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Hi I'm Jamin Mills

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a rancher from Wyoming. I got married in 2008 and graduated from college in 2009. I love my family and I'm grateful to have the Lord's gospel in my life.  I like learning about better ways to ranch, including things like rotational grazing, or low stress animal handling. We have been given the job of taking care of the Earth and we need to do our best to make sure it is healthy and improving.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were members of the church and I was raised as one as well, but when I entered my teen years I asked myself and decided I was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because I wanted to be. Since then I have felt God's confirmation of the truth in my heart regularly helping my surety of His truth to grow stronger every day. I know The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the only church that is run by God and can perform the ordinances that lead to eternal salvation.

How I live my faith

I try to communicate with God every day. He is willing to teach us and guide us individually as we study his words and fulfill his commandments. I am a husband and a father and do my best to make sure my family has all their needs met. They are one of the most important things to me in my life.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Jamin Mills
Heavenly Father hasn't left us alone to wander lost, he wants to guide us in our individual lives to where we can be happiest in this life and after this life. Part of how he does this is through a testimony. When we see, hear, or do things that are true God confirms that truth in our heart through the Holy Ghost. The collection of these truths is called a testimony. This spiritual confirmation of the truth changes our lives and is more meaningful than any facts or proof the world can produce. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

Jamin Mills
The Bible is an amazing book but so many people interpret the Bible differently. God knew the Bible was going to be changed and confusion was going to result from it so he prepared a second book, the Book of Mormon. Together with the Bible, both books testify stronger than either one alone. They are meant to be used together to help us draw closer to God. One of the truths that are less clear in the bible is how to obtain a spiritual confirmation of God's truth. In the Book of Mormon, the book of Moroni, chapter 10, verse 3-5, God promises that if we study and ponder the truths in the book and sincerely ask God if they are true then we can receive a spiritual witness of it's truth. This spiritual confirmation is more meaningful than anything man can create. I love the Book of Mormon and know it is true. I receive so much strength from God by studying the scriptures. I'm so thankful for the clarity the Book of Mormon brings to God's word. If you haven't, I challenge you to go read the Book of Mormon and ask God in prayer if it is His scripture. I know you too can find out for yourself. Show more Show less

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Jamin Mills
The short answer of what goes on inside temples is we are performing ordinances. That basically means we are making covenants or promises with God to keep his commandments more fully. God has taught us that specific covenants must be made in this life in order to receive eternal life. These covenants are baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, the Endowment, and being married for eternity. To ensure everybody has a fair chance to receive eternal life, we perform these ordinances for people who have passed away without the chance to know Christ's gospel or receive these ordinances by someone who holds God's priesthood. It isn't forcing people to join Christ's church, but simply providing the opportunity for them to accept these ordinances if they choose to. People aren't kept out of temples. Anybody who is a righteous member of God's church may enter. It is a very sacred place and we must prepare ourselves to go there. You might think of it as somebody who doesn't understand algebra going to a calculus class. They either won't get anything out of the class or they will disrupt the whole class trying to learn the basics that they should have learned before going. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Jamin Mills
The priesthood is an amazing opportunity for men to serve. For them to look past themselves and see how they can make the world better for others. The priesthood is given by the laying on of hands, which means one who holds the priesthood can pass it on to another by placing their hands on their head and asking God to give his authority to that person. This way we know who are God's leaders and who to trust to speak his truth because they hold God's priesthood. Show more Show less