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Hi I'm Ethan

I grew up in Idaho. I'm a musician. I'm a cartoonist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've grown up in the church my whole life. I love reading, writing, and drawing cartoons. I also love music and play the violin, the trumpet, and the French horn. I'm not too good at sports, but I enjoy disc golf. I am currently serving a mission in The Ohio Columbus mission. I'm grateful for the opportunity to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have come to know that the only way to really be happy is to keep God's commandments, and I believe that belonging to this church helps me know the right way to keep those commandments. I believe that this church was instituted by the power of God throught the restoration of His priesthood power upon the earth. I have a strong testimony of the genuineness of the Book of Mormon and of the fact that Joseph Smith translated it as a true prophet of God. I believe that the priesthood authority given to Joseph Smith has continued in the LDS church and that it is the only divine authority present in a church upon the Earth today.

How I live my faith

Throughout my teenage years I have participated pretty regularly in the youth activities of the church. I have had the opportunity as a hometeacher to visit and get to know some remarkable people. I have served as a youth leader in the scouting and young men's programs. I try to live my faith by keeping God's commandments and doing what He would want me to do.

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is a record of inhabitants of ancient America that can be compared to the Bible in its scope and its purpose. Just as God gave guidance to to ancient Israel, He has given guidance to the lost and scattered tribes of Israel, which include people who were led by the Lord to the American continents. The Book of Mormon contains that guidance, which was given to the people through prophets. One of the most important parts of the book is the account of Jesus Christ's visit to the ancient Americans following His earthly ministry in Palestine. He testified to the people of His gospel and the eternal life that His teachings can bring. This account and the Book of Mormon's overall message make it another Testament of Jesus Christ that works hand in hand with the Bible. Show more Show less