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Hi I'm Stephen

I was born in Phenix City, Alabama, and i grew up in opelika. I’m a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Salem, Alabama.. I love sports and outdoors activities.. I love to watch and to play soccer.. I grew up as a Mormon..

Why I am a Mormon

My parent are convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I grew up in the Church to follow my parents. When I was in Junior High School, I questioned myself about my beliefs. I questioned if the Church is true and if Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. I prayed and asked God about my questions. I felt the Spirit came into my heart and gave me peaceful feeling that I never felt before. Because of that I know the Church is True and Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. I am grateful to learn fully of God's commandments that I keep in my life. The teaching of the Church helped me to reach my potential.

How I live my faith

As a member of my family, I move a lot. It is always comforting to know that no matter where i go i will have friends in the church.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Stephen
God is the source of all truth. He loves you and wants to answer your questions. He will help you recognize the truth as you sincerely seek it and ask Him for guidance. You can know that what you’ve been learning is true ■Sincerely pray to your Heavenly Father. Ask Him if what you are learning is true. ■Continue to study and give thoughtful consideration to what you are learning. ■Listen with your heart for the sweet feelings of inspiration from the Holy Ghost, who will to whisper the truth to your spirit and mind. ■Follow God’s commandments so you can feel the influence of the Holy Ghost. You may have experienced feelings of peace, hope, comfort, or happiness as you’ve read. If so, you have already felt the Holy Ghost telling you that these things are true. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Stephen
Much of what is done in the Church is to bless and help those who are not Mormon. The Mormon Church has donated more than $1 billion in cash and material assistance to 167 different countries in need of humanitarian aid since it started keeping track in 1985. Many of these countries have few to no Mormons, but are also non-Christian. More than 53,000 Mormon missionaries serve through the world today. All of their service is to help those who are not Mormon. Joseph Smith himself taught that we are "to feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, to provide for the widow, to dry up the tear of the orphan, to comfort the afflicted, whether in this church, or in any other, or in no church at all." Show more Show less

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

Stephen
Members attending Sunday services will most likely be wearing their “Sunday best,” which may include suits, sport coats, and ties for the men and modest dresses or skirts for the women. Children also typically dress up for Sunday. Members of the Church celebrate Christmas and Easter, regarding these two events as the most spiritually significant days in history because of the birth, suffering, death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Church members also celebrate the regional and national holidays of the countries where they live. Church members also celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and similar events. Show more Show less