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Hi I'm Makay Miller

I was born and raised in Murray, Utah. I will be serving a mission in Tallahassee, Florida. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to sing in a choir! Ever since Jr. High I've been doing choir. In my Junior and Senior year I was part of both A Cappella and Madrigals. In my Senior years I was able to join an organization called the Salt Lake Choral Artists which is made up various choirs. I participate in the Concert choir and the Chamber choir. The highest professional choir, Vocal Artists, tours annually and is quickly becoming a world renown group. Its my goal to participate in both Voacal Artists and the BYU Singers someday.

Why I am a Mormon

Since I'm younger I believe its understandable that for the first part of my life I easily and knowingly relied upon the testimonies of my family and those close around me. Only within the last 2-3 years and especially within the last year have I been able to create a testimony of my own. I can honestly say that most of my testimony has come through learning about the Gospel and through convictions of the Spirit. Then again I would believe that that is how most testimonies are grown. My most special moments and witnesses in my life that the Gospel is true, has been when I have been around my friends and peers. Most often it has been during a testimony meeting when I've been able to hear my closest friends tell me how they know the Gospel is true, how they know that we can all live eternally together someday, how we can return to our Heavenly Father and be at peace, and especially that we can be forgiven. Those moments I can always reflect on and I can always know I felt the Spirit and I KNOW Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ live.

How I live my faith

I recently just became an elder and therefore will soon be leaving on a mission to Tallahassee Florida. Home teaching is probably one of my favorite parts about being in the priestohood. I love the people I get to visit and have become good friends with them. One personally who is innactive has become one of my favorites to visit because of her love of life and great character in the face of life. Ive been able to serve in multiple presidencies while serving as a deacon teacher and priest. All of them I enjoyed - especially when creating activities and service projects for the entire young men and young women of the ward.

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Makay Miller
You may also be wondering why people who have already been baptized in a different church need to be re-baptized into the Mormon church. Keep reading! Lets Start with John 3:5 "Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." Christ Himself said that it is required of us to be baptized. It's not just a personal option or choice. If were striving to live righteously and like the Savior we will have a great desire to follow in the Savior's footsteps and be baptized like He was. Next John 15:16 "Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain." Christ Himself showed us how sacred and saving ordinances, like baptism, should be performed. He also told us who would be able to perform those ordinances. Only those to whom Christ gave the Holy Priesthood could, as representatives of Savior, perform the ordinance of Baptism. This is why new members of the church are baptized. Although someone may have already been baptized as a member of a different faith, the Priesthood was missing. The person who was baptized did nothing wrong. They in many cases were still making that personal promise with the Savior to follow in His footsteps. But now, with the Holy Priesthood once more upon the earth, they can be baptized with that greater knowledge of the gospel and by someone who can perform the ordinance where it will be bound both in earth and Heaven! Show more Show less