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Hi I'm Sean

Hello, I am Sean! I love music, learning new languages, and my family! Oh yea, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

Hello, I am Sean. I am a senior in high school. I am in band, and I play french horn. I am also fluent in German. I started learning German because I have ancestors who are from Germany, and I wanted to be able to read and learn more about them. Since then I have mastered German, and have gone to Germany on a student exchange. I have also started to learn Mandarin, Swedish, and Russian. I am a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and I am the only active member in my family. After I graduate from high school, I plan on serving an LDS mission, and then attending BYU majoring in Linguistics.

Why I am a Mormon

I had a point in my life where I felt something was missing. One day the missionaries came to my door and shared the Gospel of Jesus Christ with me. Since then I have found purpose and meaning in life, and I have found assurance that life continues on after death, and that we can see our family members that have passed on. I know that God lives, and that through his son Jesus Christ we can return to live with him again as we did in the life before this one, and that through Christ we can overcome death.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by helping and serving others. I think the best example of doing this is Jesus Christ. While he was on the earth, he helped the blind see and the lame walk. Though I may not be able to do that, I seek for opportunities daily to help others and to be more forgiving. I am also a leader in my local young men's unit where we often go and visit the elderly, rake people's yards in our neighborhood, and bring religious services to those who aren't able to attend our church.

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

Sean
We believe baptism is a necessary ordinance to be saved. Jesus taught in John 3:5, "Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." There are many people who have died without being baptized with the proper authority. Through proxy baptism, those who have died can choose to accept the Gospel of Jesus Christ and receive the ordinance of baptism if they choose to do so. Show more Show less