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Hi I'm Ethan Adams

I'm from Oklahoma. I like guitar... and rocks. I love my family, and making people laugh. I am random.. and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love playing guitar and singing, mostly acoustic. I love being around my friends and family. I love to play all sports and I love climbing things.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that our Heavenly Father has a plan for us and it is a perfect plan. He loves us, and everything about it makes sense. It has always made sense in my head and I have prayed to know of it's truth. I know that Jesus Christ atoned for my sins and made it possible for me to return to live with Heavenly Father and my family. I know that I can be with my family forever after this life. I know that Jesus Christ lives and wants us to follow him and has set great examples of how we can.

How I live my faith

I served a mission in the Indianapolis Indiana Mission. I have served in Franklin (Whiteland, Edinburgh, Nineveh, Trafalgar), Goshen, Plymouth, Westfield (Carmel), Lebanon, Fort Wayne, Elkhart, Fishers, and Indianapolis (White River). I was able to help share this wonderful gift I have been given with other people, and will continue to do so. I want other people to be happy as I am. I want them to feel God's love as I do. The song, "I Will Not be Still" explains it better than I can. "I've never been the kind to testify, I don't have the words His truth deserves. But it's a simple thing He asks, a worthy heart and willing hands. He says if I make the choice, He'll help me find my voice. He calls me to serve and I can not fail Him. The one who has given me all that I have. I put my trust in Him alone, He knows the yearnings of my soul. Because He believes in me, I will go willingly. Lifting the hands that hang down in sorrow, strengthening knees that bend in despair. Reaching the hopeless hearts who do not know His love. Seeing their lives begin to change, I know I'll never be the same. How can I keep this gift to myself, when I can lift somebody else. I'll be a witness of His miracles and His mercy. I put my future in His hands, knowing He's made me all I am. When I put my faith in Him the truth begins to speak. His power is real. It moves me until I will not be still."

In whom should we have faith?

Ethan Adams
Jesus Christ and His atonement. Faith is an action verb.. In other words, show your faith by doing, and in turn, it grows. Show more Show less

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Ethan Adams
Awesome! People say we have restrictions, but by living the gospel, we find more joy and we have more control over our own life, making us more free. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Ethan Adams
He is literally the Father of our spirit. He is all-powerful, merciful, and awesome. He has created us in His own image. He has a body that is immortal and perfect. He wants us all to return to Him. Show more Show less

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

Ethan Adams
So many, we get to be comforted, we get warned of things, we get promptings to do good things. So long as we are living worthy, and doing what we can. We can receive more blessings than we can imagine. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Ethan Adams
It is symbolic. You are giving up your old lifestyle, it is "dying" in a sense, being buried under water, then we are "born again" when we come out of the water. You make covenants with Heavenly Father promising you will do what He wants you to do, and when you mess up, because everyone does, that you will repent. Show more Show less

How do I become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)?

Ethan Adams
Coming to know that it is true through sincere prayer and answers from Heavenly Father. Then baptism. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

Ethan Adams
It is another testament of Jesus Christ. It works along side with the Bible. It teaches the Gospel of Jesus Christ and many other truths. It is an account of prophets that were in the Americas from 600 B.C. to 322 A.D. It is awesome. 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?

Ethan Adams
It is not secret, it is sacred. When you are baptized, and continue to learn about the gospel, and live worthy, you can go to the temple too. Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Ethan Adams
Nope Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Ethan Adams
The priesthood is the authority to act in God's name. If we are living worthy and doing everything that He wants. We have the power to do what He would do. Show more Show less

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Ethan Adams
By showing your faith. Sharing the gospel with others, doing service for others, reading your scriptures, repenting daily, always praying to Heavenly Father, and doing what He asks of you, your faith will increase until the day when it becomes a perfect knowledge. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Ethan Adams
Nope, but they are an excellent way of sharing the wonderful Gospel that we have. Show more Show less

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

Ethan Adams
We dress as nice as we can for church. We also celebrate all the holidays. I love Christmas! Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Ethan Adams
Pray to our Heavenly Father in the name of Jesus Christ. If you really want to know, and you are willing to act on answers and things Heavenly Father gives you.. you will get an answer. Show more Show less

How are the activities of the Mormon missionaries funded?

Ethan Adams
They save up money. The blessings far outweigh the sacrifices. Show more Show less

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Ethan Adams
To learn truths, to come closer to Heavenly Father and the Spirit, to perform ordinances for the dead, and to feel great! Show more Show less

How are modesty and chastity related? How can parents teach their children to be modest in dress, language and behavior?

Ethan Adams
By dressing modestly, you live the law of chastity. Heavenly Father delights in chastity. Outward appearance is a reflection on how you show respect for yourself. Everyone has their agency, but parents can correct wrong behavior and give encouragement. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Ethan Adams
Yes, it is the word of God as far as it is translated correctly. It has been translated a lot since Christ was here. But it does have a lot of truth in it. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about "eternal life?"

Ethan Adams
We have the opportunity to live forever with our Heavenly Father and our families. We have to live our faith by doing what Heavenly Father asks of us, and in turn, we can receive eternal life. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Ethan Adams
People that are dead don't have bodies. They are spirits, waiting to be joined with their bodies again. We have bodies, so we perform baptisms for them, and if they accept it, then they can receive the same blessings that we do. Show more Show less

What is a ward/stake/branch?

Ethan Adams
Branch, is a small congregation. A ward is a normal size, and a stake is made up of a number of wards and branches. They are separated geographically, and they all teach the same thing. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Ethan Adams
Music, Life, Nature, Family, Emotions. Really, everything that we have in this life. Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Ethan Adams
Because family is where you can be sheltered from the world... and it's awesome Show more Show less

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Ethan Adams
Because they don't need it.. Men need it to keep us in line... Show more Show less

What is the Church’s position on abortion?

Ethan Adams
We oppose it. Show more Show less

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Ethan Adams
Because it's AWESOME! Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Ethan Adams
Our purpose in this life is to prepare to meet God. Become better each and every day. We all have the falls and bad days.. but as long as we are on an upward slant we are okay. All it takes to win is to stand up one more time than you get knocked down. Show more Show less