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Hi I'm Thomas Lange

Missionary, artist, and Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy painting, sculpting, hiking, climbing, spicy food, the internet, fantasy and science fiction books, music and dance, board games, and a lot of other things. I don't enjoy spiders, the dark, deep water, haircuts, onions, and reality TV shows. Prior to my mission, I was a student at Brigham Young University.

Why I am a Mormon

Heavenly Father answers prayers, and he has answered mine on numerous occasions. Through these answers, I have learned that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the only true religion on earth. In addition to this, I have always felt that the things that the church taught me to do were right. It feels right to be a member, if that makes any sense. The understanding that is given by the doctrines of the the church, particularly the Plan of Salvation, make a lot more sense to me that anything else I've ever heard from any person, religion, or other group. I have prayed about it and it feels right to me. We claim to have a prophet like Moses, Abraham, Paul, or Peter, and are the only major religion in the world to do so. I have heard the Prophets speak and felt the spirit as they have done so. I know their words are true.

How I live my faith

I'm currently serving a mission in Minnesota, Minneapolis. I teach everyone I can about the restoration of the Gospel, our contemporary prophets, the Book of Mormon, and the lifestyle of an LDS person. After my mission I plan on pursuing my career in art. I would very much like to be married in the Temple and have a family of my own.

Are Mormons Christians?

Thomas Lange
Yes. In fact, we claim to be the original Church of Jesus Christ, brought back in this age by Jesus Christ himself. You see, Christ's church was lost after his original apostles were killed. Important doctrines, along with the power to do ordinances like Baptism, were not found anywhere on the earth for hundreds of years. This is why God spoke to Joseph Smith and gave him the responsibility of reestablishing the church. We are not just "a Christian church". We are THE Christian church. Show more Show less

How do I become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)?

Thomas Lange
It's pretty easy, you just need to talk to a missionary! During your process of coming into the church, you have a number of lessons from missionaries like myself, who talk about the Gospel of Jesus Christ and answer your questions. We do everything we can to help things make sense and we act as supports during the adjustment process. When you're ready, you can be baptized and continue your life as a disciple of our Lord. Show more Show less