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Hi I'm Scott Wilson

I have lived the majority of my life in the state of New Mexico. I'm serving a mission in Mexico. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I like to play the cello and trombone. The sound of music is very pleasing to me. In High School, I had mostly honors classes for my core subjects, and very much enjoyed filming things for the multimedia class. I am also a member of the National Honor Society and have earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family - but that's not why I'm a Mormon. I am a Mormon because, after learning about the doctrines and principles our church teaches, I knew in my heart that they were true. In addition, I have prayed to know if this church is true, and as result have felt a comforting feeling I know could have only come from God.

How I live my faith

As a Mormon, I strive to stand as a witness of Jesus Christ in all things, and at all times, and at all places. Meaning, I try my best to live my live in accordance to the teachings of the Bible, the Book of Mormon, and the teachings of the church. I chose to serve a mission because I firmly believe that the joy I have experienced as a result of being a Mormon is something worth sharing all the people of the world.

Are Mormons Christians?

Scott Wilson
I think the more appropriate question is how could Mormons not be Christians. The official definition of a Christian is "a follower of Jesus Christ and his teachings." The name of our church is The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints (Christ's name is even the biggest part of the churches insignia!). We firmly believe that Christ is the person who runs our church, and that he does so through divine revelation. All of our scriptures, even The Book of Mormon, testify of Christ and his divinity. Show more Show less

What is the difference between attending a church and attending a temple?

Scott Wilson
In ancient times, the Children of Israel built temples - the most famous of which being Solomon's Temple. However, not just any member of the faith could walk into it - only the High Priests and Elders. Similarly, not just any member can enter a temple - only those who have proven to the Lord their worthiness to enter into His house - for it is His house - by being obedient to the commandments and show, by their works, that they are truly converted unto Him. In church, we are spiritually taught and fed. We receive advise and counsel, we are given the love and kindness as if the fellow members were our family, and (most importantly) we learn of our Savior and Redeemer. Although we consider families to be the core central focus of our Gospel learning, it is in church that we are Spiritually refreshed. Show more Show less