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Hi I'm Chase William Dixon

I grew up in Utah. I love listening to music, skiing, wakeboarding, and chilling with friends. And yes, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 20 years old and grew up in Utah. I love listening to music. Mainly Rap and Hip Hop, but I listen to basically everything, and I am trying to become a DJ as a hobby. I love snow skiing, making things out of stained glass, and watching movies. I love everything that has to do with the water! I love walking along the beach, going boating and wake-boarding, and swimming. I never get cold, and I don't get brain freeze. I love Ice cream, cake, and brownies. I am a student. I am still deciding what I want to do with my life. I have always been interested in Architecture, and that is still a possibility. I also enjoy Mechanical Engineering and anything to do with mobile phones and computers. I worked at a mobile phone store for a year, selling phones and helping others with problems. I also did some work for my father in his architecture firm. To sum it all up, I'm a young man who lives life as it comes and knows how to have a good time!

Why I am a Mormon

I was brought up attending church with my family each week. For many years I just followed what my parents and family believed. When I became a teenager, I started to have many doubts about things that I had been taught and often wondered how much of it was true. I cared more about hanging out with friends and having a good time than going to church or doing what was right. There came a point in time when I had to finally decide where I was going with my life. I had to choose for myself if I would follow what the church taught and serve a mission or if I would stay home and go to university and continue on with life. I had to gain an answer for myself if these things were true. I decided that I must read the Book of Mormon and ask God if it was true. I got my answer. I know that this is the truth. I know that God is there and that he cares about each one of us. He wants us to be happy and to know him. He is waiting for us to ask.

How I live my faith

Right now I am serving as a full time missionary in the England Manchester Mission. I am sharing my experiences and beliefs with all that I come in contact with and inviting others to come closer to Christ. I am doing my best to help others build their faith and find answers to the questions they have. Before I left on my mission I was in charge of organizing activities for young single adults. I also tried to set a good example to those around me in doing what is right.

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Chase William Dixon
The Word of Wisdom is a commandment revealed to the Prophet Joseph Smith in 1833 concerning the health of our bodies. This commandment advises us to not use Tobacco, Alcohol, Tea, Coffee, illegal drugs, and any other harmful or addictive substances. It also advises us to eat healthy, with a variety of fruits and vegetables in moderation, and to eat meat sparingly. Many of the principles taught in the Word of Wisdom are now being promoted by scientists and doctors today. Living your life according to this commandment brings many blessings, both spiritual and physical. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Chase William Dixon
We believe in the Bible because it is true. It is a book of revelations and teachings of ancient prophets, and the apostles of Jesus Christ. Mormons believe in the bible as far as it is translated correctly. It contains many great teachings of why we are here on earth and what we need to do here to find peace and happiness. It testifies of Jesus Christ, that he is truly the Son of God and Savior and Redeemer of the world. It tells us of His teachings and the miracles that He performed. It also tells us of Jesus Christ establishing His Church in Ancient Jerusalem, and tells us of the requirements of it. The Bible is written to help us learn of Jesus Christ and increase our faith in him. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Chase William Dixon
The Priesthood is the authority, or permission to act in God's name. When Christ established his church, he called and ordained 12 apostles to help him. He laid his hands on their heads, and gave them this authority. This is how the priesthood authority is still passed on in The Chruch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is needed to lead in the church, to perform ordinances such as baptism, to heal the sick and afflicted, and to preach the gospel. This priesthood is a great blessing from God, to help those who hold it serve others around them. It is to be used with charity and love. Show more Show less

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

Chase William Dixon
When Jesus Christ was on the earth, he established his church. He called and ordained 12 apostles to assist him in his work and to lead his church when he was gone. Before his crucifixion, he gave his apostle Peter the Keys to the Kingdom of God. These keys, along with the Priesthood Authority which his apostles held, were needed to lead the church, preach the gospel, to heal the sick and afflicted, and to perform ordinances such as baptism. After Christ was resurrected and ascended to heaven, his apostles continued to do His work. When they were killed, however, there was no one left holding the Keys to God's Kingdom. Without the Priesthood Authority and these keys, there was no one to lead Christ's true church. Men were left to their own wisdom and learning. They had the teachings of the prophets and apostles, but they lacked the authority to preach it. They created churches based on their learning and gain. Over the years, many truths were lost from Christ's original teachings. Many things were changed and disputed in councils. The scriptures prophesied of this. They speak of a famine of the word of God, and also of a restitution or restoration of all things. These prophesies came to pass through Joseph Smith. He was called to be a prophet in these latter days and to restore, not reform, Christ's original church here on the earth. We again have the Priesthood Authority and the Keys to God's Kingdom here on the earth, never to be taken away. Show more Show less

What is done with the tithing that Mormons pay?

Chase William Dixon
Tithing funds are used to help move forward the work of the church. The funds are used to: Construct and maintain temples, churches, and other church buildings; Help the church operate; Fund the missionary program (the program itself, not individual missionary expenses); Provide materials to be used in classes and organizations; Temple work, family history, and other church functions; and Education. Following this commandment brings many blessings. All faithful members of the Church donate to this fund, and see the blessings that come from it. I know for myself that I am blessed for my contributions, however small they may be. Show more Show less

Who are the Mormons?

Chase William Dixon
Mormons are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The name 'Mormon' is a nickname that comes from the Book of Mormon; an ancient book of scripture recorded by prophets in the Ancient Americas. We believe that this is the same church that Jesus Christ established while he was on the earth, which has been restored to it's original form through the calling of another prophet. We believe in living, modern-day Apostles and Prophets of Jesus Christ. There are approximately 14 million members of this church worldwide, with the headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. Show more Show less

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

Chase William Dixon
We donate 10% of our income to the church because it is a commandment known as tithing. Tithing has been around since old testament times. We believe in the promise in Malachi, in which God promises to "open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it." Tithing is used to move forward the work of the church. I have seen so much in my life the blessings of paying tithing. I have seen that God does truly look after me, and make sure that I get by with what I have. Show more Show less

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Chase William Dixon
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was established as God the Father and Jesus Christ chose a boy named Joseph Smith to be a prophet and to restore Christ's church again to the earth. Joseph Smith was only 14 years of age when he was searching diligently to find the true church. He resolved, after much study and contemplation that he would pray and ask God which religion to join. As he prayed in a grove of trees nearby his home, God the Father and Jesus Christ appeared to him in answer to his prayer. Jesus Christ told him to join none of the churches, but that he would restore the fullness of the truth. Joseph was given authority and the keys needed to lead Christ's church. Through Joseph Smith, God also called 12 living apostles to assist in the leadership of his church on the earth. Since then, there has always been a prophet and 12 apostles on the Earth, and the gospel has spread throughout the world. Show more Show less