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Hi I'm Kaden Bradley Curtis

I'm a rocker, I'm a wrestler, I'm a lover, not a fighter, and a Mormon.

About Me

I'm currently a missionary in the McAllen, Texas area. I like to play rock n' roll guitar, I like to sing, and I like hard rock music in general. I love to read comic books. My favorite characters are from Marvel. Hulk, Wolverine, Deadpool, Ghost Rider, Thor, I think heroes are sick. I love video games, too! Bioshock, baby. I love to work out and lift weights. Wrestling is the best sport in the world and I've done it for 6 years of my life. I'm preaching the Gospel in two different languages, Spanish and English. When I get home, I plan on getting married, starting a family, going to school so I can get a degree in teaching, voice acting, or video game programming, and losing some weight. Maybe not in that order...

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it makes sense to me. Everything clicks. There is no loophole, contradiction, or flaw in the church. People combat it with the doctrines and opinions of man, yet the church still stands. Not only does it stand, but it is growing exponentially. What other church could do that besides the Lord's church? I am a Mormon because I know the Book of Mormon is true. It has been attacked again and again by people who are ridiculously fixed on disproving it. May I be bold in saying they are wasting their time. The Book of the Mormon has the fullness of the everlasting gospel. It's the word of God to "the other sheep He has." I am a Mormon because the Spirit has testified to me of its truthfulness. God Himself, through His Spirit, has told me personally that this church is His church. I don't know what other kind of proof I need. That's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I am right now serving a mission in McAllen Texas! It helps in my own understanding of my faith as I impart it to others in 2 different languages.

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

Kaden Bradley Curtis
The church does not support same-sex marriage or homosexuality. That does not mean that they are exempt from the help and love of the members. They are children of God, no matter what. A homosexual person can still be a member of the church if they learn to control their desires and live a chaste life. A gay man can still marry a woman and be happy in the church. They can even have children together and be sealed. And it works out only because the homosexual man chooses to live the statutes and commandments of God, and not act on what he thinks are his "naturally homosexual" impulses. Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Kaden Bradley Curtis
Of course not! The church is world-wide, and any person who wishes to join, regardless of race, skin color, gender, physical appearance, or mental state, can join the church if they sincerely wish to change their life for the better and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. As for the priesthood, any worthy man of appropriate age can receive the blessing and the power of the holy priesthood of God. White, Black, Asian, Indian, Latin, Martian, doesn't matter. If you are worthy, and if you have the correct desires and faith in your life, you can receive the priesthood. Show more Show less

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?

Kaden Bradley Curtis
The reason that women do not hold the priesthood is for one reason. Their purpose in this life is just as sacred as the priesthood is. Their purpose is to accompany their husband and raise their family and children in righteousness. The purpose of man is to accompany their wives and support their family monetarily, physically, and spiritually, using the priesthood. Man does not walk ahead of the woman, neither does the woman walk ahead of the man. They go about their lives side by side. Teammates, partners, co-equals, and leaders of the household. Women have their own place in this church for leadership as well. There is an entire section of the church dedicated to the women of it. It is called the Relief Society. This church would not be the same without it. The entire Relief Society is led by women. They are a needed and essential part of the church. Without the women of the church, this is not Jesus Christ's church. Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Kaden Bradley Curtis
What is being a Mormon like? Can I put it into one word? Amazing. Mind-blowing. Enlightening. Life-changing. Fun! I guess I can't... The point is that being a Mormon is like nothing else in this entire world. People may see us as an overly-happy swarm of people from Utah. But it's so much more than that. We're a happy religion because we know we have all the doctrines and ordinances we need to be happy forever in the presence of God himself. We're a "swarm" because we're commanded by God to "multiply and replenish the earth," or have big families. And not all Mormons are from Utah... I'm one state away! But there are Mormons all over the planet. You don't have to be from Utah to be LDS. I can't even imagine what my life would be like if I wasn't a member. This church changed my life. And I'm not even a convert. Imagine what this church could do for you. Imagine what Jesus Christ could do for you. It's the same thing. Show more Show less

Do Mormons practice polygamy?

Kaden Bradley Curtis
No, Mormons do not practice polygamy. If there is someone who practices polygamy, who professes to be a Mormon, they profess wrongly. Wilford Woodruff (one of the late presidents of the church) back in 1890 received a revelation from God for the church that they should not practice such things. We have taken his words from 1890, and take them to heart as a church today. We, as Mormons or the LDS church, do not practice polygamy. It is against the law of the church in every way, shape, and form, and those found practicing polygamy are kicked out of the church and their membership is erased. It is a serious penalty for a serious sin. Show more Show less

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Kaden Bradley Curtis
Mormon customs... where to begin? I guess I could begin by saying that Mormon customs aren't that much different from the customs of a normal person in any given region. How we dress for church is what's commonly referred to as your "Sunday best." Or in other words, the nicest set of clothes you have. For men, a white button-up shirt is preferred with a tie and some slacks. For women, a dress or skirt is appropriate. If that kind of clothing is not available to you, then the nicest, most modest clothes you have are fine. Jeans and a t-shirt with some tennis shoes are ok until you get yourself a shirt and tie or a skirt. As for holidays, we very much love Christmas and Easter, as those have to do with Christ and his birth, suffering, death, and resurrection. But we also celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Summer Solstice, New Years, or whatever other holiday that I'm forgetting! Usually if it's a national or regional holiday, we celebrate it. "Mormon" is not synonymous with "person who refuses to have fun all year long." The word "Mormon" IS synonymous with "person who worships God and Jesus Christ and has fun while doing it." Show more Show less

In whom should we have faith?

Kaden Bradley Curtis
Have faith in God that He knows best for us. Have faith in Christ that through His sacrifice, we can become clean. Have faith in ourselves that we can do what we need to do to live with God again. Have faith in the Church that it will follow the counsel of God and remain perfect until Christ comes again to reclaim the earth. So I guess a better question is not "in whom should we have faith", but it is "how will faith change my life?" Faith can be used in different ways, and is a very powerful thing. Use it for the right things, and God will show you the true power of faith. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Kaden Bradley Curtis
Look at the mountains. Look at the sky. Look at the planets. Look at the ocean and everything within. If you have a new baby, look at them. Look at the beautiful and bountiful mysteries and wonders of the world and of the universe. There's no way that they ended up there by chance. There are more unknown and yet breathtaking things just on the earth than I care to count. To even try would be foolish. To try and comprehend the intricacies thereof even more so. There is more in the universe that points to a God than does not. And to assume that all that there is happened on accident is ridiculous and incorrect. Call me bold, call me "uneducated", call me what you will. The proof is in the pudding, so to speak. And we'll find out who's right and who's wrong when we pass on the the other side. But as for me and my house, we're putting our money on the Lord. Show more Show less