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Hi I'm McKenna Hill.

I'm a university student studying Public Relations. I love Brazil, hiking, and social media. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm McKenna Hill. I am a student at Brigham Young University studying public relations. I plan on working in the digital marketing field after graduation. I love being outside, especially hiking and discovering new trails and places to explore. I enjoy listening to music and adore trying new food. I served a mission in Brazil and am pursuing a minor in Portuguese here at BYU.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God, and through its teachings we can come to understand God's plan for us. I live this gospel because I know that it is the road back to my Heavenly Father. He wants us all to live with Him again with our families. I know that families can be sealed together forever, and I am so grateful for temples!

How I live my faith

I try to be an example to those around me. I seek to love and treat others as Jesus would do.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

McKenna Hill.
Mormons worship God, our Heavely Father, and we worship Jesus Christ, our Savior. We do not worship Joseph Smith, but we remember him as the man who translated the Book of Mormon and restored the living church here on the earth today. We recognize the great sacrifice that he made for this Church. Joseph Smith worshipped God and Jesus Christ, and so do we. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

McKenna Hill.
Mormons do believe the Bible to be 'the word of God, as far as it is translated correctly'. We believe that some pages of the Bible were lost, so we do not have the full account of the Bible. But we do regard it as Holy Scripture, and we do know that it is the word of God. We believe that you have to have the Bible AND the Book of Mormon, you can't just have one or the other. They have to work together to make the full truth come into play. Show more Show less

In whom should we have faith?

McKenna Hill.
If we can start by having faith in Jesus Christ and His Atonement FIRST, then everything else will fall right into place. It is Jesus Christ, our Savior, that makes the impossible possible. If we can put our trust in Him before everything else in our life, everything works out. Show more Show less

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

McKenna Hill.
The "law of tithing", members of the Church donating 10% of their income to the Church, has blessed my life immensely. I have a testimony of it and the blessings that come as we live it. There is a scripture in the Book of Mormon that describes why this law is so important to us. Mosiah 2:22-24 states: "And behold, all that he requires of you is to keep his commandments; and he has promised you that if ye would keep his commandments ye should prosper in the land; and he never doth vary from that which he hath said... And now, in the first place, he hath created you, and granted unto you your lives, for which ye are indebted unto him. And secondly, he doth require that ye should do as he hath commanded you; for which if ye do, he doth immediately bless you; and therefore HE HATH PAID YOU. And ye are still indebted unto him, and are, and will be, forever and ever; therefore, of what have ye to boast? (emphasis added)" The Lord has blessed us with everything we have. He blesses us with food. Clean water. A roof over our heads. Education. Temples. Everything we claim to "own" comes from Him, and this includes our income. He could fairly ask for us to give everything He gives us back to Him. It's rightfully His, isn't it? He loves us so much, He is willing to share with us worldly things to help us get through this life. And all that He asks of us is to keep His commandments, which includes the law of tithing. Show more Show less