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Hi I'm Grant

I grew up in an Air Force family living all over the country. I'm employed and work free lance in the field of I.T. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I moved all over the country as a youth, experiencing diverse cultures in the U.S. I'm the youngest of 6 kids and my dad served as a fighter pilot in the Air Force. I graduated college in Information Technology, a more fancy way of saying I'm a computer geek. I spend my spare time as a freelance web/graphic designer and hope to make a career out of it eventually. I work at a university in the technical support department. I love snowboarding, but do not enjoy the cold! I have been married for just over 2 years to a wonderful wife who comes from an awesome family. We spend our time together and enjoy going to the lake when we can and love a good restaurant.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Church in a family that taught me to love the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In high school I began searching answers for myself in personal prayer. I felt the Spirit in my life numerous times testifying me that what I have been raised to believe is the truth. As I have been active in Church and in reading my scriptures & praying, the Lord has born witness to me through the Holy Ghost that what I believe is true. I have received too many answers to my prayers and have seen too many miracles to even have any inkling to turn away from this Gospel.

How I live my faith

First I attend my weekly Church meetings (going to a 3 hour block of Church) and do my best to pay attention! (Some weeks are better than others) I have been given the opportunity to serve my "ward" (group in a predetermined geographical area that meets at the same time in a church building) in various ways. I taught once a month in the class for younger adult men, now I team teach a small class of kids between ages 5 and 7 every week. I also visit two families at least once a month (we call it Home Teaching) and ensure that any of their needs as a family are met as well as providing a lesson from the leadership of the Church. And there are numerous other opportunities I am given to serve as well. I attend the Temple at least once a month to remember the promises I've made and to feel of the Spirit that can only be felt in the Temple.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Grant
There are numerous accounts in the scriptures that teach us to ask God if we have a question. But he only answers us if we are sincere. I have asked God if the Book of Mormon is true and the Spirit has born witness to me, and still does as I read it, that it is true. If we pray like it all depends on the Lord, and study like it all depends on us, the Lord will manifest an answer to us. The answer will come through the Spirit as a still small voice. Not necessarily a audible voice, but you will know when it comes. The Lord will speak to your heart and your mind. But you must read the Book of Mormon and learn about Mormonism to show the Lord your sincere desire for an answer. The same goes for praying about anything else, such as if our prophet is truly called of God, etc. Show more Show less