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Hi I'm Gregg

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Los Angeles, California. I currently work in the health and wellness business.

About Me

I currently take part in such activities as: soccer, bowling, swimming, and weight training. I am also a singer. I spend some of my time on YouTube, watching rugby on television, and studying the afrikaans language. I am currently being mentored by two other church members in the health and wellness industry, and am always looking for others to join our group.

Why I am a Mormon

I am very thankful to be a member of the LDS church. I spent most of my youth as a Catholic by family tradition. I later became involved in the various Evangelical Christian churches, yet could not find the answers I needed, nor the happiness I was looking for. For a short time, I left God behind, until I met some missionaries from the church through a close friend. Not long after, I was baptised, and have never looked back! I also spend a good amount of time studying in-depth about our church history, our doctrines, and beliefs. because of these things, I have an unwavering testimony of our Lord and Saviour Jesus the Christ, and of the Restored Gospel!

How I live my faith

Over the past 19 years, I have been a teacher in several capacities within our church. I have taught Gospel Principles (for newer members), Gospel Doctrine (for adult members), I have been a chorister, a Family Home Evening Coordinator (coordinating activities for get-togethers), and have taught potential converts alongside the full-time missionaries. All have been wonderful experiences, and have brought a lot of happiness to all involved.

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Gregg
I would say the biggest reason is because many people are unfamiliar with the church, and some have been exposed to negative, and untruthful material that is sometimes distributed about us. The “cult” label is usually applied by Church opponents attempting to criticize or discredit the Church. However, sometimes it’s simply a matter of characterization that has grown up over time by the lack of understanding. Such misunderstandings often vanish when people begin to realize the commonality of what The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints really teaches and believes. The only way to know for sure what we actually do teach, is to speak to members, visit official church websites such as lds.org, and spend some time reading the Bible, the Book of Mormon, and other official publications of the church. From there, the best thing to do, is to pray and ask our Heavenly Father to reveal the truth to you. A good scripture referring to this is James 1:5. You can also read in the Book of Mormon, Moroni 10:3-5. Show more Show less