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Hi I'm Ed Moss

Hi, I am a convert. I grew up a Weslen Methodist. I knew there was something more than this earth life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up the baby of 7 in the Wilkinsville community. It was about 15 miles out in the country. I was born in December of 1946 and the doctor came back on Christmas Day to make sure that the rest of the children had something to eat, but he did not know that my father was a cook in the army and had everything already planned. I'm the father of 5 children and 14 grandchildren. I'm a geneologist because my wife started helping me to do my own family history. I enjoy helping others search out their family history. This is my most favorite thing to do. When I have any spare time, I work on the church's indexing program and index obituaries from the local newspaper.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up with a friend of mine that was a Mormon. He would tell me things, and I would tell him he was wrong. He would say something else, and I would say, "That can't be right." One day I was down at his house, and we got into a discussion. He said let me call this lady friend of his. As I was talking on the phone, she said it would be better if we came over to her house to talk rather than on the phone. When I got to her house I had my bible with me, and I had in mind that no one was going to show me anything that wasn't in my bible. As we were talking her husband came in and got in the conversation. Unknowing to me, he was the bishop of our ward. He made a statement that man had seen God and lived. I looked at him and said, "Show me this in my bible, and I will come to one of your services." He showed me in Exodus where Moses spoke to God face to face as a man speaks to a friend. I looked at my scripture and then looked back at him, and I told him, "This goes against everything I have ever been taught, but I cannot deny it for it is right here in my scriptures." Then I looked at him and said that I only promised to come to one service. He said,"That's all I want." I came the next Sunday and sat in the pew by myself. I cannot tell you who was talking or what they were talking about, but the Holy Ghost bore witness to me that this was the true church of Jesus Christ. When the missionaries started teaching me, everything they taught me I knew that it was true. And it was so simple that I had not figured it out myself. I know that the only way anyone can know that the gospel is true, is through the Holy Ghost by praying and reading the scriptures. I know Jesus is my Savior, that He loves and cares about me and everyone else that will listen. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

I enjoy helping people. Anyone who needs help, I love trying to help them. If I see someone needing help in a car, I will stop and ask if I can help or if I can take them somewhere, and try to help them with their car. Sometimes when I get through they ask how much they own me. The only thing I ask them to do is to help others they see who may need help. I say that we're in this world together and need to help each other. This is the Christian thing to do, to help our fellow man, no matter what. This is part of our religion: helping our fellow man, no matter where or who they may be.