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Hi I'm Elder Alex N. Fisher

Crazy pyro Born and raised in Florida and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm just served a full time spanish speaking mission in Wisconsin and what an awesome experience that was! I attended BYU-Provo for a semester and plan on attending again soon. My current career plan is become a Materials Engineer. I'm a Swimmer, I play Water-polo, and I enjoy reading, video games, metalcasting (all things fire in fact) and practically anything outside: Running, Hiking, Camping, Archery, Target-Shooting, You name it!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the gospels true for two reasons: 1.) Everything in this church makes sense, I like to see the reason in everything, so I've pushed myself for the same in religion. Everything fits, it gives firm answers to those eternal questions: Where did we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? and so much more about life, family, and many other questions of the soul. 2.) As the last book in the Book of Mormon puts it "And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things". Why ask anyone but the source of truth if something is true? And in that same way I can tell you that I have pondered and prayed about the gospel and I testify that I have received my answer that without a doubt that it is true.

How I live my faith

In my church, I have done countless service projects for my community and church. This ranges from cleaning up after every Huricane that's come through Florida (happens to be quite a lot actually) to just helping an old couple with their lawn, when we do things for others that they can't do themselves that is when we are the most like our Savior. A great service I also did was serving a mission! Which means I left everything beyond for two years as it says in Mark 10:28-30. This was me, I left it all: Family, Friends, School, etc.to share what I know is true and help people improve their lives. it was an honor to give that 2 years up to the Lord.

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

Elder Alex N. Fisher
If our Heavenly Father is perfect and and we are all his children and baptism is necessary to enter into heaven, then what happens to those who never even had a chance to hear of the gospel or even Jesus Christ? This is a part of what I mean when it all makes sense. When people die they go to the Spirit World to await the Resurrection and Judgement. In this place all those who didn't have an oppurtunity to hear or accept the gospel in this life get their chance in the Spirit World. In the temple one of the sacred ordinances we perform is baptisms forthe dead. We have the opportunity to be baptized proxy or in place of those who have passed away (No, we don't baptize ACTUAL dead people!), which means those that accept the gospel in the spirit world can still be baptized and fulfill the requirement to enter the kingdom of God even though they themselves were not baptized here on earth. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Elder Alex N. Fisher
Well nevermind the fact that this church is called The Church of JESUS CHRIST of latter-day-saints! First off: Definition of Christian in the dictionary: 1. a person who believes in Jesus Christ; adherent of Christianity. 2. a person who exemplifies in his or her life the teachings of Christ. -and- Article of faith number one of the LDS Church: We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost. This is the church of Jesus Christ, the point of everything we do in this church is to help us live more Christ-centered lives. We take the sacrament (partake of the bread and water) EVERY Sunday to remember him. When we are baptized we covenant to take his name upon us. In the Book of Mormon Christ is referenced on average every 1.7 verses, even more than the bible. I could practically list everything about the LDS church here but I'll leave it at that. Show more Show less