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Hi I'm Mason Graham

I've been to seventeen countries, have played rugby for three years, aspire to be an author, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Salt Lake City, moved twelve times, and ended up back in Utah. Along the way, I was happy to see new sights and meet new people. I was introduced to rugby in South Africa and have played for the past three seasons. I love to sing and laugh, and am never bored with a house of five siblings to entertain me. In my spare time I am trying to write a novel. I am actually currently serving a Mormon mission in the Texas, Houston mission. Here, I try to serve my fellow man and do my best to come closer to Christ as I strive to bring others to him as well.

Why I am a Mormon

I was fortunate enough to be born a member of the church, but that is not why I'm a Mormon. I'm a Mormon because, no matter where I go and who I meet, the experiences and events that have occurred in my life have done nothing but affirm what I have been taught and increase my faith. Every day, I see small miracles, good deeds, and each day these things solidify my knowledge that this church is true, and the Spirit testifies of it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing all I can to help those around me. I work hard in various church callings to help other members of the Youth in my area of the Church, do what I can to strengthen and help my friends and others around me, and do my best to live by the standards I have been taught and set for myself. I have chosen to serve an LDS mission and have been called to the Texas, Houston mission. I currently am serving to the best of my ability. I strive to bring others closer to Christ by sharing the unique message of the Mormon faith with them. I perform service for those who are in need. These things are, for all intents and purposes, my occupation for the next two years, one in which I work 24 hours a day, everyday of the week. The only difference is, I'm not paid.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Mason Graham
As a Mormon missionary, I proselyte because I know the gospel blesses lives. I know and have felt in my soul that, no matter how good your life may be, the gospel could always make it better. I proselyte so that I could answer peoples questions like, "Who am I", "Why am I here", and "Where am I going". Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Mason Graham
In the Book of Mormon, a prophet named Moroni gives the people of this world a promise. The promise is that whosoever reads the Book of Mormon with an earnest heart and faith in their soul may pray and ask God if it is true, and will be answered by the Holy Spirit. If you read the Book of Mormon in faith, willing to act on whatever answer you receive, you will be told whether it is true or not. This answer causes a chain reaction within yourself. If the Book of Mormon is true scripture, Joseph Smith is a prophet. If Joseph Smith is a prophet, this church is the Church of Christ restored to this earth. So the best way to find out if Mormonism is true is to read and pray. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Mason Graham
We believe that only through Christ may we be redeemed. We believe that only through Him will we ever be saved. However, we do not believe that this erases our responsibility. We still must be good people, we still must act in a righteous manner, repent when we sin, and help others for, just as the apostle John said, "Faith without works is dead." Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Mason Graham
I absolutely believe the LDS church is led by a prophet today. His name is Thomas S. Monson. Though he is just a man like us, he leads the Church just as Moses led the Israelites. Just as Moses was not a perfect man, President Monson is not a perfect man. However, I dare you to find a kinder, more loving man in this world. Thomas S. Monson is a prophet. I know it. Show more Show less