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Hi I'm Bruce

I grew up in Utah. I am serving a mission in New Zealand. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I like playing sports. I have played football for almost all of my life and have come to enjoy the sport, but still don't like the conditioning even though it prepares one to be able to play football. I also enjoy playing rugby it has become a big secondary sport for me during the football offseason and it has helped me to prepare myself for the football season as it has similarities with football. Sports have helped to keep myself busy during times were I would have a lot of free time as well as help to keep myself fit. The boy scouting program is another thing that I am really into because it allows me to take part in the outdoors as well as learn many useful life lessons. Some of these life lessons included learning how to setup a tent, tie a knot, or be a good citizen in my community. These are just a few things about myself.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is truly the only true church upon the face of the Earth. This is the only true church because through it the power of the priesthood which is God's power has been restored through the prophet Joseph Smith. Another reason would be the Book of Mormon which is another testament of Jesus Christ that helps to back up the Bible that Jesus Christ really did come down to Earth to atone for us all if we strive to live the laws and ordinances of this gospel we will be saved. The Book of Mormon is also the most correct book on this Earth I know because I have prayed to know that it was true and received an answer through the spirit reassuring me that it was true. I am a Mormon because through the gift of revelation I know that God still calls modern day prophets who help in turn to give us guidance to the modern day challenges that we face each and every day. I am a Mormon because I know that there are others out there who need this gospel and through missionary work they can be found. These are just some of the reasons why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

A way that I live my faith is through home teaching. Home teaching is just one of the many ways we as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints can reach out to our surrounding neighbors in our ward boundaries and see how they are doing, how their families are doing, as well as ways in which the ward can help out with any of their needs if they have any. Through home teaching we are also able to share quick messages with these families on church related topics or gospel principles that may help to strengthen their testimonies or see insights from others that may help them in their own lives.

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is another Testament of Jesus Christ just as stated on the front of the book. However, to really know if it is another Testament of Jesus Christ you must read it. As you read it and pay attention you will see that testimonies of Christ can be found in more than one place in the Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon helps to back the bible up in the testimony that Jesus Christ is the Savior and Redeemer of the world and as stated in the Introduction "A man can come closer to God by abiding by its precepts". I know and testify that The Book of Mormon is the true word of God and promise that anyone who reads it with real intent to know if it is true and follow the promise made in Moroni 10:3-5 which is to pray to our Heavenly Father and through the Holy Ghost one will know whether or not it is true. Show more Show less