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Hi I'm Trevor Platt

I'm from Hemet, CA, and I am currently serving a full time mission in the Scotland/ Ireand Mission

About Me

I started to investigate the church about four months before I was baptized. How I herd about the church was through a couple of people, my friend across the street was mormon, and all of my dentists were mormon. After a lot of thought I decided to go to mormon.org and request missionary's to come by my house. Three days later they came by, but I ignored them, in fact the next 2 times they tried getting ahold of me I ignored them. Finally about one month later I started to talk to them on the phone, and eventually in person. After three months of lessons and praying if the church was right for me and if everything the missionary's are telling me is true, we set the baptism date. I received my call to serve in the Scotland/ Ireland Mission in September of 2014, and left for the mission field on January 14th, 2015

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because the moment I met with the missionaries I knew I wanted to be apart of the church. We have living prophets who help guide and direct us. And most important we can be with our FAMILYS for ETERNITY!!!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being the best person I could be, I read the scriptures every day, refrain from swearing, and live up to the commandments are Heavenly Father gave to us. I also love to go out with our missionary's and help spread the gospel.

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

Trevor Platt
Gordon B. Hinckley, prior President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said: “Our major source of revenue is the ancient law of the tithe. Our people are expected to pay 10 percent of their income to move forward the work of the Church. The remarkable and wonderful thing is that they do it. Tithing is not so much a matter of dollars as it is a matter of faith. It becomes a privilege and an opportunity, not a burden. Our people believe in the word of God as set forth in the book of Malachi, that the Lord will open the windows of heaven and pour down blessings that there will not be room enough to receive them (Malachi 3:8-10). Moving and touching is the testimony of Latter-day Saints throughout the world concerning this the Lord’s law for the financing of His work.” Show more Show less

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Trevor Platt
Throughout time, God has given His servants, the prophets, the authority to act in His name. This authority is called the priesthood. Jesus Christ gave the priesthood to His original Twelve Apostles by ordination (see John 15:16), and they directed the work of His Church after Jesus ascended to heaven. But after the Apostles were killed, the priesthood gradually disappeared from the earth. In 1829 Joseph Smith received the priesthood authority to organize Christ’s Church from Heavenly Messengers who had held this authority anciently including the prophet John the Baptist and apostles Peter, James, and John. In 1830 the same Church of Jesus Christ that existed centuries ago was organized and restored to the earth. The priesthood has two divisions. The lesser priesthood is called the Aaronic Priesthood, named after Aaron in the Old Testament. It includes the authority to preach the gospel of repentance and to baptize. The greater priesthood is called the Melchizedek Priesthood, named after Melchizedek in the Old Testament. It includes the authority to preside over the Church and to perform all ordinances, including giving the gift of the Holy Ghost. Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Trevor Platt
I started to investigate the church about four months before I was baptized. How I herd about the church was through a couple of people, my friend across the street was mormon, and all of my dentists were mormon. After a lot of thought I decided to go to mormon.org and request missionary's to come by my house. Three days later they came by, but I ignored them, in fact the next 2 times they tried getting ahold of me I ignored them. Finally about one month later I started to talk to them on the phone, and eventually in person. After three months of lessons and praying if the church was right for me and if everything the missionary's are telling me is true, we set the baptism date. Show more Show less