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Hi I'm Mallory

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I believe in Christ. I am a student at Brigham Young University and am originally from the Seattle Washington area. I served my Savior as a missionary in the Canada Toronto mission and then married my sweetheart in the House of the Lord. I love my family more than anything. The privilege and ability that I have to live with my family even after this life is the most incredible, comforting thing.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of this church because it's what I believe in my heart to be true. My existence on this earth is a gift from my Heavenly Father and I owe it to Him to live my life as His humble servant. There are many people in this world who believe in Christ, and I am grateful for this diversity of belief! I do know, however, that there are many blessings in the restored gospel of Jesus Christ that all people need in their lives. Explore mormon.org and learn more about what we believe, as members of Jesus Christ's original church, restored in modern day. I promise there is always more God has to give you, often all we have to do is follow Him.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being an example of the Church of Jesus Christ everyday. I choose to be a representative of Jesus Christ in all that I do, serving others and living his teachings.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Mallory
No, we do not worship Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith is a prophet of modern day much like biblical prophets and messengers of God such as Noah and Moses. We talk about and teach of Joseph Smith often because his role as an instrument for the Lord was key for the Lord's church to be restored, or brought back, in these modern times. We only worship God, the Eternal Father, and our Savior Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Mallory
Absolutely. Our Savior Jesus Christ is the center and the foundation of the gospel we live and teach. We share many common beliefs with other Christian denominations: We believe the bible to be the word of God, as far as it is translated correctly, and we believe that Jesus Christ is our Savior and Redeemer - and the only means whereby we can achieve salvation and live with God again. However, in addition to the bible, we study from another book of ancient scripture, the Book of Mormon, which also testifies of Christ and helps clarify the fullness of his gospel. We believe that in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Christ's original church he established when on the earth has been restored and it contains the priesthood power of God - or the authority to utilize God's power, that lasts on earth and in heaven: such as baptism and marriage. Show more Show less

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Mallory
We believe that baptism is a choice that we ourselves need to make and that no one else can make for us. We choose to follow Christ's example and make joint promises with our Father in Heaven when we are baptized. We believe that the priesthood power that was on the earth when Christ and his apostles were on the earth has been restored in its fullness through the modern-day prophet, Joseph Smith. To be baptized again by this proper priesthood authority is not to say that your previous experiences and baptisms weren't important, but this experience and essential ordinance performed by authorized priesthood holders adds to and increases the importance of your past experiences. When we invite you to be baptized again we are inviting you to follow the example of Jesus Christ by being baptized by the same power, authority, and method that he was. Show more Show less