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Hi I'm Nicholas Mielke

I grew up in the west U.S. I have been on the Montana allstar national rugby team three times. I am a Latter Day Saint.

About Me

I have lived in most of the western United states all my life and have traveled quite a bit. I have a few accomplishments under my belt that I am proud of: I am a Eagle Scout, I am a rugby player and I have been elected tho play three times in the boys U.S.A nationals rugby tournament. I Played for the Montana select side team. One of the biggest goals or aspirations i am about to embark on is my mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am so excited to go. The mission i have been called to is the Mexico Mexico City West Mission. I will be there for two years.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because through personal prayer and fasting I came to know through the spirit that the things Joseph Smith saw and the gospels and doctrines both in the bible and book of Mormon are true. This is my foundation for the testimony I have. I encourage everyone to read Joseph Smiths testimony and pry to your heavenly father and ask him to know Mormon faith is true and i know heavenly father answered prayers.

How I live my faith

Growing up in the Mormon faith i always knew about the LDS Gospel and could see differences in other faiths. As a younger kid i was very active in scouts as well the service projects in the LDS youth group. I enjoy church most of the time but there was times where i have been distracted from what i needed to be doing. That is why we are here; to learn the lessons of life, and also to use Christ and the atonement in our lives. I am so grateful for Jesus Christ's example in my life and his sacrifice for me. I am trying to live my life like Jesus

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Nicholas Mielke
In 1838, Joseph Smith was told in a revelation that the Church should be called The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Doctrine and Covenants 115:4). The Church has been known by that name since that time. Gordon B. Hinckley, prior President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has emphasized the Church’s correct name, saying: “We believe in Jesus Christ as the Son of God. The official name of the Church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and He is the central figure in all of our worship. “The Church carries the name of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the Redeemer of the world. It is His name by which this Church is officially called. “As for the term Latter-day Saints, members of the Christian Church anciently were called Saints (see Acts 9:32, Ephesians 2:19, Philippians 1:1). They were former-day Saints. We are the Latter-day Saints. It is that simple. “We are frequently called Mormons. It is a nickname given us because we believe in the Book of Mormon as the word of God, a book which goes hand in hand with the Bible, becoming a second witness for Jesus Christ.” Show more Show less