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Hi I'm Leslie Coster

I grew up in country Australia, I have a young family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love my wife and kids. I learnt how to fly at 15. I play roleplaying games like Dungeons & Dragons and card games like Magic the Gathering. I love Japan and most things Japanese. I love trying new things and love to learn.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the following experience: I was 18 and driving my car with 3 mates after watching horror movies for 12hrs straight, we went to pick up another mate and when I got to the street missionaries from the church started walking up the street, we all yelled "Mormons" and I raced up the street wound the window down and tried to make a joke. It failed and I got out of the car and got in the face of the two missonaries and argued with them. They gave me a book of mormon and I threw it in the car and told them I would burn it and piss on the ashes. Later when cleaning out the car I found the book and thought I should just throw this out, while thinking about what I said to the missionaries a bit of paper fell out. I saw red, I thought this is propergander. I gave it a quick glance and saw two highlighted commetments they were read the introduction and read moroni 10:3-5. I read the introduction that talked had some testimonies like some shady TV home shopping ad and I said to myself if the next thing is the same I will burn this book and piss on it. I then read the scripture which talked about praying to God to find out the truth through the holyghost. I then prayed and and felt nothing and got no answer. About a week later I had a warm feeling on the inside like a hug, I first though it was God telling me that it was true then I thought na it must be something else. It reminded me of when my mother talked to me about God while we wlked around our farm when I was 4. I had prayed for God to enter my heart and for a long time after my mother found that I was huging myself when she asked why I said "so he can't get out". I then when to my old farm with my mother and when to the same spot that I prayed when I was 4 and prayed that God would enter into my heart and that I may know if the Book of Mormon was true. Straight away I felt that same warm hug but it was even stronger. Thats was the reason why I later joined and became a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing it. I pray daily and read the scriptures as often as possible. I teach my children by example and never ask them to do something that I won't. I listen to the feelings of the holyghost even when it gets hard. I never say no to helping at church and love to give talks at church. I'm currently the district clerk and I have served in many ways at church and was a missionary in Tokyo from 2006 to 2008.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Leslie Coster
Simple answer: NO, he was a Prophet just like Noah, Moses or others. We respect all the prophets we worship GOD Show more Show less