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Hi I'm Nate Parks

I am From Salt Lake City, I have a stomach that can never be satisfied, I enjoy competitive activities, And IM A MORMON!!!

About Me

I enjoy eating food and going on adventures. I am currently serving a mission in the Scotland/Ireland mission and will be heading home soon to hopefully become a doctor!!! I LOVE going to the gym! During high school, I played American football and performed in weightlifting competitions. I shoot targets as a hobby (not live ones) and enjoy learning new things; ESPECIALLY when it comes to the scriptures. If I could, I would be a super hero so a mission has made my dream come true!

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? My answer is simple: becuase I know its what Heavenly Father wants me to be. I know that The Book of Mormon is given to us at this time because it is the word of God from the Ancient Americas. I know that Jesus Christ visited them and ministered like he did in the Middle East. I know he lives. Part of his ministry, or time he was on the earth, was to cleanse our sins and feel what we have felt so that we can become clean and return to live with Him and God after this life. I am Thankful to know that this life has meaning and that I have a purpose on this world. To who ever is on this website wanting to know if this is the True church Jesus Christ has established: PRAY to him and find out for yourself. As you do so with a sincere heart, you will know through your thoughts and feelings that this is true.

How I live my faith

When I was home, I participated in an Adult class for Males over 18 years old. Eventually, they noticed how much I knew about the Scriptures and they made me teach the Adult Class!!! Here I am at 18 teaching people from 25 to 80+ years old about how they should live their lives. At first, It scared me because I was the youngest person there; but over time, I could see how it helped prepare me to teach people in my mission and how to answer any questions they had about what it was I was teaching about. Now I am on the streets in Scotland, North Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland teaching about how they can be happier in this life and live with God in the life to come.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Nate Parks
Families are ordained of God. In other words, families are so important to God because we are his children and he is our Father. The Family is also the best place to learn principles, such as faith, and ordinances, such as baptism. In the home, we can feel the peace, love, and joy that this life has to offer in an ever changing world. Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Nate Parks
How can you know that "Mormonism" is true? The same way you find out anything else is true, you find out for yourself; that's how everyone in the Church had to find out for themselves. For me to find out if this was true or not, I had to pray and ask Heavenly Father (God) if this is His true church. Sometimes the answer doesn't come at first, so what I did was started reading the Book of Mormon. When I got to nearly the end, it talked about Jesus Christ visiting the ancient people of the Americas after his death. There is a verse in there that says "Behold, I am Jesus Christ, of whom the prophets have prophesied of." When I read that, I knew that this church was true. The feelings of peace and love came into my heart and instantly I knew "This is the Truth." I know that this is The Lord's Church here on the Earth today. I know it is lead by one of his Holy Prophets. I know Joseph Smith was one of them and that He saw God our Father and his son Jesus Christ. I would encourage anyone who reads this to PRAY AND ASK HEAVENLY FATHER if these things are true. I promise you if you have a strong desire to know if they are, He will tell you through your thoughts that this is the Truth. Show more Show less