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Hi I'm Markus

I was born in Germany and joined the church when I was 17. I am a husband and a father. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in germany, I life in America for six years.I be Marrige,Ihave one boy, hes hobbys are soccer,so Im a soccerplayer.I going to school for Pe -Teacher,and I wrestling for ten years, and also played ten years soccer.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was seventeen, I had a lot of problems. At this time in my life I lived in Germany. I had begun to get my Driver's license and I worked n a Bakery. I lost my Job because I did not get up for work on time. I then received a paper in the mail that I have to pay $500 for my driver's license which I was unable to pay at the time. My Dad told me that he would not help me. I was so angry about everything. At this time I had been a member of the church for about half a year. It seemed as though everything in my life was going wrong. I began to have suicidal thoughts because I thought I could not handle things in life any longer. So I decided to stand on the outside rails of a bridge that crossed over some train tracks. I wanted to jump when a train came. As I was waiting for the train to arrive so I could end my life, I felt something inside my body that told me not to jump and that everything would be ok. I remembered at church we discussed how it felt to be guided by the Holy Ghost. I knew right then that the Holy ghost was guiding and comforting me. On Sunday I returned to church. the bishop noticed that there was something different about me and asked me to talk with him. He knew I needed help and was willing to help pay the $500 dollars that I needed to pay. I learned about the Holy Ghost and how it guides us on the correct path. I know that this church is true and that Heavenly Father has a plan for all of his children. This gospel has changed my life. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God who translated the Book of Mormon with the inspiration and power of God. I know this with my whole heart, because I have prayed about it and I have received a witness from the Holy Ghost these things are true. Everyone must find out for themselves and receive their own personal witness from the Holy Ghost. I know you will also receive an answer when you search with a sincere and open heart.

How I live my faith

Throughout the years I have worked in different leadership positions in the church. Through this I have learned to forget myself and serve others who are in need.My testimony of Christ's example has grown tremendously. I also understand his teachings more and how I can become like him. I know that Heavenly Father has prepared a way for us to know how to follow him and to be happy in this life. As I have served in my callings I have come to understand how much heavenly father loves each of us. He gave us his only begotten son Jesus Christ to atone for our sins. Christ also died for us so that we would have a way to get home again to our Heavenly Father and live with our families for eternity. It is very important for me and my family to study the scriptures every day. We have Family Home Evening which is usually on Monday night where we come together and enjoy each others company. We sing, pray, study the scriptures and other important messages from the prophets, have treats and play some games. This helps our family stay strong. We also make sure that we attend all of church meetings every Sunday. This helps strengthen us throughout the week and we can renew our baptismal promises when we take the sacrament. I also make sure that our family pays our tithing which is 10 percent of what we earn to help those in need and to help in building more temples and church buildings. By doing these things our family receives many blessings and we are strengthened every day.

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

Yes! Heavenly Father has given his authority to modern prophets today to guide us. They communicate directly with God so that we know what God would have us do. Our prophet today is Thomas S. Monson. Heavenly Father will never stop with his work upon the earth. We will always need prophets to guide us. Show more Show less