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Hi I'm Tyler

A Native Nevadan. Student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm from Las Vegas, Nevada and I love being Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

Becoming a Mormon has helped me learn more about my Christian faith. Being a Latter-day Saint has let me feel closer than ever to Jesus Christ, Heavenly Father, and the teachings and blessings they have given us. The Book Of Mormon, for example, shows that Jesus Christ has done more than what is said in the Bible and has helped others around the world. I also have a sense of peace knowing the eternal happiness that is to come for myself and my family after this life. I know that this Church is true.

How I live my faith

I try to live as close to the Gospels as I can. God has given us this so that we can live the most fulling and happy lives possible. I also try to study scriptures so that I can know and defend our faith. Lastly, I believe it is important to give and help others. Service is a great way to spread the joy and happiness Jesus Christ has given to us. The Latter-day Saint Church and its members do incredible things in order to help others at home and around the world.

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

I think any Mormon person would be more than happy to share their faith with you, so don't hesitate to ask. If you don't know any, or would like to speak to an official representative of the Church, you can also contact missionaries. These are people dedicating time to the Lord in order to spread His Gospel to others. There are several tools on mormon.org that can allow you to chat online or set up a meeting with some in person. Show more Show less

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

Only some Mormons are allowed to enter the temples because as the House of the Lord you need to be worthy or free of sin, and ready to participate in whatever you need to do. Nothing secret goes on in Mormon temples, just a collection of ordinances such as eternal marriages so that we may receive all the blessings Heavenly Father is offering to us. Specific details of these ceremonies, however, are not openly discussed because they are viewed as sacred and personal between you, your family, and God. Show more Show less

Who was Joseph Smith?

Joseph Smith was a man who constantly thirsted for knowledge of the Gospels and the Christian faith. When he was fourteen years old, he decided to pray to God in order to find out which church he should join. A pillar of light then came down as God the Father and Jesus Christ presented themselves revealing the truth. From this point onward, Joseph Smith served as a prophet restoring the true Church and the true authority of God bringing blessings we still feel today as Latter-day Saints. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

We believe in the Bible because as Christians we believe in the fullness of His Gospel. Along with the Book Of Mormon, the Holy Bible is equally as important in learning the fullness of the plan God has for all of us. It contains a collection of sacred writings that allow us to know of the creation, God's revelations, and the stories of the followers of Christ before our time. We can also come closer to knowing the fullness of what Jesus Christ has done for us. Show more Show less

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

Mormon church services are held on Sundays, and anyone is welcome to come and participate. The main part is called sacrament which is about one hour long. During this time, we collectively sing hymns, pray, listen to talks, and partake in the communion or blessed bread and water. After this, it becomes Sunday School and group meetings where you can learn more about the gospels and activities going on around the ward and stake. Also, feel free to let others know you're new and don't be afraid to ask questions. Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

In one word I can say it's "awesome". Being a Mormon is like being anyone else except we believe in the fullness and eternal nature of families, the importance of personal health and modesty, and growing in our personal faith in God and Jesus Christ. I believe these things combined allow me and my family to live a full and happy life here on earth and afterwards with our Creator. Show more Show less