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Hi I'm Zane Dumont

I was born and raised in Utah. I have been a lifelong fan of sports. I love my family. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a young adult in my early 20's. I was raised in the church with my family. I made the decision to serve as a missionary when I was 19 and spent two years on the coast of Virginia and North Carolina as part of the Virginia Chesapeake Mission. Growing up, I watched my older siblings and my father participate in various sports, mainly baseball and basketball and this began my obsession with sports. I began playing both baseball and basketball at a very young age. On the court and on the field are where I feel the most comfortable. I have played the piano since I was eight years old, and a few years ago, started playing guitar. Most recently, I have been learning how to play the ukulele. I highly doubt a career as a professional musician is in my future, but I love playing none the less. I am the youngest of 6 children, and as such, have been an uncle most of my life. I love spending time with my family. Most of the favorite memories have been spent with my family, whether it was watching my nephews play baseball (they take after their uncle haha) or having Sunday dinner.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, but there still came a point where I had to decide for myself whether it was true or not. I took this question to my Heavenly Father. I didn't receive any visions. There wasn't some miraculous sign. My answer came as a quiet assurance through the Holy Ghost. I felt warm and peaceful, and I could feel waves of energy starting from my heart, and going all over my body, from my head, to my toes. There was no denying that this is the true church. Through my life, I have seen so many blessings come from obeying the commandments. I know that I can enjoy peace in my life, no matter what struggles come my way. It's not about what struggles you face, it's what you do to overcome them. With the help of our Savior Jesus Christ, I know that I can overcome any obstacle.

How I live my faith

I spent two years of my life as a missionary. Serving as a missionary was by far the hardest thing I have ever done, but the spiritual, emotional, and physical rewards I received from God far outweighs any hardship I endured as a missionary. Our prophet today, Thomas S. Monson, has taught that "Love is the essence of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Serving a mission taught me how to love more. I grew to love the people I taught If I had the opportunity, I would accept another mission assignment in a heart beat. Since returning from my mission I have taught a class of 3-4 year olds in Sunday School. They can be certainly be a handful at times, but I enjoy teaching them. I have learned a lot from teaching them. One of my favorite things about serving as a missionary was how many opportunities I got provide service for others. We would literally go around asking if we could help people mow their lawns, or help them with their garden or whatever they needed. It's a little bit more difficult to find service opportunities since I've returned home. Work and family responsibilities can sometimes limit opportunities to serve, but that doesn't mean that those opportunities are not out there. I love it when I find someone who needs help carrying something heavy, or whatever it might be. Providing service just feels me with joy and reminds me that the Lord is pleased with those that serve.

Is it true that Jesus appeared in North America after his crucifixion and resurrection according to the Book of Mormon?

Zane Dumont
Yes it is true. We can find the record of his coming to America in the third book of Nephi in The Book of Mormon. This record states that Jesus Christ ascended out of heaven. He taught the same gospel that he taught in Jerusalem and the surrounding areas. He established his church with twelve disciples. He healed the sick, performed many miracles, and blessed the children. He prayed with and for the people and gave direction to his twelve disciples. You can know of the truthfulness of this by reading The Book of Mormon and asking Heavenly Father, with faith in Christ and and a sincere desire to know, if it is true. You will know by the power of the Holy Ghost that Christ did come to the Americas and that the Book of Mormon is true. Show more Show less