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Hi I'm Alex Emms

I'm from Arkansas. I love this church and serving God. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love reading, dancing, and bowling. If i had to do anything in my spare time it would be one of those three things. I am currently attending college. I am undecided on my major but i think i may go into Hospitality Management. I have a younger and older brother and two great parents. I love the outdoors and being able to go out with people and get to know them and spend time together.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that God and Christ love us unconditionally and being a member of this church strengthens my understanding of that love by sending different people to be in my life. I have been a part of this church since the day I was born but there was a few years of my youth that I felt as if I no longer wanted to be a Mormon. It took many girls camping trips and youth functions for me to realize that being in this church was the biggest blessing I had. I started to get into things that were not the best for me but when someone reached out and helped me move past the negative things in my life I knew that this church was true. I had been praying for guidance and help that someone would come to me and just when I was about to give up hope it happened. God will always protect us but that doesn't mean we wont have trials. The trials are there to bring us closer to God and that is what mine did for me. Being a Mormon is the best part of my like. I know that the Book of Mormon is true scripture from God because I have read it and felt the Spirit come from it. I know Joseph Smith restored Christ's church to this Earth and that is why I am here right now. I know Thomas S. Monson is a true prophet of God and guides and directs the church directly inline with God and Christ. I love being a Mormon and I would never change that about myself because it is who I am and I am so thankful to be part of this church.

How I live my faith

I am serving an 18 month mission right now for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am blessed with the opportunity to be here on this mission. I am able to share the gospel everyday of my life and it brings great joy and blessings into my life.

What is the priesthood?

Alex Emms
The priesthood is the authority given to men to act in God's name. This is the same authority given to the apostles of old. All males in the mormon church who are living the gospel standards are to receive this authority so they may give blessings to those in need, perform ordinances in the church, such as baptism, and to lead and head the church congregations. Show more Show less