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Hi I'm Nathan Thompson

I'm a Cache Valley boy. I like Motorcycles. I live in Miami. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have enjoyed riding motorcycles since I was a boy. My grandpa and dad both have Harleys, and I hope to get my own some day in the near future. There is nothing better then feeling the wind in your face and feeling one with the road. I have a really close tight group of friends, we met at church and have grown up together. We were part of something called a Quorum at church which allowed us to not only hang out during the week, but on Sundays as well, and help each other grow spiritually. We are currently all out serving full time missions for Jesus Christ. They are a bunch of knuckle heads and I love them a ton. My family is super important to me, one thing we do that helps us stay close and make some amazing memories is travel. We just recently went on a vacation to Costa Rica, and we had a ton of fun, I am so grateful for my family and that we will be together forever. I have to admit that I have a slight addiction to video games, and whenever my friends come over it can get pretty heated. I love reading, and writing as well. Basically I'm just an average kid, trying my best to make the people I love proud of me. I am currently a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I love it, and the chance that it gives me to help people know about our Savior and his role in our lives. I am serving in South Florida and I LOVE it here. It was amazing to see all the creations of God and his power.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because as I have grown up, I have been taught about Jesus Christ. To me, Jesus Christ is my older brother, my captain, my king, and my Hero. I know that he suffered a great deal for me and for my weaknesses. I made a promise to myself and to Him a long time ago that I would do everything I could to serve Him. I know that I have made a lot of mistakes, but as I learned and grew, and studied the Mormon church, I began to feel Him in my life. I am a Mormon because I am a disciple of Jesus Christ, and I know that this is where He wants me to be.

How I live my faith

I live my faith the best I can by following the example of Jesus Christ. I enjoy helping other people, and I do my best to look out for those that I can help. I met my best friends at church, and together we do the best we can to be a blessing in other peoples lives. Simple actions like talking to someone lonely, or raking leaves for a widow, or shoveling snow. We have discovered that it isn't hard to do several small things for people. And that is what we try to do.

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Nathan Thompson
The church's stance on same sex marriage and homosexuality is a topic that has caused many of its members to lose faith. I would like to tell you my view of the church's stance. From what I know and have studied of Jesus Christ, it has always seemed to me that what he taught always boiled down to one basic idea, that idea is love. So to me, this church being the church is Jesus Christ, has always been about love. A love of everyone, regardless of who they are or what they have done. Jesus himself often surrounded himself with thieves, murderes, and societies untouchables. The fact that he dealt with and loved those who lived in sin, did not mean that he condoned there actions, or that he supported their sins. To me, it showed that Christ loved them, even though they fell short of living every commandment. The church has made it very clear that homosexuality is wrong. I believe that. I believe that same-gender attraction is something that certain people deal with, the same that my grandfather dealt with an addiciton to smoking, or that my friend deals with an addiction to stealing. Where people get confused is that even though this is wrong, we still love these people, the same as Jesus did. We do not condone any of these behaviors, but we love those that participate in them the same as we love anybody else. We invite all to come unto Christ and to become perfected in him. Show more Show less