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Hi I'm Wayne Vui

Born and raised in NZ, moved to Australia. A student turned Missionary, who believes FAMILIES ARE FOREVER and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

A skeptical, over-analyst turned believer. Who joined when I was 14. Pacific Islander by blood, Kiwi by birth BUT Kangaroo by CITIZENSHIP!! AUSSSIEEE!! I'm a young man who enjoys sport, family and friends. I play most sports you can think of, anything that involves myself being active. I love the feeling of being healthy and using the advantage of being young to its full advantage. I also love to surround myself with the people who love me the most, which are my family and friends. I also enjoy other activities such as fishing with my father, cooking with my mum and going to church youth activities. I'm a full-time student who maintains a working life as well. Currently serving as a volunteer and representative of The Church Jesus Christ of Latter Day-Saints. Completing my "Mormon mission" in the NEW ZEALAND, WELLINGTON MISSION! Teaching people about the gospel of Jesus Christ and how it can bless families.

Why I am a Mormon

My father was born into the church and his family are strong members of the church. My mother was part of a christian church called A.O.G (Assembly Of God) My father sorter thought he could take a 'detour' in life and soon found himself inactive and away from the church. We attended the A.O.G church in New Zealand but didn't quite had that family oriented feeling towards us. When we moved to Australia, we knew it was time for a change. My father taught us about the church and soon had our family of 5 all baptized. You might be wondering why my father left he church? I've wondered the same question as well. My fathers answer to me was he (dad) wanted to experience what the life of a person not of the church would live, which would include activities such as drinking, smoking etc. He wanted to experience the happiness of the 'world' rather stay with the happiness of the lord. He soon found himself struggling getting through everyday life, so when we moved countries he knew it was time to change his life again. The reason why I'm a mormon is that I love how the church changed my dad to the man he is today. Every young man has a hero and their hero's are their fathers or mothers. I told my father that he was my hero and he replied with (word for word) "don't make me your hero son because I'm only human and I will make mistakes.. But make the saviour your hero because he has saved you countless times already" My father also looks up to our father in heaven and this is the joy which brings us happiness. This is the joy of being a mormon is about. The same happiness my father went looking for when it was right in front of him. The same joy why I am a mormon.

How I live my faith

The way I live my life is by a set of standards which is found a a book recommended by the church for youth called "The For Strength of Youth" Basically a booklet of approved standards, guidelines and rules by the church leaders. In this booklet includes things on personal integrity, mental and physical health, media and entertainment, worthiness and service. Keeping the basics of the Gospel. 1. Pray 2. Reading your sciptures 3. Exercising Faith 4. Attending church 5. Being an example to others! I believe that FAITH is like any human muscle.. It needs to be exercised to get growth!! Thats why I have huge muscles haha kidding!! The more you trust in Christ, the more you use your faith, the more you believe.. The more you will become a spiritual giant!! "Feed your faith and starve your doubts" BELIEVE. HOPE. ENDURE

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

Wayne Vui
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints live throughout the world. They are willing to share their feelings and beliefs with those who are interested. If you see two ladies with black badges or teo guys with white shirts, ties and black badges biking, driving or walking. Stop them, they can teach you how your family can be together forever! Show more Show less

What is the Law of Chastity?

Wayne Vui
The power to create life is as close to becoming like God, do we come as human beings! He has given this power to all people that his Spirit children can come down to Earth and all receive bodies. This consists of two people, being male and female to be legally married and raise a family. This is why families are so IMPORTANT in the Gospel of Jesus Christ! Everything we learn always starts from the family, eventually we grow up and make our own family. Keeping the law of chastity shows God how much we love him and how much respect we have for ourselves and for our future husband / wife and children. Keeping the law of chastity brings safety, happiness, peace, and self-respect. It also deepens married love and protects families. God wants the best for you and for all of His children. Following God’s plan of reserving intimacy for marriage will help you and your family be happy. Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Wayne Vui
God has always said he is a unchanging God, he is the same yesterday, today, tomorrow and forever. If God always called a prophet, lead his children out of darkness and he loved them. Why would God change and not love us enough in this time period to leave us in darkness, without a prophet leading us? He is a man of his word and never ceases to bless us, God always leads his children. It is always up to us to follow by faith and not by sight. God will never take away our freedom to choose eternal salvation or to perish in unbelief. Show more Show less

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

Wayne Vui
I've come to know for myself that being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, isn't just a matter of religion but a lifestyle of choice! We're just like every other person who lives on Earth. The only difference is that we know WHY we are here on Earth, WHAT is our purpose here on Earth and WHERE we are going after we die! Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Wayne Vui
Our church does not worship Joseph Smith, we respect him for RESTORING the Gospel of JESUS CHRIST! If we did follow Joseph Smith we would be called the church of Joseph Smith. However, because that isn't the case we follow Jesus Christ. That is why our church is called "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints" Because we follow Jesus Christ and he established this church. The same way me respect the prophet Noah for building the ark, proclaiming repentance on to the people. That is the same way we respect the prophet Joseph Smith for bringing back the original Gospel, the church, that Jesus Christ had built. He (Jesus Christ) being the chief corner stone and his prophets and apostles were the foundation to his church. Show more Show less

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Wayne Vui
Well.. At the moment I am currently a Mormon missionary. The message we share is how families can be together forever, how Christ can help the family and how everyone can return to live with him again. Sometimes we even watch these cool DVD's with the people we teach called "the restoration, finding faith in Christ and Joy to the world". Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Wayne Vui
Being a mormon is not just a matter of religion, its a lifestyle of choice. A more happy lifestyle. Being mormon means you know who your true identity is and what is important in life today! Everyone wants to be happy, whether they know it or not. I eat, sleep and work like ever other person BUT I do things that help me come closer to God eg. personal prayer, scripture study and attending church. Show more Show less