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Hi I'm Cameron M Shiell

I was born, raised and live in London, Ontario, Canada. I'm an entrepreneur and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the husband of a wonderful wife, four children and seven grand-children. Photography, reading (non-fiction), fishing, camping (wilderness most of all), hiking, scuba diving and most of all...spending time with family and watching them all interact; these are the things I enjoy most.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a young boy I always believed in God. What I didn't know is that there were millions of others, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saint, that believe the same as I did. When a friend asked me, at age 24, to meet with the elders of his church I was more than extremely sceptical. After a few meetings, during which I was reluctant to even listen, I came to understand that I was amongst friends and that I was not alone after all. I welcomed baptism and the teachings of the church. I love the teachings of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and how it tranforms the lives of those who embrace it. That is why I am a Latter-day Saint.

How I live my faith

I do the best I can with what I have. My faith grows daily as does my testimony of the principles of the gospel.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Cameron M Shiell
A testimony is a spiritual witness given to an individual by the Holy Ghost. The foundation of a Mormon’s testimony is the knowledge that Heavenly Father lives and loves us; that Jesus Christ lives, that He is the Son of God, and that He carried out the infinite Atonement; that Joseph Smith is a prophet, which God called to restore Jesus Christ’s church to the earth; that we are led today by a living prophet; and that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the Savior’s Church restored on the earth today. My personal testimony is something that continues to grow in stregth and develop in new ways as I read the scriptures, attend my meetings, fulfil my callings, serve my neighbours, friends and family. My testimony of prayer, tithing, Joseph Smith as a phophet, the Book of Mormon as the word of God, modern an continuing revelation from past to present prophets ( Adam to Pres. Monson ) and many other aspects of my life confirm to me that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the one and only church that has the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Cameron M Shiell
Much of what is done in the Church is to bless and help those who are not Mormon. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has donated more than $1 billion in cash and material assistance to 167 different countries in need of humanitarian aid since it started keeping track in 1985. Many of these countries have few to no Mormons, but are also non-Christian. More than 53,000 Mormon missionaries serve through the world today. All of their service is to help those who are not Mormon. Joseph Smith himself taught that we are "to feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, to provide for the widow, to dry up the tear of the orphan, to comfort the afflicted, whether in this church, or in any other, or in no church at all." That is the Church position on the world level. For me, I believe all that is above. I also continue to say that everybody is my brother or sister. They are all worthy of my time and effort to assist them where and when I can, whether it is for my neighbour next door or at a distance. At some time we all need help and it is our responsibility to be there of our own accord, as volunteers, and not to wait for others to show the way. Show more Show less