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Hi I'm Jace

I wrangle tornadoes. I'm a musician. I have ADD. I can clap with one hand. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have the best family in the world. My parents are awesome. I'm the oldest of six kids. I have 4 little brothers and a little sister. I freaking love them. Some of my hobbies are writing music, playing the guitar, drums, and piano, singing, whitewater canoeing, football, basketball, and eating.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the Lord's true church once again established on the earth. I grew up in the church, but like everyone I had to gain my own testimony. For me it came gradually. As I applied the teachings of the church in my life I realized that it made me happy. It led me to do good. Over time I've realized that keeping the commandments of God is the best way to live. People try so many other ways to find happiness, such as money, drugs, sex, partying, and a hundred other things. But without the restored gospel of Jesus Christ it just doesn't work. I've learned from experience that just because somethings is fun, or feels good for a little while, it doesn't mean that it makes you happy. True happiness comes from obedience to the laws and ordinances of the gospel. I've read the Book of Mormon. I've taken Moroni's challenge (see Moroni 10:4) and I've found out for myself that it's true.

How I live my faith

Currently I am living my faith by serving as a missionary in the Massachusetts, Boston Mission. I invite others to come unto Christ by helping them receive the restored gospel through faith in Jesus Christ and His atonement, repentance, baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, and enduring to the end. I love it. I've never been so happy in my life.

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Jace
Homosexuality is just like any other sin. We still love those who commit it, but we don't encourage them in that action. If you had a friend who was an alcoholic, you wouldn't judge them or love themm any less because of it, but you wouldn't support them in their drinking habit. You would want to help them overcome it. Of course it's also possible that they wouldn't want to change, and that would probably make you sad because you love them and want what's best for them. And so you just keep loving them and encouraging them to do what's best. It's the same way with someone who experiences same-sex attraction. We still love them. We don't think any less of them. But we don't encourage them to act on those feelings because we know that in the end that isn't what's best for them. Show more Show less