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Hi I'm Mason Kent Heaton

I was born in California but raised in Tucson, Arizona. I was home schooled, but played sports in high school. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love playing all sports, but I hate watching them haha. My two favorite sports are gymnastics and football. I was home schooled, but because of my Pop Warner coach I was able to play in high school with my friend. I'm and adventurer and love messing around. I love reading and I want to be a writer in the future. My family on my mothers side is Polynesian which is awesome. I got called to serve in Korea and I can speak a wonderful language. People say when they've first met me that I'm generally quiet and have an appearance of an interesting person. I love listening to people and enjoy hearing others stories. I'm a deep thinker, I love watching movies, playing video games with my little brother, playing anything musical, and I absolutely love learning and experiencing new things.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church, I personally as a boy didn't know if the church was the true church, I believed it was true, but I honestly didn't know. I would question my parents and they answered me with the best of their knowledge, between the age of twelve and sixteen I read the Bible and Book of Mormon several times. I studied the scriptures and they've always gave me and enlightenment and a new perspective on things but it wasn't enough for me to say I know this is the true church. During this time I was going through spiritual, and emotional decay, to the point where I physically broke down, I was perfectly healthy but I had no purpose or reason to do anything. I remember a time in my life where I would sleep, wake up to eat something, use the restroom, then go back to sleep, and go to my sport practice, and then come back home to sleep. My life routine felt meaningless to me. My parents didn't know what to do with me or how to help me, but in reality did everything that was needed, they loved me, they loved me in spite of me hurting them with my choices. For years I couldn't forgive myself and I felt like I had to prove myself worthy to be forgiven even though I was taught that by grace we are forgiven through Jesus Christ's sacrifice. I finally gave up with my stubbornness and knelt down and asked Heavenly Father to forgive me, as I made myself vulnerable to God I felt His love and forgiveness that the Holy Spirit manifested to me. I felt free, I felt good, and like a new person. I took on the promise of the prophet Moroni in chapter 10:3-5, which directed me to ask God The Father Himself if the church was true. I knelt down and asked God if the Book of Mormon was true, and if Joseph Smith was a true Prophet, and if the church I was with was the true church, and the same Spirit that told me that I was forgiven, told me that this is the true church. I can now say I know this is the true church, because the spirit has manifested it to me.

How I live my faith

On June 13, 2014 I received a Mission call to Seoul South Korea, I went to the MTC on September 24, 2014 and I studied the language there for nine weeks . I speak Korean now which is an amazing blessing. Right now I live my faith by praying to my Father in Heaven and studying the scriptures and studying the history of the church. I defend my church and our apostles and prophets, and I love this church because it is Christ's only living church on the whole face of the earth today.