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Hi I'm Zachary Schenk

I Love Ancient World History. I am serving as a missionary in the Wisconsin Milwaukee mission. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love to read science fiction books, play video games, and watching either movies or Television, my favorite show is Psych. I love history and want to go to college to become a history major. I graduated from high school in 2012.I am now serving an LDS mormon Mission. I am the youngest in my family and love to be with them. They are my life. I love them and they love me when I am away I think of them and one day I will have a family of my own to lead and Guide in the ways of Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been in the church my entire life. I know this church is true as well as the Book of Mormon to be another testament of Jesus Christ. I know Thomas S. Monson is the prophet on the earth today and Joseph Smith is a prophet as well. I have been a member since I was 8 years old and am very proud to call myself a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I follow the example of Jesus Christ now as a missionary trying to bring people unto Christ everyday. I answer questions people ask about us. I pray, read scriptures, attend all my meetings, and when I am released from this calling the most wonderful thing i will get to do is go into the House of the Lord (Temple). I am a disciple of Christ and try to do what He would do if He was where I am at that moment. I live with my family and share what I have learned with them when I can and now all my life is my Faith as a MIssionary of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Zachary Schenk
they will come and answer any questions you have about our faith they will bring you the gospel and will ask you make your life more in line with the teachings of Christ. They will teach you a message about our Saviour Jesus Christ and His Atonement. They will teach you about our Heavenly Father's plan of salvation. They ask you to change your life to return to live with Him they will not make you change your life because we all have a choice Show more Show less

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Zachary Schenk
It was a nickname given to us because of the Book of Mormon but the true name of the church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Joseph was told to call the church by that name through revelation he was given. We are called Mormons but we are member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Show more Show less

Is it true that Jesus appeared in North America after his crucifixion and resurrection according to the Book of Mormon?

Zachary Schenk
Yes, it is true that Jesus Christ came to North America after the Resurrection. He came to see His Disciples in America after His visit to those in the Old World. He came to heal the sick, teach them His restored gospel, bless their children, and called Twelve Disciples like Peter, James, and John to lead and guide His Church in America like Peter, James, and John guide in the Old World. I know that Jesus came to America because of the Book of Mormon and the only way for you to really find it out is to read it yourself and ask with real intent and a sincere heart knowing if these things are true. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Zachary Schenk
The Book of Mormon was written by the ancient inhabitants of the American Continent, not by Joseph Smith. It is a record of Gods dealings with people on the American Continent and is another witness of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

What is the First Vision?

Zachary Schenk
The first vision came to be because of one question: "Which church is True?" That is the question that had troubled a young boy named Joseph Smith. The time was the early 1800s, a time of religious revival in America. Everyone was flocking to so many churches, but they all disagreed with one another and each claimed to be the right church. So Joseph decided to find his answer in the Bible. He found James 1:5 which states: "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him" So Joseph decided to take James words to the test and ask God. He went out to a grove of trees and prayed and recieved this glorious vision and saw God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ. In Joseph's own words he states: “When the light rested upon me I saw two Personages, whose brightness and glory defy all description, standing above me in the air. One of them spake unto me, calling me by name and said, pointing to the other—This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!” That is when Joseph asked the question he was asking for in the first place of what church to join. Joseph was told to join none of them because the authority God had given to man to govern his church was lost after the Apostles where killed of and the Church Christ had established was lost over time. From this Vision Joseph had marks the beginning of the Restoration of the church Christ had started when He was on the earth. Show more Show less