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Hi I'm Zac

I'm animated. I'm excited. I'm a videographer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My My, I'm so glad you asked! Well I am from Lehi, Utah (the greatest place in the world!). And if I had to choose a second place to be from it would be Enumclaw Washington (the second greatest place in the world!). I love to do just about anything! I love to have fun. Some hobbies and past times are black light ping pong, Harts parties, 100ft slip n slides, jumping bikes into ponds, road trips, music videos, LACROSSE (love it!), and last but certainly not least is my passion...BAM!..Film! I love to film. Music videos are probably my favorite. I've also worked as a wedding videographer and have filmed some Miss American pageants in Utah. I love Apple products to the point that its almost unnatural. The 5 Everything’s according to me are, Confidence, Perspective, Timing, Angles and Lighting! I'm learning more and more that Confidence is key, not in ourselves but confidence in the Lord and His plan for us. Also I have spent the last 2 years of my life laboring for the Lord in Seattle Washington (the best two years....seriously...)! I'm so excited for the future and what it will bring!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have loving parents that made right choices in life. That got me started on the right foot. The reason I am still a Mormon is because I reached out to my Father in Heaven in a time of uncertainty and He came through for me. He answered my fervent prayers. The questions I was asking was, Is this church true? and should I serve a mission? I remember one night after watching a movie titled, "Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration", I was walking out into a cold October night in Utah, When BAM!...the love of God overwhelmed me. I felt His love for me so strong. I of course started crying. I felt His approval on the decision that I made to serve a mission and I knew and felt Him confirm the truthfulness of this message. That was only the beginning. While searching the streets on Seattle for those looking for the truth, I’ve seen SO MANY miracles that only God can put together. I continued to feel His love since that first experience. I have seen life’s change through this church. I know that it is the true church of Jesus Christ. While all that was happening I started to sincerely read the Book of Mormon...DONT EVEN GET ME STARTED!! I love that book so much. It alone as changed my life. I’ve learned so much from it!! My testimony of Christ has been strengthened from reading its pages. I know that Jesus is the Christ. I have felt His love, I have been forgiven of my sins many times, and I have a great hope in Him. This is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

My 5 Everything's Gospel Style are: 1) Charity, 2) Consistency, 3) Prayer, 4) Humility, 5) Obedience! That’s what I’m working on and trying to live! I've found out the hard way that I’m not perfect.... ;)! But it’s the diligent effort that matters. It’s the resolve to always to what the Lord as asked you, even when you don't know why. It’s the knowledge that He has a plan for you...so trust Him. I live my faith by doing the best I can. I am always trying to improve. I am also learning that minute I feel like I've got something down, the Lord gives me something else I can work on. The road to perfection never ends, at least not on the earth. That why we just need to be Consistently moving forward. I live my faith one day at a time. I ask my Father in Heaven for help. I ask Him for guidance. I ask Him for forgiveness....a lot. ;) Repentance is a big part of how I live my faith. Reading the scriptures and going to church is a big part. And attending as many activities as I can is always fun! That’s how I live my faith!

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Zac
By doing the big three: 1) Read the Book of Mormon. 2) Pray and ask God if this is true. 3) Come to our church. If you do those things on a regularly basis and do them with a sincere desire to know the truth. God will answer your prayers. I have seen it time and time again. IT WORKS. Try It. The Mormon missionaries’ purpose is to help you come to that knowledge through those three things. Call them up. Show more Show less

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

Zac
When you invite the missionaries to come into your home, their first priority is to testify of Jesus Christ. They will do that by getting to know you and your family. Really feeling how the message of Christ can apply to you and your family’s needs. Then presenting it in a way that you can understand, they will then always tie that knowledge of Christ back to the Restoration of the Church of Christ. And sharing with you how the church got started and what we believe about Joseph Smith. Show more Show less

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Zac
Missionaries proselyte because they have all come to know one thing...that Jesus is the Christ and this is His Church. They have all come to the conclusion through many different experiences, through miracles, through the Book of Mormon, and most important, through the Holy Ghost. Let them share that with you.... Show more Show less

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

Zac
Baptism really is the gate. Meaning it’s the beginning. All of us here on earth are out of the presence of our Heavenly Father, we are spiritually dead. Baptism is the way that we can be reborn, we can become spiritually alive!! It’s coming back into God's presence through the Holy Ghost. When we receive that gift, we are allowed (when worthy) to be in the presence of the Godhead via the Holy Ghost!! So Baptism is a necessary thing for our salvation. It’s the only way we can one day come fully into God's presence. I can bear testimony of its importance, as I have had the chance to watch baptisms and even to baptize people. I have felt the Spirit confirm to me that the Baptism was complete and accepted by God. It’s an amazing feeling. Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Zac
A testimony is a very simple thing, it’s a statement of what you know to be true. It’s something that you know comes from God. A testimony can be as short as, "I know that Jesus is the Christ." It’s really about what you believe, what the Holy Ghost as told you. Show more Show less