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Hi I'm Christian

I'm a college student. I lived in Korea for two years. I love to read and learn. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student looking for a major. I am considering history (yes, shockingly some people like history voluntarily:-)). My little sister goes to the same school as I do, and both my little brothers are still back in Las Vegas. I love it when I can take a weekend off and see my family. Classes keep me pretty busy, but when I do have time, I enjoy reading, playing games, and watching movies.

Why I am a Mormon

I think the biggest reason why I keep following the gospel is the fact that I know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love me and know me. I feel that love every time I pray and every time I really study the scriptures, especially the Book of Mormon. Just like the apostles in the Savior's time, the priesthood authority is again on the earth, through which we can be baptized by one of His representatives and receive the gift of the Holy Ghost just as they did and feel the Lord's love constantly. That gift and ability has been the most important thing in my life.

How I live my faith

I've had a couple of different responsibilities in the church. Right now, I'm in charge of leading the music during our church meetings in our student ward at Brigham Young University. It's great. I love singing, even if I'm not particularly good at it. In my last ward, I was in charge of leading the music during our priesthood meeting. Apparently people that can lead music are in somewhat short supply. I am also a home teacher, which means that I am responsible to visit a few other students in the ward once a month and make sure they are doing OK. In my past ward, I met some really great friends that way. I think one of the greatest ways we live our faith is by trying to follow the Lord's example in our everyday living. I love the advice that John the Baptist gave to the publicans and soldiers in

How is the Book of Mormon different from the Bible? How did Joseph Smith obtain the “golden plates” or Book of Mormon?

Christian
The Bible already contains an "Old" and a "New" testament of Jesus Christ. The Book of Mormon is another testament that Jesus Christ is the savior of the world. Like the old and new testaments, it contains the fullness of Jesus Christ's gospel. Just as the old and new testaments contain different stories of different peoples and different times, the Book of Mormon is a record of another branch of Israelites who lived in the ancient Americas, and had prophets of God just like the ancient Jews. Show more Show less

In whom should we have faith?

Christian
We have faith in Jesus Christ. That means we trust Him enough to do what He tells us to do. We're not perfect, but part of that faith is trusting that He will make up the difference, that through Him we can be changed. The more you know God and His son, the more you want to be with them and be like them, and the more you trust them to help you do that. The Book of Mormon Show more Show less