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Hi I'm Chantz

I grew up in a small town and loved it! I'm a tenor, a red-head, and a missionary! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town and loved every minute of it. I just graduated High School in the summer. I enjoyed participating in my high school choir (and any choir for that matter) and sing 1st tenor. I also love literature! I hope to one day be an English teacher and help others recognize the beauty that comes from the written word. Since I was young, I have always loved reading and writing poetry and short stories. Now that I'm older, that love has only increased. More than anything, though, I love this gospel! It is so amazing and I am, currently serving a two-year LDS Mission in Poland!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this amazing church. However, I had to find out if it was true for myself. I started reading the scriptures when I was in Junior High, especially the Book of Mormon. The summer before I went into ninth grade, I really started praying about whether or not the chruch was true. During the summer, I was able to participate in an activity with other members of the church in my area. It was three whole days surrounded by the gospel. When I got home, there wasn't a doubt in my mind that the church was true. I know the church is true, without a doubt. One of the reasons I'm so grateful to be a Mormon is the amazing source of peace and comfort this church is in my life. At this time of my life, there is much to be unsure about. Leaving home for two years has definitely been the scariest thing I've ever done. I find myself becoming scared at times; but, at the end of the day, I know there is someone watching over me who loves me. I know that I have a loving Father in Heaven who knows us perfectly, for we are His children! I know that I have a perfect savior, Jesus Christ who atoned for my sins and made it possible for me to return to my heavenly home. I know that Christ, the Savior of the World, lives! It is through Him that we can do all things in this life!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving in the church as much as I can. I participated in scouting activities growing up and also served my home town any way I could. I found such great joy in being able to give back to the town that helped give so much to me. I also try to befriend those around me. Wherever I go, I try to talk to different people each day, even if it is just a "Good Morning," or a "Hello" and a smile. Jesus Christ was a friend to all, and so I try to be a friend to all as well. Currently, I am living my faith in a very unique way. I have been called by a Prophet of God to devote two years of my life to my Heavenly Father and serve a full-time LDS Mission in Poland! For the next two years, every hour of every day that I have will be devoted to teaching people the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ! It is a great blessing to devote my life to spreading the gospel to those around me!

Is it true that Jesus appeared in North America after his crucifixion and resurrection according to the Book of Mormon?

Chantz
Just as Jesus Christ visited the people in Jerusalem and set up His church there, after His crucifixion and resurrection He truly did appear to his followers in America to do the same. While He was there, as we read in 3rd Nephi of The Book of Mormon, Christ healed the sick, blessed children, called twelve disciples, and set up His church. Show more Show less

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Chantz
Of course we do! We love the Bible and accept it as the Word of God as long as it is translated correctly. We study the Bible and use it in our classes and studious endeavors to learn more about the Savior's earthly ministry. We believe it to be a wonderful volume of scripture and a powerful witness that Jesus truly is the Christ and the Only Begotten Son of our Heavenly Father. Show more Show less