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Hi I'm Clint Chelak

I am a student, a math nerd and a sports fan. I am a missionary, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I moved to Utah to attend Utah State University. I studied computer science and mathematics and have a great interest for animation and video games. I also love delving into abstract subjects, hence my interest in mathematics. It's common for me to spend many hours stewing over a trivial and abstract problem, doing nothing else productive until I find the answer, then celebrating gloriously on my achievement. It's common to find that I don't have anyone to share the joy of my new-found, math-based insight, but you eventually get used to that. Sports have always been an interest. I shoot hoops occasionally and play Frisbee any time there's enough people willing to play. Roller Hockey became another interest of mine in college, though I can't say I'm team-worthy by any means. I find writing enjoyable, as well as reading, but I'm a terribly slow reader, and for that, I find it difficult to finish large books.

Why I am a Mormon

To give a short answer, I prayed--just like the missionaries advise--and I received an answer. There was many, many questions that came up while studying the Book of Mormon, and at first I was frustrated that I couldn't answer them all at once. With the help of my roommates--who hold firm testimonies in the church and were compassionate friends--and with the missionaries, my questions, doubts and concerns were correctly answered, well enough to feel comfortable with the church and its beliefs. But when it comes down to it, my decision to become a Mormon is based off faith, and the small light knowing that I felt the Savior's touch, that he's there and that he won't lead me astray. And from there, I chose to act by being baptized and confirmed as a member of the church. It has been to this day the best decision I have made for my life.

How I live my faith

I enjoyed participating in any church events occurring up in the college area. There are many spiritually devoted students up at my college who are always finding ways to help out the community and share Gospel principles with each other. Such activities are what introduced me to the church and positively influenced my opinion of the Mormon faith. For a time I served as a ward missionary, helping out people who were struggling in their faith, and strengthening their foundation while building close friendships with them. I am currently serving a full-time, two-year mission for my church. I feel strongly that all people need to know that Christ plays an active role in our lives, and that we are not alone on this journey on Earth, and I extend my hand of invitation to those who don't yet know the truth. Do as I did, seek the truth and exercise faith in Jesus Christ by coming unto Him and desiring to obey His will.

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Clint Chelak
There is something special about knowing God is our Heavenly Father. He is the Father and creator of our Spirits, and with that he loves us as an earthly father would love his children. However, there is a difference between God and our earthly father: God is perfect and all knowing. This also means he loves us perfectly and knows us perfectly, and he knows exactly what can help us. He loves me and you individually, a perfect and simple love, and wants to give you the blessings that he has. We just need to listen. Show more Show less