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Hi I'm Parker Debenham

I love tennis and basketball, and just having a blast with friends. I'm serving a 2 year mission in the UK. I'm a mormon.

About Me

Im studying business at University in America. But for the time being i'm in Manchester, England serving a mission where i tell others about our beliefs and how i've come to know that this is Christ's church back on the earth again for everyone! it's such a fun time to be able to share this wonderful news with everyone daily. I love to have fun in any way possible, and being a Mormon entails a ton of fun things to do!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up being a Mormon, but there's a special experiment everyone in the world is invited to try. That is read the Book of Mormon and then pray to God and ask Him if it's a true book from Him. If he answers yes, then the true church of Jesus Christ is back on the Earth and we have all of His original teachings and everything we need to get back to Him with our loved ones. I tried out that experiment and I know these things are true, and if you know something is perfect and true you'd definately stay a part of it and even tell it to everyone like im doing in the UK.

How I live my faith

Being a mormon allows me to be a part of a big family really. Everyone cares for me and i'm so close with other members. I live a completely normal and way fun life. You don't need to drink or do drugs to have fun, there are so many substitutes that i love to do and i love life because of that. I get to have security and comfort in my life knowing that i can be with all of my loved ones forever, even after this life, and that im on the right path back to my Heavenly Father in heaven. I have made some major mistakes in my life, and continue to make mistakes, we all do, but because I know that I have Jesus Christ who has sacrificed His life for all of us I know that I can change and become better and get closer to the our Heavenly Father as I say sorry for my mistakes and wrongdoings and change.

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

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Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Parker Debenham
The word "Mormon" might not sound like a Christian word to others, so i've seen that others think it's just some crazy religion that a crazy man called Joseph Smith made up. But once you see that we're actually called The Church of Jesus Christ in these latter days, people start seeing that we are normal Christians that believe very similarly to other Christian faiths. We just have a couple of major differences being: we believe in a prophet guiding Jesus' church, we believe in the Book of Mormon to also be the word of God, the Word of Wisdom, and temple ordinances. But if people just talk to a mormon for 5 minutes they can always see how normal we truly are and not mysterious and crazy. Show more Show less