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Hi I'm Adam

I grew up in Utah. I won three awards in Utah High School filming. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Adam. I have been born into a wonderful family with great friends! Over the years I have developed a talent for making films. Before I graduated from high school I won three awards in the "Utah High School film festival", one being first place for 'Short Film'. I have always wanted to make films and try very hard to create a good story and make a good movie out of it. I pray that I will be able to attend BYU some day to join in their film program so that I may help the LDS church with making bigger motion pictures for the world to see. I am not always a hard worker but I try my best to do what I wish to do with lots of faith in my heavenly father. I try very hard so that I may attend this college if I can one day become accepted, but if not then I will continue to try to use my love for film to help my heavenly father no matter how hard I have to work.

Why I am a Mormon

For a while I had to rely on trust from my family and friends that kept telling me that the church was true, I thought that it had to be true because I trust my parents and fellow members. But I had not been truly converted. I had felt the spirit in many parts of my life but could not recognize it, until I decided it was time to do more. I had to know from God if this church was true. So I signed up for a sort of camp called EFY. It is for teens to come together, at a college campus, and learn about the church as well as meet friends. One night, every one came into a very large room to listen to the choir and watch small videos from the church. I knew if this was not the moment to feel Gods presence. Then I would not feel it at this place. The choir sang beautiful songs that made most start to cry tears of joy...but I felt nothing. At this moment I started to feel cold and tense, so I prayed to God that he would tell me if this church was true and that he was there. The video came one with our prophet talking great words and wisdom. But there was no feeling...only sadness. I prayed to hard that heavenly father would tell me if he was there. I then thought that this is the moment that I say the church is not true, but I felt that I could never give up on God. I wanted to know if the church was true and that he was there so I promised myself that i would pray more and talk with my grandparents that knew much of the gospel. I told my self to not give up because I was sure that I felt something before and I wanted to know this time for sure. Then, as they talked about the savior of his sacrifice...the pain was gone. They showed his picture and the most powerful feeling came. It was true. The church was true and God was there. I have never been more positive and I still am. I know that my redeemer lives for he has made it known unto me himself! I am a Mormon. I know this church is true. And I will never deny it!

How I live my faith

From morning until night I work everyday to stay close to my faith. I never once leave my home thinking that I might leave my religion behind. And the reason I feel this way is because I don't ever want to be with out the standards, love and respect that the church teaches. My leaders have never once asked me to be perfect or have cursed me for my imperfections, its always been that I humble myself. I humble myself so that I may please my heavenly father and do whats right. I know that some of the LDS members don't always hold on to the kindness and love that they are always taught, and many times I have felt pride and thought of things that our leaders warn us not to think. But every time this comes to me, I get on my knees and pray for forgiveness. I think of how the members of the Latter-day saint church are not perfect. But the church it self, is perfect. I don't ever want to be away from my heavenly father. I know its hard for me to admit my mistakes but I am so thankful that heavenly father is the one that will understand and forgive. I want to be like him. I want to be humble, caring, happy, loving and all things that are perfect even if I am not perfect. But I can try my best to be like him.

Are Mormons Christians?

Adam
Yes. Members of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believe in the bible that teaches of how the savior walked on the earth and died for us so that we would be able to live with him again. We constantly remind our selfs that Christ lives. He was resurrected. We pray in his name. Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Adam
One of the greatest things about this church is that we can gain a full knowledge of its truth. A testimony is the personal revaluation of things you KNOW to be true. We do not need to take the full trust in man that this church is true. In fact the only person we must trust is God. He will tell us what is right and what is wrong. Who to follow and who not. When members pray about the Book of Mormon with real intent they are told from God that it is true. God is the only being that we can ask anything. He knows all things and is more trusting then any man or women on the earth. Show more Show less

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Adam
The Mormon temples are beautiful from the inside and out. But the most important things that happen are on the inside. Temples teach about the reasons of being on earth and seal couples for time and all eternality so that love in a marriage may not end at 'tel death do us part'. In fact there will be no end. But the things that happen in the temple are so very sacred. That is why we don't talk about what happens inside because it is meant to stay inside the temple. To go the the temple to to be in Gods presence and not be around the evil of the world Show more Show less