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Hi I'm Sister Kerr

I am serving a LDS mission in Kentucky. I love to bake and draw dinosaurs. And I am a Mormon ❤

About Me

I was born and raised in Utah. My family is a little confusing, but in short, I have 2 brothers and 5 sisters (plus 5 nieces and 3 nephews)! I am now 19 years old and have graduated for high school (YAY!). Right now I on my mission in Kentucky, which is an amazing adventure! I am learning more than I ever thought was possible out here. I think everyone could benefit from a mission, and I know everyone can benefit from this message.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in this church, however, that is not the reason that I am a member. The reason I am proud to say that I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is because I know it to be true. I am very grateful that I have this gospel in my life. It is a guide for me and I know that everything will work out no matter how hard life gets because God loves me. And I know He loves you too! We are all His children and don't you forget it!

How I live my faith

As a missionary, it would be nearly impossible to live without having faith. You can't be afraid of talking to people about what I believe and know to be true. The schedule of LDS full-time missionary is pretty crazy. We try our best to fit in as much as possible without spreading ourselves too thin. We have morning studies for about 2 hours every morning to help you prepare for the lessons you have scheduled for that day. Then you and your companion are out the door to go and serve. We talk to everyone we see to let them know way we are here (because we were called by a Prophet of God to bring the world God's full truth). We can be a little weird and awkward at times, but that is mainly because we just love Jesus Christ and want others to know the joy that He brings into our lives! We teach lesson, do service, and pray (I have never said so many prayers in my life before!) We pray for our investigators, our families, our fears, our joys, our struggles and our triumphs. Being a missionary is so emotionally, spiritually, and physically draining. It is hard, but it is through our struggles that God lifts us up. Without failure there would never be success. God wants us to succeed, we just need to ask Him how (Yup, another prayer) and believe that no matter what He asks us to do He will prepare the way. Like one of my favorite Book of Mormon hero's once said... "I will go and do the things which the Lord hath commanded, for I know that the Lord giveth no commandments unto the children of men, save he shall prepare a way for them that they may accomplish the thing which he commandeth them." (1 Nephi 3:7)

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Sister Kerr
As a missionary, I invite and help others come unto Christ through faith, repentance, baptism and receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost Through faith (which is the HOPE of things that are not seen, WHICH ARE TRUE (Alma 32:21)) in Jesus Christ, we will want to follow Him because through following His commandments we can find happiness (Mosiah 2:41). One of God's commandments is to follow the example of Jesus Christ and be baptized by someone holding the proper authority. By being baptized, we make a promise with God that we will follow Him. One of the biggest blessings of Baptism is that we can be forgiven of our sins as we strive to live in a way that God would want us to live. Another blessing of being baptized is receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost (3 Nephi 27:20).Having the Holy Ghost with us is so amazing because as we feast upon the words of Christ, the Holy Ghost can tell us if what we are reading/learning is true (2 Nephi 32:3). Show more Show less