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Hi I'm Jose A. Montoya

I'm a mormon, married to the most wonderful women and having the 7 greatest children my Heavenly Father has given to me.

About Me

I am originally from Peru, and I came to the United States of America with my wife and oldest son 13 years ago. I came because I felt the need to come, and I witnessed how The Lord opened the doors to come to this country. One of my goals was to start a college education and succeed in life ( In my loved country opportunities were not many for me). We had nothing when we arrived, but the resolution to serve our God and follow his commandments. Now we have 7 children, and the most beautiful times that I have are when I am with them and my wife. Many years of challenges and suffering I have lived all these years, but the sweetness of the gospel of Jesus Christ and the strength that my Lord has given to me have made possible to keep enduring to the end. I have accomplished some of my goals, I have a bachelor degree and master degree, and I work in a Network Operations Center.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that I am a child of God, I know that my Heavenly Father loves me, and he knows me individually. He knows my name, he knows the true desires of my heart. I love my religion because it has helped me to find the true happiness. I am a mormon because is the only church where I can find my Savior, Jesus Christ and I can be blessed by people who has the authority to act in his name. Through the true gospel of Jesus Christ which is taught in this church I have found the true happiness in my life.

How I live my faith

I believe that there is an imperative need of God in our lives. Therefore without his help our lives can be chaotic. One of the ways that God give us his help, is through us, his children. We are indeed "our brothers keeper". I feel peace and success in my life when I help other people. In my church I work with young teaching and men helping them to be a better people in society. I have talked with many youth, and my heart broke when they suffer or they are attacked by the wicked of this world. That is way I help organize activities that could involve several groups of youth from different neighborhoods in my city. in these activities, I always make sure that they have a safe environment and especially I make sure that they feel how especial and priceless they are. In addition, I work as volunteer in the Boy Scouts of America helping youth to become Eagle Scouts, and also Order of the Arrow members which is an elite group of the Boy Scouts . I love scouting, I feel so hpy when my two boys earn his scouting awards.

What is the priesthood?

Jose A. Montoya
The priesthood is the authority to act in God’s name. The same priesthood authority that existed in the original Church established by Jesus Christ exists in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today. The Church is directed and led through this authority. Show more Show less