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Hi I'm Elder Joey Pead

I grew up in Bountiful, Utah and I'm a mormon.

About Me

I'm 20 years old. I'm serving at Cleveland, Oh on my mission and I'm lovin it. I was raised in a small and big family. My favorite sport is basketball, wrestling, football, or baseball. I don't talk very much, because I have always been the silent one. my friends call me the holy ghost, because they hear me, but sometimes they don't see me haha! I love to eat food :) any kind of food that you can ask me to eat and I'll try it out.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon, because my mom and dad are Mormon, also My Heavenly Father is a Mormon too and so I got baptized. I go to church called the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. Big title, but it's worth to go and look for yourself. I know the Book of Mormon is another testament and that there were prophets that lived in the americas and shared that same gospel that Jesus Christ shared to everyone in Jerusalem. I know that Jesus Christ suffered for us to follow our Fathers Plan of Happiness. I know that my family and the future wife that I will have as my sweetheart will be with me for Eternal life. Not death do you part, but for eternity. How great is that!!! I lovin it :) I know this gospel is true and I share my testimony that this is not my work and glory... IT'S MY HEAVENLY FATHERS WORK AND GLORY; MOSES 1:39 I say these things and testify in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.

How I live my faith

I Live my faith Humbly. Because I'm very nice to people and I will listen to what you need to say.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Elder Joey Pead
Family relationships can last forever—not just for this life. Just as some of life’s sweetest joys can come through family associations, the loss of a beloved family member can be a source of our deepest sorrows. Jesus Christ gave power to His disciples to seal families together forever when He said, “And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven” (Matthew 16:19). Death does not need to be the end of our relationships with cherished loved ones. The Lord revealed to Joseph Smith that the “same sociality which exists among us here will exist among us there [in eternity], only it will be coupled with eternal glory” (Doctrine and Covenants 130:2). Family members who accept the Atonement of Jesus Christ and follow His example can be together forever through sacred ordinances performed in God’s holy temples. These ordinances seal a husband and wife together for all eternity and children to their parents as an eternal family. (See: “The Family: A Proclamation to the World”) Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Elder Joey Pead
Our families provide a setting for much of the growth we experience in life. In our families we love, serve, teach, and learn from each other. We share our joys and our sorrows. Family ties may bring us difficult challenges, but they also give us strength and some of our greatest happiness. The family is central to God’s plan for His children. It is also the central unit of society and the means for bringing children into the world where they can be loved, provided for, and taught truth and righteousness (see “The Family: A Proclamation to the World”). While we cannot choose the conditions of our birth, we can choose each day to make our families stronger and happier. It is possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for families to be united eternally. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Elder Joey Pead
The priesthood is the authority to act in God’s name. The same priesthood authority that existed in the original Church established by Jesus Christ exists in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today. The Church is directed and led through this authority. All male members of the Church who are prepared receive the priesthood in order to help lead the Church and serve Heavenly Father’s children. A man with the priesthood might serve in some of the following ways: Leading congregations of the Church Performing the ordinances of the Church, such as baptism Blessing those who are sick God expects those who hold this sacred priesthood authority to follow the example of Jesus Christ and serve with love, gentleness, and kindness. Show more Show less