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Hi I'm Christian

I grew up in Idaho. I successfully completed high school and will be attending college soon. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live in Idaho and graduated from high school last year. I will be attending college upon returning from my mission. My hobbies are snow skiing, wakeboarding, listening to music, watching movies, spending time with family and friends, singing, playing the piano and guitar, and just like every other teenage guy playing video games. Before my senior year, my parents would drag me to church where I would use my cell phone and not pay attention. Then it all changed, I realized what I could experience by listening and paying attention, so I began to listen to what the speakers and teachers said, in seminary I paid more attention then I ever had and I grew so quickly spiritually that i was astounded.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason I used to give as to why I'm a member of this church is because I was born into it. After I realized what I was missing with this attitude, that answer has changed. The new answer is because I can feel God touch my heart. When I am troubled, I can find a quiet place and pray where I can feel the angels gather around me to bless me. In fact, as I've been writting this, the Lord has told me through the Holy Ghost that I am giving the correct answer when I say that this is the only true church. That Jesus Christ himself has founded this church. Although I am not perfect, Heavenly Father has a plan for me and as long as I am obedient, I will return to his presence.

How I live my faith

The way I live my faith is I always try to obey the commandments god has given me by trying to only let appropriate thoughts into my mind and only say things that I wouldnt feel ashamed to say in front of the Lord. I have always tried to fulfil the callings I am given in church. I have never turned down the opportunity to speak in Sacrament meeting and I always am delighted to have the opportunity to teach a lesson in Sunday school. Another way I will be living my faith is serving a mission. I received my call in December and have been anxiously awaiting the time until I leave.

Why was a Restoration of the Gospel needed? Haven’t we always had the Bible?

The restoration of the gospel was required because after Christ's death, the fullness of the gospel was lost. Now the doctrines and saving ordinances of the gospel, along with the priesthood power required to administer those ordinances, lost after Christ's death have returned to the earth through the prophet Joseph Smith. Show more Show less