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Hi I'm Alex

I'm from California, I love life, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am super close to my family. I love them so much. We are such a tight knit group and we love spending time with each other. I have a 1965 Mustang, which I am restoring as a hobby of mine! I was editor for my High School yearbook, and played football for my team. I went to college during my freshmen year of Highschool. During my time in middle-school, I was home-schooled! I loved spending time with my sisters and mother, as I was able to really learn things that interested me. Thats the beauty of homeschooling, I was able to find something that interested me, and I discovered it, learned about it, and was able to practice it. I am currently serving a mission in the North Carolina Charlotte Mission, where I am having a blast teaching people about Christ, and adding more to the truths they hold true.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised a mormon, and was baptised at the age of 8. My family kept me going to church each week, and we all tried our best to follow the teachings of the gospel. But, just like every teen, I had my challenges. I wasnt sure if I believed or if going to church for 3 hours was worth it. I loved spending time with my friends, But I was restricted to a chair and being calm and reverent. That definatly wasn't me. So, like Joseph Smith, I figured I would give it a shot. I would pray and ask God if this was what I should be doing. The answer that I recieved was so amazing, I had never felt the love that God had for me so strongly before. At that moment, I knew that I have a loving Heavenly Father, and that He cared for me. I didn't know all of the details about the church, or why somethings happened the way they did. But that moment told me that with out a doubt, that God loved me. I hope that this messege speaks to you, and you could try and find for yourself that God really does know you, and loves you.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by attending church each sunday, partaking of the sacrament and serving as a missionary. In order to use the sacrifice that Jesus Christ did for us, we need to repent and be baptised. Each sunday, I would take the sacrament. The sacrament didn't make sense for me for a long time as a child. But when I realized the importance of it and what it really ment, that we were accepting Christ and having our sins and misdeeds wiped clean from that previous week, it was such an amazing experience. I used to look at Sundays as another day, but now I see them as the best day of the week. I can be closer to Christ and God, and I can show my faith to Him by attending and partaking of the sacrament.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Alex
Nope. Most people think that all Mormons are required to serve missions. This is how I see it; It is not required for any members, but is expected from the men from ages 19 to 21. Show more Show less

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Alex
We can grow our faith in Jesus Christ through certain key things. First, we need to yearn for knowledge of it. Second, we need to study and ponder His words and His Atonement. Third, we need to pray. Faith does not come through one prayer. Yes, we can receive answers through one prayer, but faith does not infinitely increase through one prayer. We need to work towards a knowledge of His teachings, and through study and prayer You will find your faith increasing. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Alex
I view Jesus Christ as my brother. I knew him before I lived, and I will be able to meet Him again. Through the Atonement that he preformed, I will be able to live with God again. How great of a gift that is. He gave all he had to give, and because of that, I will be able to live with my family forever. Show more Show less

What is faith?

Alex
Faith is to believe in something that you have not felt or seen. I have faith that Antarctica is there, yet I have not seen it. We all have faith in something, even if it is not religious. Faith in something can grow, as does my faith in Jesus Christ and His Atonement. Show more Show less