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Hi I'm Patrick

I come from Uganda in the Eastern part of Africa. I've been a mormon since 2006. And...counting :)

About Me

I love sports and reading, i love making friends and i love people

Why I am a Mormon

I love the Lord and our Heavenly Father and i feel special to know that He loves me even more! I love so much the Missionaries especially the ones that Baptized me because it made me understand my purpose, where i came from before and where am going after this life here on earth. My life changed tremendously ever since the day i got baptized. I still and will continue to live the gospel of Jesus Christ. I love the book of Mormon and although its not very easy, am striving to see that i read from it everyday. Reading only a few times has helped me understand a lot of doctrine that is essential in my life and that of my neighbors. I know that some day i will return to live with my Heavenly Father, subjective to my endurance till the end (pressing forward with a steadfastness in Christ and in His Restored Gospel). Being a Mormon means the Heavens to me! The only way that i have an assurance that i will be judged according to my works here on earth and i know that Adams transgressing made it possible for me to be apart of the Plan of Salvation. And that it was all God's plan for me to come to this probationary state to prepare to meet Him again, in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I work with the Missionaries at home almost everyday, I am always with them so to say. I serve as Assistant clerk in my home ward and i have learned that this not only helps me to grow but also it helps my fellow members to know that they've got someone that's got their back :). I also do a lot of Arrangements for a couple of activities at the ward and it has helped me to learn that i can help the Church grow in this kind of way. And i always never get enough of all this :)

What is the priesthood?

Patrick
The priesthood is the authority to act in God’s name. Show more Show less

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Patrick
The Missionaries will teach you about How the Church of Jesus Christ, which once existed in the ancient times, fell away and how it was brought back! They will teach you about our purpose here on earth, 'where we came from, why we are here and where we are going.' They will share with you what great message the Lord has for you and your family. What we need to do to go back and leave with God again. Show more Show less

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Patrick
The Atonement is a symbol of Our Heavenly Father's Love for us, mankind. It is the Sacrifice for the sins of the world by The Lord Jesus Christ Himself and none else! The Atonement had to be done in order for us the Spirit children of God to have a second chance, to be able to prepare in Faith, "Till we meet again" with our Father in Heaven and His Son Jesus Christ. Truly, it is impossible to put into words the full meaning of the Atonement, which is the most important and most transcendent event in the history of the world. Through His suffering in the Garden of Gethsemane and on the cross, the Savior atoned for our sins. This is the good news for all people! Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Patrick
There is a strong tradition of missionary service in the Church. The Savior taught, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations” (Matthew 28:19). Church members consider it a privilege to show their love for other people and the Lord by sharing the gospel. Missionaries generally begin serving when they are from 18 to 19 years old. Many retired seniors, men, women, and married couples also serve missions. Missionaries serve from 18 months to 2 years. Missions are voluntary, and missionaries are not paid for their service. Missionaries come from around the world, and they serve wherever the Church calls them. While serving full-time, missionaries are official representatives of the Church. Show more Show less