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Hi I'm Maddie Giles

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Taiwan. I've learned so much more about my Savior and what I really believe as I have been out here serving in this promised land! I love to play soccer, laugh, and make chocolate chip cookies. I've been blessed with the most wonderful family and I'm thankful that this gospel gives us the chance to be together forever.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was born into a family that is LDS, I didn't always know it was true. Something I'm known for is asking a lot of questions and so I know what it's like to be unsure about things. But as I have studied this gospel out for myself, I have found answers and peace. I also know that some questions can't be answered in this life and even though that would normally drive me crazy, I have felt an incredible amount of comfort in this Church. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me. And not just in the generic, "Love everyone" way. He loves me for who I am specifically. He is aware of my needs, my situation, and every trial I may have. I'm thankful to be a member of this Church and I know it is true.

How I live my faith

I want to follow the Savior in everything I do and so that means making some sacrifices. Something I have tried to do to live my faith is dress in such a way that helps people see me for who I am and not for what I am. I always want to be able to be an example of the believers.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Maddie Giles
Yes! In fact, my very favorite scripture comes out of the Bible (Nahum 1:7). In the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, we believe the Book of Mormon and the Bible are complementary. They support one another in proclaiming the truth of Jesus Christ's divinity and Gospel. The Bible is the word of God. Show more Show less