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Hi I'm Mike

I'm a Mormon.I grew up in Southern Cali.I love to swim,cook,read scriptures,pray,watch movies and spend time with my twin girls.

About Me

I enjoy taking health supplements and working out. I have two twin girls that I love very much! I have been married for 4 years and am going to school to finish my Bachelor's in Psychology. I enjoy watching movies, swimming, going to the beach, barbecue's, family, Holiday's, and music.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the church because it brings me the most peace and joy into my life when the world seems to have little hope, fear, and confusion. Reading The Book of Mormon makes me feel true joy and peace. I can feel the spirit when I hear others speak in church as well as talking to my friends and others at church. The church and living the gospel of Christ, has helped me to be the best person, husband, friend, and dad I could be. I know that that savior has died for me so I could repent and live a life not weighed down by sin and be able to have the spirit be with me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying my best to improve myself and repent of my mistakes. I do visit other families to help invite the spirit into their lives and have fulfilled many church callings. I do pray daily and read my scriptures consistently. I go to church every Sunday. I enjoy helping others move into or out of the ward.

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Mike
One definition listed for ‘cult’ in Webster’s Dictionary is “a religion regarded as unorthodox.” Since the roots of Mormonism are not a break off from the Catholic or Protestant churches, it is seen by some as “unorthodox.” For example, the LDS definition of the Godhead differs from the Nicene Creed accepted by most Catholic or Protestant churches. 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. That Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that He is the Savior and Redeemer of the world whom we love and worship. When people begin to see and recognize these things about Mormons, then their opinion of the Church usually changes, and old beliefs are replaced with new understanding. Show more Show less