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Hi I'm Adam

I grew up in an LDS home which later became a broken home. I love sport and I love being a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 26 and about to become a dad in December. I regularly play football (soccer) with friends, not just from church but also with people not of my faith. I studied at university for my degree in Sports Coaching which I use regularly within the sporting world. I currently work in education, although this might be changing shortly. I have one younger sister who is studying to become a teacher herself, just like our mum. At 17 unfortunately my mum and dad separated and divorced a couple of years later. This was a very difficult time for our family, but we all became a lot closer through it. Even though at this time a lot of questions were asked to heavenly father, these have all been answered slowly and I now am grateful for being closer to my mum and dad as a direct result of the separation. I'm very interested in mental health and depression and something I take an active approach with.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon for many different reasons, but the main reason for me is my family. I know that I will be with my unbelievable wife and future children forever and I don't think I would be able to manage in life not knowing this. The feelings I have felt and the guidance from heaven I have received mean that I can't deny the truthfulness of this church. I love my Heavenly Father and I am grateful that through all the trials I've had in my life I've became stronger through Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

Some people see my life in church as quite busy, but I wouldn't change that, the blessings my family have received for helping others have been innumerable. I have lots of meetings that come because of the things I am asked to do at church, but as a result of this I have made many friends and at times they have helped me when I need it.

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

The church instructs its members to stay away from tobacco, alcohol, tea and coffee and illegal drugs, not just for living a healthy lifestyle. These substances are habit forming and are highly addictive. Having to have something in your life to help you get through it, whether it be good or bad, is a bad thing. It changes who you are and what you can become, especially the things mentioned in the word of wisdom. Also the blessings promised if we obey the word of wisdom are things I want to have in my life for my wife and future children. Show more Show less