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Hi I'm Cameron

I'm from St. Albans, England. I'm currently serving a mission in Australia, Adelaide and i'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 19 years old and I like to play sport, mostly cricket and football (soccer) and have also played the drums since I was 10. When I finish serving the lord as a missionary I plan to be a Teacher and continue to help people.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason I have continued to stay in this church and the reason why i've decided to serve a full-time mission is because firstly the love shown to me from my family has kept me wanting to go to church and I know that it's one of the parts to our Heavenly Farthers plan for us to be happy and to be able to return to live with him again. The family is such a great blessing and they keep us on the strait and narrow path and help us understand the importance of this gospel. Secondly the part of Gods plan which allows you to repent and to have a second chance in life because of the love shown by Jesus Christ has made me so happy and so greatful and to be able to share that with other people who don't know this is such a great pleasure.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be an example but not always in what I say but more in what I do and how i conduct myself in each opportunity i've had to serve whether it be as a youth leader in church or as missionary.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Cameron
I guess I can't say it much better than the "Official Church Answer" which is: Our families provide a setting for much of the growth we experience in life. In our families we love, serve, teach, and learn from each other. We share our joys and our sorrows. Family ties may bring us difficult challenges, but they also give us strength and some of our greatest happiness. The family is central to God’s plan for His children. It is also the central unit of society and the means for bringing children into the world where they can be loved, provided for, and taught truth and righteousness (see “The Family: A Proclamation to the World”). While we cannot choose the conditions of our birth, we can choose each day to make our families stronger and happier. It is possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for families to be united eternally. Show more Show less

What is done with the tithing that Mormons pay?

Cameron
Official Church Answer; The principle of tithing, or voluntarily giving one tenth of one’s income to God’s work, has been known since Old Testament times. Abraham paid tithes to Melchizedek (Genesis 14:17-20). The law of tithing is how the Lord funds His Church. Today all faithful members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints contribute one tenth of their income as tithing. Tithing funds are used for: ■Constructing temples, chapels, and other buildings. ■Providing operating funds for the Church. ■Funding the missionary program (This does not include individual missionary expenses.) ■Preparing materials used in Church classes and organizations. ■Temple work, family history, and many other important Church functions. ■Education. When the Lord reminded His people of this law through the prophet Malachi in the Old Testament, He promised to bless those who were willing to pay an honest tithe (Malachi 3:10). Show more Show less