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Hi I'm Stephen Nelson

I'm a Financial Representative, a son, a brother, a husband, a dad, a former college baseball player and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love my Father in Heaven, my Savior, my family, and sports. I am married with a daughter, have four brothers and love life.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormom because I read and prayed about the Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon is Another Testament of Jesus Christ, written by ancient prophets. The last prophet who wrote in the book was named Moroni, and he gave a promise to those who read the book. Moroni chapter 10 versus 3 through 5 states, "3- Behold, I would exhort you that when ye shall read these things, if it be wisdom in God that ye should read them, that ye would remember how merciful the Lord hath been unto the children of men, from the creation of Adam even down until the time that ye shall receive these things, and ponder it in your hearts. 4- And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. 5- And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things." I took this challenge when I was 15 and received an answer through prayer. The answer didn't come from a vision or a voice, but from a calm feeling in my heart. I asked the Lord in prayer if this book was true, and by true I mean was it really from God. When I asked this, I had a calming feeling in my heart, a feeling of confidence, or a feeling of peace. Originally I did not know this was an answer, so I asked again the next night, and the next night. My asking continued for a week and I continued to get the same calm feeling as I prayed. I finally realized that this was my answer. I have continued this process over the last 10 years. I continue to ask everytime I read these passages, and get the same answer, though I have gotten an answer in different ways since then, the answer is always the same, The Book of Mormon is a book of God written by ancient prophets and a man can get closer to God by reading it. I know i have gotten closer to God because of this book.

How I live my faith

I strive to show my love for others by serving them and making sure they are taken care of.