What Is a Church Community?
Loading.....

The video player could not be built.

Do you want to chat with a missionary?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have. Start a chat or call us at 1-888-537-6600.

Hi I'm Tiffany

I am the wife to a wonderful husband and the mother of two young beautiful children. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I was born and spent my early childhood in a small town in eastern Utah. My closest neighbor was my grandma and all of my family lived in the same small town. When I was eight my family made what seemed like the biggest move ever from this small town to Salt Lake City. We lived there for 4 years and then made another big move out of state to Washington State. Our family found wonderful friends there and were quite content when we got news that we would once again be moving. I was 16 and moving was not something I was particularly excited about. We were moving to New Orleans, LA. Little did I know that although this was the most difficult move for me it was one that would teach me the most. After High School I went to BYU to study nursing. After spending several years at BYU I then transferred to Salt Lake Community College to get my nursing degree. While on the waiting list I decided to serve a mission and went to San Diego, CA. After my mission I finished college and got my nursing degree. I was set up on a blind date with with my husband while in school and after graduation we got engaged and 3 months later were married in the Salt Lake temple. We then moved to South Carlolina and started our new life together here. We have now been married for 4 years and have a 2 1/2 year old son and three month old daughter. I am now a stay at home mom and work as a nurse at a pediatric office about once a month. I love my job as a mom and wife, I couldn't ask for anything better!

Why I am a Mormon

I come from a long line of members of the church. Many of my ancestors came from England and joined the church and crossed the plains with the other pioneers to help settle Utah. My great great grandpa helped settle a small town in southern Utah. I come from a great line of followers of Christ as members of the church. I was a typical member all growing up. I got baptized at 8, went to church every week and lived the commandments of the gospel. I did all of this at first because it was what my family did. To me there was no choice, this was just what we did. As I got older I decided that I needed to know for myself if the church was true. I needed to stop relying on my parents testimony and beliefs and I needed to know for myself. I had already been accepted to BYU and was planning on attending there the fall after I graduated. I decided that the only way I would know would be to pray to know if it was true. I was already living the gospel and now I needed to pray. As I got down and prayed to know if it was true I didn't get any amazing experience. Instead, I got a small quiet, yet sufficient answer that I already knew the church was true. All this time I thought I had just been relying on my parents when in fact my testimony had been growing and I knew the church was true. I had been living the commandments not just because it was expected of my, but because I wanted too. I then served a mission when I was 22. I had not planned on serving a mission my whole life, I thought I would be married and focusing on that instead of serving a mission. Instead, I prayed and recieved the answer to go. Serving a mission helped my testimony of the gospel grow even stronger. It was there that I realized the importance and need to share the gospel with everyone. It was there that l realized that if I really cared about someone then I would share what I know and its importantance to me I would share the gospel of Jesus Christ with them.

How I live my faith

Currently I teach the primary children, the 10-12 year old children. I also plan and carry out activities for the 8-12 year old girls twice a month, helping them to learn how to serve others, develop talents and skills that will be helpful in their life. I love working with these young girls as I see them learn more about themselves, their talents, and the gospel of Jesus Christ. I am also a visiting teacher where I get to go and visit 3 ladies once a month to help them in any way and to have gospel discussions with them. I learn a lot from these ladies as I raise my two young children and I can only hope that maybe I help them in some way as well. As a family, we encorporate the gospel into every part of our lives. My beliefs describe and say a lot about who I am as a person, mother, wife, and friend. I raise my children in the church because I believe it is important to develop a relationship with Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father at every age. We say family prayer each night together as a family before my son goes to bed and then say our own individual prayers later on our own. I am not someone who just lives the gospel on Sunday while at church, instead I believe it is something that should be practiced daily and incorporated into our daily lives. Therefore when I say the gospel of Jesus Christ is who I am, I mean I am trying to always live as Jesus Christ teaches how we should. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and the direction it gives. It doesn't leave you wondering what you should be doing. It gives answers and direction to our lives. It is focused on the family and keeping that together. It teaches how to be a better person. I know the gospel is true and I am grateful that I have the knowledge that I do and that I have the relationship with Jesus Christ and our Heavely Father that I do.