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Hi I'm Robert!

I was born in Houston, TX 24 years ago, I love serving as a missionary in Anaheim, CA, the church is very true, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently serving a 2 year mission in Anaheim, California. I have 1 year of college completed towards a degree in criminal justice and I'm not sure yet if I want to go into law enforcement or law school once I complete my degree. I like sports, reading, music, cars, and chilling with my friends. I have lived in Texas all of my life and don't plan on living anywhere else so far. I actually enjoy going to school and learning about everything. Church has always been an important aspect of my life and has never lead me wrong. I really enjoyed being in Boy Scouts and earned my Eagle Scout Award when I was 16 years old. I enjoy spending time outdoors and with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I love Jesus Christ and I believe that the church is His true church. I read the Book of Mormon and prayed to know if it was true. The answer I received from God was YES its true. Everything else just fell into place after I received a testimony of the Book of Mormon. My answer did not come right away though. I had to work for my answer through daily scripture study and prayer. Don't ever give up on receiving an answer because you will get it when the time is right. God knows you best and will give you what you need at the time you need it which wont always be when you think you want it. That applies to all God's blessings.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as a missionary and I love talking to people about Christ's gospel. I try my best to live my life as Jesus Christ lived his life on Earth. I strongly believe that you should treat people how you want to be treated. Christ loved everyone no matter who they were or what they did, that is how I want to be towards everyone I meet. It is a great blessing to attend church every week and hear what other members have learned about Christ's gospel. You can learn a lot about Christ by just attending church every week and even receive answers to questions through a speaker or lesson. God answers our prayers in many different ways and we will know when God speaks to us by the power of the Holy Ghost.

What is done with the tithing that Mormons pay?

Robert!
Tithing pays for church expenses that include building temples, chapels, printing scriptures, and operating costs. We believe that it is a commandment from God and that through a modern prophet, this commandment was reestablished. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints does not have paid clergy and ALL funds are accounted for by the church's auditing department with a report given to the whole church in General Conference every year. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Robert!
The answer is sweet and simple! Thomas S. Monson is the current, authorized prophet and President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He has two counselors who assist him and we also have twelve Apostles who help in directing the church's spiritual and temporal affairs. You can pray and ask God for yourself to know if these 15 men are called of God to lead Christ's church. You will receive an answer by the power of the Holy Ghost! Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Robert!
Of course we are Christians! The name of the church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. We believe that Jesus Christ is the son of God and that he died for us so that we could return to live with him. Jesus Christ leads His church through a living prophet and 12 Apostles. We pray to Heavenly Father in the name of Jesus Christ. So why wouldn't we be considered Christian. Show more Show less

What is the First Vision?

Robert!
What the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints calls the "First Vision" is the experience that a boy named Joseph Smith had while offering a prayer. God the Father and Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph in answer to his prayer of what church he should join. They told Joseph to join none of the churches and that through him, Christ's church would be restored to the earth. That is the "First Vision." Show more Show less

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Robert!
Of course we do! The Holy Bible is the foundation of Christianity and is the record of Christ's life and teachings while He was living amongst the Jews. The books that make up the Bible were written by prophets who were inspired by the Holy Spirit. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints uses the King James Version of the Holy Bible. Church leaders encourage members to read from the Bible as well as from the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less