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Hi I'm Benjamin Rumbach

I love my family. I study electrical engineering. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an very outgoing and happy person. I'm excited about maths and physics and like to create things. I for example helped building a solar-model-ship and participated in a racing challenge with it. I'm interested in poetry. I also like making music with trumpet, piano and singing. I like to draw. I love doing sports especially tabletennis (with my father). I played about ten years in a tabletennis-club. I love my family. I have 3 sisters and one brother and I used to spend a lot of time with them after homework. Even if we had arguments I tried to tell them at least good night and that I loved them before going to bed. I try to show them my love in being there for them and heling where I can. I also love and honor my parents and like to help them. For example by doing my house chores and watching over my sibblings. I was raised a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of later-day Saints.I went to church every Sunday of my life, except on days were I would be sick or couldn't get a ride about three times. I'm looking forward to become an engineer to create new and energy efficient electric machines. Of course I will build my own family too.

Why I am a Mormon

As far in the past as I can remember I was taught from my parents stories of Jesus and prophets from the Bible and the Book of Mormon and would believe them and wonder about them. We would pray always as family before the meals and on the end of the day. Our parents also encouraged us to pray every morning and every evening a personal prayer, which I did. I would build a strong relationship with god,my loving almighty father in heaven and pray often in my mind during the day whenever I'm very happy or need his help and he would give it to me and let me feel that he is happy about me. I remember one day as I was in elementary school 3rd grade I was hiding in the bushes from classmates who were planing to hurt me after school. I knelt down and prayed to get protection. He would let me feel a strong feeling of warmth and love which let my fears vanish away; when I later told it to my mum she said she had the bad feeling that I was in danger and said a prayer too. we realized that the feeling came at the very hour I was praying. I was baptized as I was eight and would prepare myself as good as I could in trying to repent from everything I did wrong and be ready to never do them again if possible. I loved God so I decided to follow his commandments and I have been blessed for that ever since. Of course sometime i fell short of that but through the great healing power of Christs atonement I was able to repent and become clean in his eyes again. I started reading the Book of Mormon on my own when I was about 9 years old and later also the Bible and other inspired revelation that was given to prophets that lived not too long ago or still live. I dive deep into the adventures of the prophets and feel love. I often have prayed about the scriptures. When ever I do it thinking of the great blessings God has given me, a clear feeling of comfort and overwhelming warmth and gentleness comes to me, giving me the thought in my mind that that, what I was asking about, was true.

How I live my faith

When I was eight and old enough to be baptized, I really understood that I was giving a promiss to my heavenly father and I was willing to do it. I remember the special feeling I had of spiritual purity and peace. I always enjoyed going to church and learning from Christ and feeling the love of God as we sing together and take of the sacrament. When I was old enough, I often administered in the sacrament too by passing it out, preparing it or blessing it. It was something very special to me and I would treat it with loving reverence because I know that Christ has instructed and commanded to administer the sacrament and would do it in my stead if he was there. One day as I was trying to persuade my little sister to do something our parents asked us to do, she became angry and offended me in saying things of which she knew would hurt my feelings really badly. I got very bitter and angry but I cloud control myself and went into my room before doing something I later would regret. At that very moments of awful misery, I had the wish to let go of my anger and forgive her but even though I tried to pray I couldn't let it go. Then it came to my mind, that I should read in the Book of Mormon that inspired me so many times. I did it and as I was reading about the faith and the struggles the people had in war. I realized that my struggles are not as bad and made the decision to forgive her regardless of what she would do about it. I like sharing the gospel too, even though when I was at school or even now people in germany would sometimes see our church as a sect. The church makes me happy, so I like to talk to people about it and invite them to find out for themselves if it is true, through prayer.