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Hi I'm Michael Herrera

I am a college student, who loves movies and music and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I joined the Church when I was 20 years ago so (one year ago), I was in college preparing to become a Baptist Pastor! I when in college, began to see many missing teachings that are found in the Bible and went about looking for truth. Having friends who were member already, it made it easy for me to find. I wasn't able to meet with Missionaries in person so I had to meet with them over the phone and on facebook. But I gained a testimony, and I know this Church is true and the Joseph was a Prophet of God!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the confirmation that I received when I prayed. I can take anyone to the very place, and time when I knelt in prayer in the desert of Lancaster, California. I testify that it is true! Heavenly Father testified to me of His beloved Son and His son confirmed to me that this gospel is true!

How I live my faith

I live my precious faith, by magnifying my calling as "First Councilor" in the Young Men. I help guide the Aaronic priesthood into growing closer to the Saviour. I am also a the executive ward secretary for my local ward. This allows me to see the Church how it functions on a local level and allows me to participate in the work for others.

What is the First Vision?

Michael Herrera
The first vision to me is the pinnacle of our modern day Church. It is very reason we as a Church, currently exist. Joseph Smith as a young man went into a near by grove and knelt, prayed for the truth. Soon after, he was looking into the eyes of Heavenly Father and His beloved Son. The Father testified of the Son and Joseph was able to ask his world famous question: "What Church is the true Church". Then Jesus says that he (Joseph) shouldn't join any current church, but is to be ordained a modern prophet. I love this verse in Joseph Smith History 1:25 and it says that he (Joseph) could not deny what he had seen. I have a testimony of this account. I know that it happened and I know that it is true! Joseph was ordained a prophet of God by Jehovah. I so testify with all my heart in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen! Show more Show less