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Hi I'm Marshall

I play Ukulele, music, and games. I served a mission in Tallahassee Florida, I am a friend, I am MARSHALL and above all, a Mormon!

About Me

I am a musician I love to play all kinds of music. I started out playing Percussion then later moved into Clarinet and Cello and hope to soon finish college and move on to teaching band to college students. I love playing games but don't consider myself a gamer, and working as a team to achieve a common goal. I am a missionary serving in the Florida Tallahassee Mission  I love to solve rubiks cube and I am always working to beat my fastest time!

Why I am a Mormon

 I am a Mormon because I always just related to alot of what has been taught by the LDS religion and when I heard about the promise that Moroni gives in The Book of Mormon that if you read the book and pray to know it is true you will recieve your answer, I tried that myself and I recieved my answer and I know it to be true! 

How I live my faith

 I live my faith by accepting the call to serve a full time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. and I am currently serving in the Florida Tallhassee Mission, and it is the best decision I have ever made!

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Marshall
 if you read the book of mormon and pray with real intent to know if it is true you will recieve an answer that you cannot deny. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Marshall
no mormons are all about service! service service service! as a missionary not a day goes by that I dont get to help someone one way or another and 90% of the time they are not lds. as it says in mosiah 3 verse 19 "....when ye are in the sevice of your fellow beings you are only in the service of your god." we also belive in "...doing good to all man.." therefore we are always seeking ways to help others! Show more Show less

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Marshall
The origional founder of "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints" is.. Jesus Christ the very man who suffered and died on the cross for our sins that we would be able to live with god again. however after he ascended into heaven his apostles were slowly taken away and killed. immedieately the world fell into a state of apostacy, meaning that the priesthood, or authority of god, had been taken away from the earth. This is called the Great Apostacy it is the longest amount of time where that authority was not present. In the year 1820 a young boy named Joseph Smith saw how many churches, though teaching out of the bible, taught many different things and he was confused and wanted to know the truth. He concluded that he must read the Bible himself in search for an answer when he came apon a verse in the book of james. "If any of you lack wisdom let him ask of god that giveth to all men libberally and upbraideth not and it shall be given him." Joseph pondered on this for quite some time untill he decided he would do as james directs which was to pray. He set some time apart in his day to do just this and as he began to pray god the fater and his son jesus christ appeared to him and told him that he had been chosen to be the prophet to restore the truth back to the earth. So Joseph smith is the prophet of god who Restored Christs church in this last dispensation. Show more Show less

What is a ward/stake/branch?

Marshall
a ward is a congregation of people larger than a branch congregation. for example. a town is a small comunity with few members. it has people but not nearly as big as a metropolis but there are enough to have a town. the same is true for a "branch" there are a few people who do their best and when they come together they are a branch. a city is a bit larger than a town it has alot more stores and alot more people. there is more that 1 solution for a problem and you will most likely be able to find the help you need! a ward is alot like a city. there are more members than there are in a branch and there is more than 1 person to go to when you need help. a metropolis where there are multiple cities and there are TONS of people! when you need help there are alot of rescources available. a stake is a lot like that! there are multiple branches and/or wards in a stake. there are lots of members and when you need help there are alot of peolple you can turn to to ask! Show more Show less

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Marshall
the custom for members of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints is "sunday best" I really like to think about it as "what do I want the lord to see me in" when we go to church we understand that we are entering a building that has been dedicated to the lord and is his house. as a missionary I have seen members or people who are investigating the church who's sunday best is jeans and a t-shirt. surely I am not saying that jeans and a t-shirt are the best but to this individual this wardrobe may have been the best that they had. as far as holidays we celibrate all of them! I love christmas and I love my birthdays brobably because they are in the same month but I love them nonetheless. Show more Show less