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Hi I'm T. Quinn Crawford

I live in St. George Utah. I am a competitive swimmer. I am serving a mission in San Jose California. I am a Mormon.

About Me

In my free time i enjoy swimming, I am on a competitive swim team. I also enjoy playing tennis in my free time. I enjoy hanging out with my friends, we often get together and watch movies or play video games. I currently am serving a mission for the church in San Jose California.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the church, so I grew up always being told it was true. As I got older I wanted to know if this was it was true. So I took the challenge that Moroni gives in Moroni 10:3-5 which says "3 Behold, I would exhort you that when ye shall read these things, if it be wisdom in God that ye should read them, that ye would remember how merciful the Lord hath been unto the children of men, from the creation of Adam even down until the time that ye shall receive these things, and ponder it in your hearts. 4 And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. 5 And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things." I did this many times but I didn't ever seem to get a for sure yes, so I kept on doing it and over time I began to just know without a shadow of a doubt that this is the true church and through it I can return to live with my Heavenly Father some day.

How I live my faith

I am a strong member of my church. I always try to attend all my church meetings. I stay away from the things that the lord has commanded me to stay away from. I always try to live my life in harmony with the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. One of those teachings is that all worthy able bodied young men should serve a mission. This was kind of hard for me to do because I wasn't completely sure if I wanted to. But I went for two reasons because it is a commandment from God and I asked god what I should do and through the Holy Ghost he told me that he wanted me to because there were people prepared for my testimony and through me many would be lead into the waters of baptism. It has been the best decision I have ever made. while I have been out my testimony has increased and I have found such great joy in helping others on there path to come unto Christ by helping them receive the restored gospel through faith in Jesus Christ and His Atonement, repentance, baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost and enduring to the end.

Who chooses the Mormon prophet?

T. Quinn Crawford
The Prophet is called of God, just as Prophets were chosen in the Bible. He is not elected. Its not that he is the most rightouse person on the earth at that time, it is that he is the person with the exsperiances that Heavenly Father feel will best lead and guild the church at this time. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

T. Quinn Crawford
Our church is a very family centered church, and we believe that we can be eternal families. but in order for that to happen we need to all follow God's commandments one of which is baptism. but sadly there were times when the gospel was not on the earth and nether was the priesthood authority to do baptisms. so many people perished with out the opportunity to be baptized or even to learn about the church. But because God is a Merciful God he has provided a way for every one to have the opportunity to be baptize. so after these people die they go to the spirit world where they will have a chance to learn about the gospel, and we are down here doing there work. but sadly not every one will want to be a member of God's church so they can choose whether or not they want to accept or reject the baptism that we have done for them. Show more Show less