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Hi I'm Matthew Cheney

I'm a brother, bagpiper, full-time volunteer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a full-time volunteer for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in the Russia Yekaterinburg Mission. Before the mission, I attended BYU for one year. I love music. I play the bagpipes, and love anything and everything about Scotland. I dreamed of being a writer as a child, and continue to craft new dreams each day. I love Russia, and am grateful for every day I get to spend among these amazing people.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a member family and raised in the church. I was baptized when I was eight, and have since gained a firm testimony that Jesus is the Christ, and that He knows and loves each of us. I know the Savior lives. I know He was born to Mary and that He died so that I might live again. I know the Book of Mormon to be true. I have read it, and agree with every doctrine it teaches. It is the word of God. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the one and only true church on the earth today. I know it is lead by prophets, called of God, who receive revelation in this dispensation. I know the Savior loves us, and that we are His brothers and sisters. If we accept Him and follow His example, I know we will return to live with our Father in Heaven.

How I live my faith

The Savior spent his entire life focusing on and serving others, and I strive to follow His example. I serve everyday as a volunteer, teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ and serving in any way possible. The light of Christ shines in my eyes as I interact with God's children, and I feel His love for them in the work I do.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Matthew Cheney
There is nothing I can tell you to convince you that Mormonism is true. You need to come to that realization on your own. I was raised in the church, but that does not mean I instantly knew that Mormonism is true. I read the Book of Mormon, and I prayed for an answer. I suggest you do that same. Ask your Father in Heaven if Mormonism is right. Pray sincerely and with an open mind and a broken heart. Show more Show less