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Hi I'm Ian

I'm a college student, an aspiring author, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a college student studying English and creative writing. I love to play Ultimate, Disc Golf, and just about any game, be it card, video, or board. I love to read and write, and I love to run.

Why I am a Mormon

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the only religion that's ever really made complete sense to me. I understand why people would want to be parts of other religions, but I just see that being a Mormon is what's perfect for me.

How I live my faith

"Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words." I do my best to be a good example for those around me, letting them see how someone follows the example of Christ. Whenever somebody asks me a question about my faith, I answer it for them while doing my best to communicate my love for them and for Jesus Christ.

Are Mormons Christians?

Ian
Yes, we are Christians. The name of the church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, says it all. We believe that Jesus Christ is the Savior and Redeemer of the world, and that the only way we can return to live with God is to follow the teachings of Christ. As it says on the cover of the Book of Mormon, it is "Another Testament of Jesus Christ." Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Ian
When we speak of our "testomony," we're talking about the knowledge we have of the truth of the gospel as given to us by the Holy Ghost. In the Bible, when Peter answered Jesus's question by saying that he was the Son of God, Jesus told him that he was blessed because he had received that knowledge by the power of the Holy Ghost. That was Peter's testimony. So when Mormons talk about their testimony, they mean their God-given knowledge that Jesus is the Christ, that the Book of Mormon is true, that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, etc. Show more Show less