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Hi I'm Jacob McCallson

I grew up in the suburbs of Kansas. The Bible Belt is my home and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born to parents that grew up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I had serious questions and doubts that the Church was true. I have many friends that are not of my faith, that have questions about what I believe. When I share they ask why do I believe that way. I know that the Bible contains the words of God, as far as it is translated correctly. I have searched it many times and have found more similarities than differences between it and the Book of Mormon. I have taken the challenge of reading the Book of Mormon and praying to know that the message it contains is true. I have served a mission in the Idaho Boise Mission (the Belt Buckle to the Bible Belt). I have come to know the Bible well and know that together with the Book of Mormon they testify of the Divinity of Christ and His mission. I know that Christ lives and that He invites men everywhere to repent, believe in Him, and to follow His example. If we do He states we shall have eternal life.

Why I am a Mormon

Kansas is in the Heart of the country and the Bible Belt. People have often asked why am I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and then proceed to tell me that I am not Christian. But, when I have asked what makes a Christian, they often tell me you have to believe in Jesus Christ. I believe in Christ, the one that you read about in the Bible is the same that I have come to know and love. I have had a lot of time to search my soul, the scriptures, and other faiths and have found that each one has parts of the truth as established in the Bible by Christ. Then as I searched the Church of my own accord I have found that this is the Church of Christ once again established in the Latter-Days. Through Prophets, Apostles, and revelation, Christ has restored the truths and authority that was lost when Christ and the Apostles were killed. Jesus Christ of Nazareth lives! He has not stopped speaking nor will He ever stop speaking to the children of men if the will listen to Him. We are the children of God, He does not play favorites, He desires all to come unto Him through faith in Jesus Christ, being baptized, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, and following the commandments. Ours is not a feeble message, I add my testimony to those that have come before, Joseph Smith was the man called by God to restore the Church and then became the Prophet of the Restoration, Christ is the Head of this church. Look and see, "ask and ye shall receive".

How I live my faith

Everyday I wake up and thank my Heavenly Father what He has given me. Remember to S.M.I.L.E., Spiritually-Minded Is Life Eternal (2 Nephi 9:39).