His only begotten son, who died for all mankind and was resurrected and sits at the right of the Father. I know that this is His church restored under the direction of Jesus Christ Himself,through the prophet Joseph Smith Jnr. in 1830.I believe that Joseph's successors From 1844 down to the current President of the Church, President Thomas S. Monson were and are prophets of God, imperfect but just and good men called and directed by Him through revelation to lead His Church in these the latter or last days. I also believe that Jesus Christ will come again to rule and reign as the rightful King of this world.

How I live my faith

My life is very family and church centered. Sunday is a special day, set aside to worship God by attending church services, sunday school classes, sometimes as student and sometimes a teacher. We have a lay clergy, so I have the opportunity for priesthood service. I work with the full time missionaries and assist our ward(congregation,parish) in helping to teach those who are interested in learning about the church and it's teachings. I spend about two nights a week in voluntary church service. As members we try to follow as closely as possible the exemplary life of The Saviour.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Stephen Sacco
God has always spoken to mankind through prophets, he has never appeared to the whole world at once and given instructions. This would negate the need for faith. He has chosen good men(not perfect ones) but faithful and obedient ones, and given them instructions to pass on to their fellow man. The apostle Paul taught that before Christ comes again there would be a falling away and a need for the restitution of all things. That is why God has again called prophets to restore all the teachings, ordinances and blessings lost because of apostasy and spiritual blindness. Show more Show less