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Hi I'm Josh

I'm a full hearted Texan. I'm an Eagle Scout, and love dance, theatre, and camping. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a Graduate of 2014, and on my Mission in Argentina, Mendoza. I like camping, rock-climbing, dance, theatre, print shop, and working with my hands. As for sports, I don't play any for a team, but I enjoy playing everything from Ping-Pong to football to soccer. If the activity is outside, and sounds fun, I'm there. I love the Lord Jesucristo y Dios (Jesus Christ and God). Yo se que (I know that) I wouldn't be here without them and their Love and guidance.

Why I am a Mormon

It helps that I was born into it, but to be honest, I cant see myself ever being in any other church. I love my ward family, and how no matter where in the world you go, the church doesn't change, and you feel like you belong. it also helps that you can never know everything about the gospel, I mean I've been taught the gospel my whole life, and im still learning new things!

How I live my faith

I like to go to ward activities, because I don't always have time to, or get to see all my friends in the ward, but we get to hang out for activities like that. I also love being able to bless the sacrament, and when needed, pass the sacrament. Recently I've left on my mission, which is a bit tough to start out with, but I know this is the right thing to do, and I've been able to learn so much more about the gospel. I'm so glad I get the chance to give two years of my life to the Lord. It's amazing to teach and serve others in the name of Christ.

What is the Law of Chastity?

The Law of Chastity is a very important commandment from our loving Heavenly Father. This law is very simple, NO sexual relations out of marriage, the gift of childbirth is a very sacred gift, that is to only be used when a man and woman are legally and lawfully married. The law of Chastity also entails keeping clean thoughts, don't lust after anyone. STAY AWAY from pornography! It is very addictive, and can ruin your relationships with your family, friends, and with God. Living the Law of Chastity brings safety, happiness, peace, and self-respect. It also helps deepen your love for your spouse, and protects families. Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

A Testimony is a persons spiritual witness from the Holy Ghost. It is what we as individuals know of a surity of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. For example, I know that Joseph Smith was a Prophet, and through the help of The Lord, restored Christ´s church to the world in these latter days. I know this because I have prayed in the name of Christ to know if these things are true, and I have recieved an answer by the Holy Ghost conferming these truthes to me. Show more Show less

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

We are known as Mormons because it was a nickname given to us because we believe in the Book of Mormon as the word of God, which goes with the Bible, as a second witness for Jesus Christ. Though the Church is actually named The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Show more Show less

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

The Church of Jesus Christ was esstablished by Christ himself, though after his death, and the death of his apostiles, the athourity and true teachings of Christ were lost. Joseph Smith in the year 1820 Prayed to know know what church was true and which he should join, but the answer he received was that none of the churches were true, and so, with the Lords help, Joseph Smith restored Christs church again on the Earth. So in other words it was founded by Jesus Christ, and restored by Joseph Smith. Show more Show less