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Hi I'm Dustin

I know Spanish, I'm a big NBA fan, I play the piano, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love life. I enjoy laughing and spending time with others, and have always valued friendships. My family has always been something very important and valuable to me, and I consider my family members some of my best friends. I love playing the piano, and, oddly enough, public speaking. I am a big NBA fan, and enjoy watching close-finish games. I like working, and have never been able to stand having idle time with nothing to do. I like working with numbers, and have taken accounting classes at college. I served a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Mexico City, and will never forget the people I met and the experiences I shared there. I plan to use the skills I learned on interacting with people and speaking Spanish in my future careers.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have felt a special peace and comfort in my heart when reading the Book of Mormon, and learning of my savior, Jesus Christ. I learned to identify this peace as the Holy Ghost, who testifies the truth of all things to us. Because of the witness of the Holy Ghost I know that the church is true, I know that the Book of Mormon is true, I know Joseph Smith was a prophet inspired to restore the Church of Jesus Christ again on this earth, and I know that Jesus Christ suffered and died for my sins, so that I can return to the presence of our Heavenly Father one day. I am also a Mormon because of the realization I made one day, that whenever I follow the teachings of the living day prophets and apostles, I am happier in my life, much happier actually, than when I am not living my life in accordance with their teachings. I know for myself because of the Holy Ghost, that they are inspired and directed men of God. I know that families were put on this earth to be able to be together forever, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the only church on this earth with the priesthood power to seal a family together forever. For these reasons, and the receiving an answer about every one of these things from the Holy Ghost (something anyone can do through sincere prayer) I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I try to participate in community events as often as I can. I really enjoy donating blood at blood drives, cleaning the community at yearly community activities, and other community related activities. I also play the piano for the songs at church quite often, and have always enjoyed that. I am currently a leader for young adults (20+) at a local singles ward. I enjoy my responsibilities there that include teaching, organizing activities, and helping with the sacrament on Sundays. Though I love helping in church and community events, I also enjoy helping others, members of the church or not, when I can. I know that everyone has the ability to do good and change others, and I love when I can be a part of that for someone else.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Dustin
Mormons believe that the purpose of this life is to become better, day by day, and to try our hardest to emulate the example of our savior Jesus Christ. Nobody is perfect, but thanks to Christ it is possible to return to our heavenly father after this life. Following the example of Christ also entails faith, baptism, and when we make mistakes, repentance. We came to earth to be able to choose between right and wrong, and grow with our decisions. Through Christ and our decisions, we can also come to have an eternal family. Show more Show less

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

Dustin
Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the son of God. We believe that Jesus Christ was sent to earth and suffered for our sins, and that only through him is it possible that we can return to our heavenly father. He was the only perfect person to walk upon the earth. Mormons also believe that it is essential to develop a deep personal relationship with him, which is possible through the atonement of Christ. Christ conquered sin through his suffering in Gethsemane, he also conquered death when he resurrected on the third day, thanks to Christ we will all be resurrected with perfected bodies after our mortal death. Show more Show less