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Hi I'm Jaxon

I grew up in Utah. I'm serving a two year mission to Vancouver Canada. I'm a cinematographer. I'm a sports fan. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a full time missionary for the Church serving in Vancouver Canada. I am an active person who enjoys basketball, football, and pretty much any type of Athletic activity. I have a bit of a nerdy streak when it comes to video games and tech, and I really love to write and talk politics. I love deep thinking, and I can't wait to see what my mission brings to help me grow and become a better Latter Day Saint! I'm a son of two loving parents with three brothers and another sibling on the way, that I can't wait to meet when I get home!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a member because I've personally experienced the peace that comes with obeying Gods commandments and taking in his doctrine. His way is THE way, and he is able to help us get through any trial or personal struggle, no matter how difficult it may seem. He suffered for our sins, and he helps me daily to improve my weaknesses and to get by my imperfections. I am not perfect, and he knows that. That's why he sent our savior Jesus Christ to complete the atonement, so that I could find my way back to him.

How I live my faith

Currently, I'm serving as a full time missionary in the field, and I teach investigators and those who might be potentially interested in Gods message of Love and Happiness. I teach those of all ages, and I work to bring them closer to Christ so that they can feel the same spirit and peace that I've felt as I've strived to live the gospel.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Jaxon
The family is the central building block of Heavenly fathers plan of salvation, and last beyond this mortal life and throughout eternity. Families are his way of giving us help in this life, and creating links in the chains of humanity that will allow everyone the choice to accept the gospel and return to live with him. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Jaxon
Going to the Temple is such a wonderful and fulfilling experience, and I love every second I get to spend in them. They truly are houses of God, and it is amazing to feel how strongly the spirit manifests itself in these holy houses. Simply put, we perform baptisms in order to perform the necessary saving ordinances for those who did not have the oppurtunity in life to do so. Many people have gone through life without hearing the word of God and having the oppurtunity to accept his message. Our baptisimal work for those who have passed on is not done to compel those of other religions to join, as it is always the individuals choice wether to listen to missionaries and the spirit. In doing baptisms, we simply extend the oppurtunity for individuals to accept the gospel and move forward in it if they so choose. Show more Show less

How are modesty and chastity related? How can parents teach their children to be modest in dress, language and behavior?

Jaxon
This is something I know many youth often struggle with, and the world seems fixed on informing todays people that the modernization of our world necessitates the lowering of our standards. Heavenly Father created each of us individually, and our bodies as well as our spirits are gifts from him to us. As such, these gifts are sacred, and our father in Heaven has asked that we treat them that way. In a world that so consistently demeans people physically, spiritually, sexually, and mentally, it is important that we recognize how sacred we are as individuals, and that everything has a time and a season. In a sentence, we practice modesty as a sign of respect and love for our Father in Heaven who loves us unconditionally, and we remain chaste in obedience of Gods law that dictates the proper use of the amazing powers of pro creation. Those who practice modesty do not use their bodies as trophies, and respect themselves and God so much that they realize their own self worth without having to use their bodies to gain praise and attention. Show more Show less