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Hi I'm Joe Grout.

I'm studying animation. I'm a science fiction fan. I play videogames now and then. I'm really kind of a nerd, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a college student. I am studying animation. I really enjoy the arts. Personally I mostly draw, but I do some painting now and then. I'd like to think I'm a pretty creative person, but then again if I am it's only because I've been working at it for a long time. I was that kid that said in the back of class and doodle all the time. I've been drawing all my life, and it looks like I'll be able to make a career out of it. Being an artist isn't just sitting around and drawing all the time. I like to get outside and see the world. I really enjoy a good back packing trip especially when we end up at a good swimming hole. I like to stay active, and I like getting out in the woods.

Why I am a Mormon

I've grown up in the church. My parents are both members. They have always taught me the important of going to church, and as I've grown up they've always brought me along. Going to church is something I've know all my life, but that's not really why I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I'm a member because I have come to know for myself that it is true. I've read the Book of Mormon, and I know in my heart of hearts that it is true. I know there is truth in this church, and not just a part of it. This church has the whole unabridged truth.

How I live my faith

I'm active in my local church, and most of all I simply live by the principles I believe to be good and true.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Joe Grout.
I think that the best think about the Mormon Church, or rather The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is that you don't have to take anyone’s word for it. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true, but you don’t have to take my word for it. The truth of this church speaks for its self. I know that as you read and prey about the Book of Mormon you can know of that truth. One of the last prophets in the Book of Mormon was the prophet Moroni. He gave this challenge about the Book of Mormon “,And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things (Moroni 10: 4-5).” This too is my challenge for you, read the Book of Mormon. Prey about it. This is the only way to find out if this church is true. Show more Show less