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Hi I'm David

I'm an amateur musician. I work on the family farm. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have lived my whole life on the family farm outside of the small town of Pierce City, Missouri. I grew up having adventures with my family and learning a good work ethic. I learned to appreciate and to love good music from my parents and siblings all of who have lots of skill when it comes to music. I also make chain-mail from time to time. This last hobby stems from a life-long love of mid-evil culture. I have been out of the country three times. Once to Ireland, once to England. I also accompanied my Dad as a medical assistant on a medical mission to Peru. I am attending BYU-Idaho, but at the moment I am on deferment as I am serving a mission in Nampa Idaho right now.

Why I am a Mormon

There is only one reason I am a Mormon. That is because it is true. I have read and continue to read the Bible and the Book of Mormon and I have prayed to God to know the truth of them. God is out there and loves us all very deeply. I have felt his answer and I have felt his love. He has saved me more times and in more ways than I can count. He lives. That I know more than I know anything else in my life.

How I live my faith

I Read the scriptures and try to the best of my ability to live the teachings therein. I am also serving a mission in Idaho in an effort to share what I know to be true by inviting others to come unto Christ and to find out for themselves the truthfulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

We believe that because Adam and Eve ate fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil. (Genesis 3:6) all mankind "fell" from the presence of God. Or in other words, we can no longer live in the presence of God as Adam and Eve did in the garden of Eden Therefore, to get back to his presence, we need a Savior who will save us if we will follow Him. That Savior is Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Who was Joseph Smith?

Joseph Smith was a man who was born in 1805 in Vermont and grew up during a time of great religious debate. There were so many religions all trying to teach in the same place and teaching such different doctrines that there was much confusion on who had the truth. At the age of 14, Joseph Smith went into the woods by his house to pray and ask God which church was the most correct. He was answered with a vision in which he saw God the Father and Jesus Christ. They told him that he must join none of the churches, but through him the truth would be restored to the earth. He later was taught by angels one of who guided him to where golden "plates" containing a record of part of the scattered tribes of Israel. He translated this record under the direction and command of God. That record is now called the "Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ." He also re-organised the Church that Christ set up upon the earth during the time of his ministry and the apostles used in there days. Joseph Smith became our first prophet in the "latter-days" of the days since the death of the apostles. Show more Show less

What is the Law of Chastity?

The Law of Chastity is God's law concerning sexual purity. I would put it as simply as procreation (the power to create life) is only to be used between a husband and wife who are legally married. The power to create life is sacred and is not to be abused. (Jacob 2:28) As we obey to the Law of Chastity, we receive greater love of all man-kind as well as other great, spiritual blessings that protect us from the degrading influence of Satan in the world. Show more Show less

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Number one, the priesthood is not a badge that gives man power over women. The priesthood is simply a blessing given to worthy men so they can serve more fully. Women serve as well, just in a different role. They also lead in the relief society, which is a organisation to bring "relief to the afflicted" whether it be with physical or emotional pain. Show more Show less