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Hi I'm Zackary Kimble Fronk

I am a California native. I love music. I love the outdoors. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I am your typical college student. I attend Brigham Young University and I am studying Biological Sciences/Pre-Med in hopes of one day becoming a doctor. I love music. I sing, play the guitar, Ukulele, a little harmonica, and the piano. I also love the outdoors. I am an avid hiker and I like to rock climb. I am also a big fan of reading. I have always loved just being active. I am a student to the core. I try to learn from everything that happens, whether in the classroom or out. I am an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. I come from a family of 7. Two wonderful parents (who can drive me crazy... as most parents do) and 4 younger sisters. I am the only boy. It is quite the adventure.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know, for myself, that it is true. I am not a Mormon because my parents are Mormon. I am not a Mormon because my friends are Mormon. I am a Mormon because I took the challenge offered in the Book of Mormon. My parents started going to church when I was very young, so the gospel has been in my life for a long time. I took it for granted for a long time. I always had it with me, so I felt no need to really question it. It wasn't until I was a teenager that I really sought to know if it were true or not. I went through a period of time where I did not know whether the church was true or not. The economic hardship my family was experiencing at the time and the trials I was having with connecting to the kids around me really put a strain on me. It was in the midst of this personal turmoil that I realized that I didn't really know much of anything. I didn't know if there was a God. I didn't know if there was a prophet on Earth. I didn't know if the Book of Mormon was true. It was then that I tried to take the challenge in the Book of Mormon. I read the book with an open heart, asking God if it was true. I received a witness from my loving Heavenly Father that it is a true book. I felt the most pleasant warmth in my chest. Every cell in my body was filled with such happiness that it brought me to tears. I know that it is inspired by him and that by abiding by the principles in it I can return to live with him when I die. I know that Jesus Christ came to this Earth to atone for our sins. I know that he knows me personally. He knows my pains, my sorrows, and he shares in my victories. The gospel of Jesus Christ makes me happy. I would live the gospel even if that were my only witness of its truthfulness. When I am living faithfully to the fullest of my ability as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I am completely happy. I can feel the love of my savior and my father in heaven. I wouldn't trade that for the world.

How I live my faith

My faith is unbelievably important to me. I honestly do not know where I would be without it. I have served on a youth council that planned out many of the events for the local youth. I was also allowed to lead boys my age when I was a teenager in numerous church and outdoor activities. It was an amazing experience to watch both myself and my friends grow together in such a great way. I think the greatest way that I have lived my faith is the way that I live my day to day life. To me, religion is not just an activity that I enjoy on the weekends. It is a central part of my life. It is the motivating factor behind my decisions. It is the light that gives me direction. It makes me happy.

Are Mormons Christians?

Zackary Kimble Fronk
Absolutely! The name of our church is The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints. Every lesson, scripture, and principle in which we believe is centered in and around Him. We love Him. We worship Him. We strive to be more like Him. Show more Show less

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

Zackary Kimble Fronk
Peace, joy, knowledge, comfort, direction, and strength are just a few of the blessings we receive from scripture study. Reading the scriptures is how you can know for yourself whether or not they are true. It is through these studies that we better understand the teachings of Christ. It is a way for us to come closer to Him. And as we draw nearer to Him, He will come nearer to us! Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Zackary Kimble Fronk
Simple!! In the Book of Mormon, we learn that "...men are that they might have joy." We are here to be happy. This is best done as we learn about and follow Jesus Christ. As we go through life, we learn and grow through our experiences and our trials. They may be difficult at times, but they help us to grow! Show more Show less

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Zackary Kimble Fronk
It would be selfish not to! Christ told Peter "when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren." That applies to us too. For me, it would be selfish to not share what I know. It has helped me overcome trial and experience joy, so it would not be fair of me to keep it from others. We proselyte because we want every single person to know, as we know, that God is our loving Heavenly Father and that He has prepared a way for us to come home through the atonement of His son, Jesus Christ. Show more Show less