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Hi I'm Krista Beatie

I was an Air Force dependent growing up. I love to do aerobics and yoga. I am from Kansas. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the daughter of an Air Force pilot, so we moved a lot when I was growing up. I love to spend time canoeing or kayaking with my family. I am now studying family science at Brigham Young University but I also want to go to cosmetology school.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up with parents who taught me about the gospel but it was not until I was 17 did I really accept Jesus Christ as my Savior. I made some pretty bad choices that I had to repent of in order to be clean again. I had so much guilt and it was eating me away. When I finally repented I felt such a great burden being lifted from my shoulders. I could go forward in life and not have those sins holding me back. I have a testimony of the love that our Heavenly Father has for us, His children. I know that my Savior lives, He is Jesus Christ. He made it possible for me with my past sins now forgiven to return to my Father in Heaven and for that I am so grateful.

How I live my faith

I work with people that need help with family history. Family history is important in our church because it allows us to link ourselves to our ancestors so they can share in the joy of the gospel as well.

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Krista Beatie
The responsibility of the priesthood is given to worthy men in the church. I used to have questions about it too but there are so many ways to serve and help without holding the priesthood. The church is very clear that the priesthood does not make a man more important in the sight of the Lord. We are all equals and I feel blessed with amazing priesthood holders in my life that have loved and guided me. We can all receive revelation for our own lives and for our families so there is no difference there. I love the priesthood blesses my life. Show more Show less