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Hi I'm Mike

I'm from Québec, I speak french, english and spanish, I love winter, snow & soccer, I like Star Wars as well and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up raised as a unique child by a single mom not knowing my dad. I always had people there to support me and fill the role of a father in my life. I speak french, english and spanish and I plan to learn mandarin as I will study international Business in college.

Why I am a Mormon

My mother joined the LDS Church when I was 6 year old and it definitely had a strong impact on my life but ultimately I took my own decision to keep on that path when I got older. I have had lots of sacred and personnal experiences throughout my life to be a witness for me that this is the only true living church of our Lord Jesus Christ on earth today. I vividly remember the day I received a clear and direct answer to my direct question to my heavenly Father if The Book of Mormon really comes from Him, if it is his word, and He said yes! I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and that he saw and did what he said he saw and did in the name of our Savior, with His authority of the priesthood restored through him. It is the same priesthood, through the ordinances of the gospel, that enables us to access the perfect atoning sacrifice of our Lord and Savior and I want to have it in my life for I know it is God's plan and I am eternally grateful for the sacrifice of my Savior for me. I know that He lives.

How I live my faith

I served a two year full-time mission for the Church as a representative of Jesus Christ, sharing the teachings of the Savior to the people in San Diego California. I believe it to be the ultimate way to live my faith for it was truly to embrace the example of the Savior, dedicating myself to his service and inviting them to come unto Him through the restored gospel. I always received in my life lots of joy and happyness serving and helping others and I figured teaching them the gospel would be the best way to live my faith. Now that I am back home I can still serve in many capacities to my friends, fellowmembers of the Church and even people I don't know by showing a christlike example and rendering service. I love to study the words of Christ, ponder it's meaning and plan on how I can better implement it in my own life so that I can really follow Him the best I can each day and constantly get better at it. All that because I love Jesus Christ and am greateful for his sacrifice for me. I am far to be perfect but I do my best and know He accepts my efforts for He understands me perfectly in all my difficulties and mistakes. So living my faith for me is striving to become like the Savior on a daily basis.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Mike
While it is up to oneself to decide if he will serve a mission or not it is a commandment from the Savior himself to his Apostles to go and teach all nations the message of his Gospel. Though we are not Apostlse, as priesthood holders we should all answer the commandment of the Lord and serve Him as his loving disciples. Missionaries share the true message of life, the perfect sacrifice of our Lord and the way to access it's power in our personnal life. Understanding that principle if essential to understand the necessity for us to serve as missionaries. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Mike
While we do not worship Joseph Smith we greatly respect and recognize the great contribution he made to mankind as a chosen prophet of God to restore the true gospel of Jesus Christ. We worship only God our father in heaven and his son the resurected Lord Jesus Christ, nobody else than those two. Show more Show less

What is the Law of Chastity?

Mike
God gave us the power to procreate and through it to participate in his great plan of creation, it is a sacred trust which we have to treat with a lot of care. To abuse it is unrespectfull of God's trust. God gave us limits for us to use that power, it is between the bound of legal marriage between a man and a woman. At the same time any sexual conduct such as homosexuality, impure thaughts, masturbation and fornication is innapropriate and wrong. Being involved in anything related to pornography is as well against the Law of Chastity. Show more Show less

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

Mike
Baptism is the first ordinance of the gospel of Jesus Christ. An ordinance is a ceremony during wich we make a covenant with God, a synonym for covenant is a promise. The baptismal covenant is to take upon oneself the name of Jesus Christ, to follow his example and keep God's commandments. As we make this sacred covenant followed by the reception of the gift of the Holy Ghost we are promised to receive a remission of our sins as we apropriately repented before. The Lord Jesus Christ through his sacrifice, which is often called the Atonement, enables us to be freed from sins and overcome any temptation, hardship, challenge and difficulty that life reserves us for he suffered everything. The ordinance of baptism is the key access to the power of the Atonement. It needs to be performed under the priesthood authority of God restored through the prophet Joseph Smith. A person being baptized needs to be totally submerged under water, as Jesus Christ was baptized. All of God's children need to be appropriately baptized by the correct priesthood authority of God to enter his kingdom. Show more Show less