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Hi I'm Elder Sean Barnes

I grew up in Bountiful, Utah. I play Ultimate Frisbee and I play the trombone, tuba, and euphonium. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am Sean I play Ultimate Frisbee. I play the tuba, trombone, and euphonium. I am going into the IT field to repair computer, and I look forward to learning how to program more. I enjoy writing short stories, and even some longer stories, poetry, and other writing related things. I love reading especially sci-fi, fantasy, or society/psychological thrillers.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know of the truths that the prophets both old and new. I have come to know that the Gospel is true and I follow the teachings of the prophets because I love the Lord and my Heavenly Parents. I follow the commandments and the teachings my leaders because I have made covenants and because I want to and know they are put there for reasons. I love the Savior and what he has done for us and love to know that when I mess up He will always be there to pick me up, as long as I reach for Him.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by going to church and church sponsored activities. I love home teaching, and there is so much that you can learn from the people you teach. I love sharing my testimony in seminary and telling spiritually uplifting stories and stories that help my testimony grow. I am serving as a missionary in the California, San Diego Mission.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon temples? What goes on in Mormon temples?

Elder Sean Barnes
Only worthy members are allowed into the operating parts of the temples because it is hallowed place where sacred ceremony, like marriages, are performed. The Church does not want God's sacred things humiliated, mocked, and scrutinized by the world and by Satan. Worthiness comes factors in because the Holy Ghost, the Spirit of God, cannot reside where there is uncleanliness and the great feelings of happiness, joy and peace, would be weakened by the presence of Satan Show more Show less