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Hi I'm Greg Kaiser

I'm a Missionary in Oklahoma. I'm an Eagle Scout, Comics/Doctor Who Nerd, and above all else I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just graduated High School. I'm a very shy person. I love to draw, read (especially Comic Books), watch TV, and be around my Friends and my Family. I'm a big supporter of the Boy Scouts of America in my Church. I've earned my Eagle Scout award by making, collecting and shipping Toys and Educational Games to children in orphanages in Myanmar (or Burma). I love serving those around me. I will be serving my mission in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into Church. Its something that has become a part of who I am as a person. Whenever I had a question that I couldn't answer on my own the gospel, my teachers, the missionaries, and my parents have always answered my questions even if I never asked them aloud. Most of my questions I asked in prayer for an answer and the answers have come to me more times than I can count. I have a testimony of this Church that it is the true Church of God on the earth today. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is founded on faith and on how our faith leads us to act and be the Light of the World. Its a mix of every principle of Faith, Repentance, Baptism, the Holy Ghost and Enduring to live with God again. One of the major teachings about our religion is that it is all based off of our Free Agency, our God Given right to choose what we live and what we teach. That's why as members of the church we invite our friends to read the Book of Mormon, to come to Church with us, and to learn more about what we believe because we have chosen to act on our Faith and test it through reading, praying, and pondering the teachings of the Church and We know how much it has blessed us and how much it has changed us for the better.

How I live my faith

I would say I live my faith through my interactions with those I serve and the example I try to be to those around me. As I grew up in the Church and was called to be Deacons and teachers president I learned very quickly how to be a leader and how to influence those around me. I couldn't be like the drill sergeants and order people into listening, even though I tried many times and failed. I learned that being someone's friend really makes a difference in how they treat you and the respect that comes with listening and acting on what others say. As I became a Home teacher and actually meeting, teaching and visiting with families in our Ward, not cause its a check on the list but because we loved them, it has shown me even more how everyone needs someone to rely on, to talk to, and to just be there when they need comfort. This is how I live my faith by the lessons I teach to others and the lessons I need to learn for myself through others who are examples to me. And as I have been on my mission I have come to learn and apply two Phrases to my life. The First being "I'm a piece of work, but a work in progress." Because that is what my Faith is based on is the constant change for the better that I make in my life and in the lives of those around me. The Second being "People won't care how much you know until they know how much you care." With Christ as the perfect example of being there for everyone, it helps me better myself through my faith to become more Christ-like.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Greg Kaiser
The Atonement of Jesus Christ is the most important thing that Christ did for us. His suffering in the Garden of Gethsemane and His suffering and death on the cross made it possible for us to over come the hurdles of life to make it back to our Heavenly Father. When Adam and Eve fell from the Garden of Eden, that moment in time brought with it two things. First it brought sin and secondly it brought spiritual death into the world, these are the two things that separate us from God. These two things made it necessary that there be an Atonement made for all mankind. The Atonement was the means by which Heavenly Father could satisfy the demands of Justice and extend Mercy to us his children. Because we know that no unclean thing could enter God's presence, Heavenly Father provided a way for us to be clean from all our sins and over come Spiritual Death. This came through the suffering in the garden and on the cross and with these the law of Justice, payment for sin, and Mercy, forgiveness of sin, could be made possible. If Christ hadn't done this for us we, every single person that comes to earth, would have to suffer the same pain that Christ suffered for each of us. Show more Show less