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Hi I'm Scott Beatie

I was born in Southern California and grew up in the church. I'm a musician. I'm a college student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born into the church and have always believed it to be true. I hope I can help other people come unto Christ all throughout my life. I'm a college student at BYU, majoring in Exercise Science. I plan to graduate, and then enroll in grad school to get a degree in physical therapy. I love music, especially classic rock (though I have soft spots for some forms of pop and mainstream music). I love to sing and play guitar. I even formed my own little garage band for a little while. If I had the instruments, I could also play bass and drums. Call me a one man band. My favorite band of all time will ALWAYS be the Beatles, with Ringo being my favorite Beatle. Favorite Beatles song: Rain. Favorite Beatles album: Revolver. I am an avid baseball fan, with the Angels being my favorite team since they won their first World Series when I was little. I played Little League for a couple of seasons, but I had to quit because it conflicted with Boy Scouting. I still want to play baseball, but it's rather difficult at times just to find someone else to toss a ball with. I have fantasized about becoming a Major League pitcher, but that's just a dream. I enjoy drawing whenever I can get a pen and a piece of paper. I tried taking an animated class in high school, but it was a bit too much work. Just drawing things is fun enough. I also enjoy things such as impersonations/voice acting and occasionally going flying with my dad.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason I'm a Mormon is because of how this church has made such a profound impact on my life. If I have not learned from some of the things the Church stands for, such as the Word of Wisdom, or the Law of Chastity, I could picture myself being completely alone and unhappy, thinking negatively about everything and everyone around me. As a Mormon, I strive to be a good person to others; I want them to think of me as a loving, caring, and humble person, who wants nothing more out of life than being happy. I know my Heavenly Father put me on this earth to fulfill his plan. I know that He wants the best for me, and that He knows I have the means to return to His presence. I want to tell the world that they can be blessed the same way I have been blessed myself.

How I live my faith

I go to Church every Sunday and love to sing the hymns and hear invited speakers share their thoughts concerning our beliefs. While growing up through my adolescent years, I did my best to improve my behavior and be a good example to others around me, whether they were in the church or not. I participated in countless service projects for those that needed it. My dad and I would go teach members of my ward at least once a month, sharing messages from the general authorities and other speakers.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Scott Beatie
If you really have the intent to find out, the first thing you should do is ask your Heavenly Father for guidance. If you feel worried about praying to God, don't be. He loves you and really wants you to express yourself to Him, sharing your thoughts, worries or concerns, yearnings, and many other things. If you still don't feel you can pray to God, then allow His servants, the missionaries, to assist you with their lessons and thoughts. Missionaries would love to give you counsel and thoughts about our Heavenly Father and how He loves us. They would be more than happy to help you pray, even pray with you. Once you do offer a prayer to Heavenly Father, you will get an answer. It may not come when you expect it, or when you want it to come, but it will come. When that answer that does come, you will know. The answer may come in many ways, whether it be a warm feeling inside of you (the Holy Ghost) or even a direct message (perhaps counsel). When you continue to pray to Heavenly Father in the name of our Savior, along with keeping His commandments, He will bless you. Show more Show less

What is Mormonism? OR What do Mormons believe?

Scott Beatie
We believe that the one true gospel, taught by our Savior, Jesus Christ, was lost for centuries, and then restored during this dispensation of time, never to pass away again. We believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God, that it acclaims and supports the Bible, and that it is the convincing evidence that Joseph Smith was the Prophet of the Restoration, that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the one true church on the earth, and above all, that Jesus is the Christ, the Only Begotten Son of the Father. We believe that we can know these things to be true when we truly seek to ask God in faith and receive our answer by the power of the Holy Ghost, which testifies of all truth. We believe in living God's Plan of Salvation, which He gave to all of us who decided to live here on Earth, past, present, and future. If we live it well, enduring to the end and keeping all of God's commandments to the best of our ability, we will be saved and return to live in our Father's presence in eternal happiness. We believe in living the one true Gospel of Jesus Christ, which consists of finding and strengthening our faith in Him, repenting of our sins, being baptized by one with proper authority, receiving the precious gift of the Holy Ghost to guide, enlighten, and comfort us, and most importantly, to endure to the end of our mortal lives. We extend the warmest welcome to all who wish to come unto Christ and find happiness beyond compare in their lives. Show more Show less