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Hi I'm Robert Rees

I'm a Mormon. Born and raised in the USA. I'm a radio talk show host.

About Me

I was born in Utah, raised in West Tennessee. After graduating high school, I worked in construction until serving a two-year mission to the Philippines where I learned Tagalog. Upon coming home to the United States, I lived in Atlanta, Utah, New York, Florida, Alabama, Texas and now Illinois. I spent 7 years as a personal fitness trainer, and 13 years in real estate. I changed careers to get in to radio. I started in Sports Talk radio and transitioned to conservative News/Talk. I met my wife while we were both vacationing in Las Vegas (it's a long story!) and we now have 3 children.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born to parents who were active devout members of the Church, I was encouraged to "learn for myself". At a young age I learned that we have a Father in Heaven who loves us. I believe in the power of prayer and would often talk to my Heavenly Father while going exploring in the woods near my home. I know that God answers prayers. The overall reason why I'm a Mormon is because I have felt the Holy Spirit witness to me that the things I've learned are true. Sure a lot of the gospel makes sense "logically", but it's what I've learned from the Holy Spirit that moves me the most. It all makes sense. God the Father loves us. He wants us to be happy. We are imperfect and therefore need a Savior to suffer for our sins so we may live with Heavenly Father when we die. God's only Son, Jesus was chosen to be that Christ Savior. I know that Christ died and was resurrected for us. God used prophets in the past to communicate his will to the people. I believe he still does.

How I live my faith

As you may know, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is a "lay ministry". Meaning that we don't have any paid clergy. So it's up to the members to be volunteers to serve one another. Members of the Church make themselves free to volunteer by being "called" by others to perform duties. I have served anywhere from administrative positions, to organizing weekend conferences, to giving sermons, to teaching adults and young kids, to watching over the Nursery (kids younger than 18mo). The greatest honor is to visit the sick and the weary, the poor and needy and serve where needed.

What is a ward/stake/branch?

Robert Rees
A Stake is a regional boundary for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The Stake overseas leadership on the local level through small congregations called Wards or Branches. A Ward has a geographical boundary where all members who live within that boundary are assigned to attend church services and serve within that specified congregation. Branches are the same thing as a Ward but have very few members. Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Robert Rees
Because, in my opinion, they are re-defining the definition. They disagree with some tenants of our theology so vehemently that they resort to using "cult" as a definition. They interpret scriptures differently than we do pertaining to the nature of the Godhead, to the purpose of prophets, to the use of scripture and to the eternal progression of man. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Robert Rees
The Bible is The Word of God and contains TWO testaments that Jesus is the Christ. It is a compilation of the writings of prophets from Jerusalem and that area in the times of and before Christ. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Robert Rees
Depends on your definition. If you define Christian as someone who believes that Jesus is the Christ, the Savior and Redeemer of the World and as someone who tries to follow his teachings? Then YES! If you define a Christian as someone who believes the Nicene Creed is the description of The Godhead, then No. We believe Christ has a body and a spirit that makes up His soul. That God, the Father, and Christ are two distinct separate beings. Show more Show less

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

Robert Rees
Feel free to Facebook message me! Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Robert Rees
No way. We are eternally grateful to him because his teaching help us draw closer to Christ! Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Robert Rees
It doesn't matter how much we do, we can't perfect ourselves. Show more Show less