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Hi I'm Anthony Barone

I've lived in Utah my entire life. I was born into the gospel and I'm now going on a mission.

About Me

I'm a percussionist, actor, DJ, amateur producer, and now missionary. I'm a huge Star Wars, Doctor Who, and all around movie nerd.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up with the gospel in my life, but it wasn't until high school that I truly was converted. Seminary blessed me and opened my eyes to what the gospel truly was. Until that time, I had just taken the gospel for granted, it was just part of my life. In seminary we are encouraged to read from the Book of Mormon and Bible every day of our High School career. Since I've been on my mission, many have asked my "What is the Book of Mormon?" Here is my brief answer. The Book of Mormon is another volume of holy scripture that our Heavenly Father has given us in this day and age so that we can know He loves all of His children, no matter when or where they were born. The book takes place on the American continent and just like in the Holy Bible, there were prophets of God that received revelation for the people who then wrote it down in their sacred books. The Bible and the Book of Mormon are different in reguards to the locations where they were written and who wrote them, but they teach the same Gospel, they teach of the same Jesus Christ who bled and died for us, and they teach about the same Heavenly Father. As Latter-day Saints, we don't hold the Book of Mormon above or below the Holy Bible, but we use them together to know the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. We received the book through the modern day prophet Joseph Smith. Joesph didn't write the book, but he translated the record into English so that we can have it in our day. I would invite you to read and pray to know if the Book of Mormon is the word of God. If you sincerely want to know about the book, our Heavenly Father will reveal the truth to you by the power of the Holy Ghost. If the Book of Mormon truly is holy scripture, then Joseph Smith must have been a true prophet, and if he was a prophet, then that must mean the the church he restored is Jesus Christ's church once again upon the Earth.

How I live my faith

I regularly attend church, I served in priests, teachers, and deacon quorum presidencies, and I'm going to be serving a mission extremely soon.