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Hi I'm David Kersey

I have grown up in California and have been a member all my life.

About Me

My name is David. As of writing this, I am 19 years old, and some of my hobbies are reading things, building things with legos, and playing video games. The types of books I am interested in are mostly fictional, but they can range from fantasy to sci-fi to realistic fiction. I am also really into Star Wars. I am the oldest of 4 siblings. I have 2 younger brothers and a sister, who is the youngest.

Why I am a Mormon

I wouldn't necessarily say I chose to this church, that decision was made by my parents when I was born. But I can say with absolute certainty that I chose to stay in the church. Had I so chosen, I could of ignored everything the church was teaching me and not participated at all. But I chose to be part of the church rather than just simply going to it. I chose this for a multitude of reasons. The first reason is that the people of this church are just great. They are so friendly and outgoing and legitimately care about you and your well-being. They will go out of their way to make sure you feel at home. The second reason is that the lessons that they teach you in regards to how you should live make a lot of sense. If you follow those rules, you will live a happy and healthy life. But the final, and perhaps most important, reason, is that I know it is the true church. I know with absolute certainty that everything this church teaches is divine in nature and that it is lead by a caring Heavenly Father who wants to see us succeed. So, even though I didn't choose to go to this church, I chose to stay and become a part of it.

How I live my faith

I have been in this church since I was born, and I like to think that I am a pretty active member. At one point I have been the president/leader of all the groups of young men there is, including the 12-13 year-olds, the 14-15 year-olds, and the 16-18 year-olds. In those positions, I have been to multiple meetings, have organized numerous events for the youth of our Ward, and have tried to help others my age to join this church. Once a month, me and my father go to the home of one of our members to give them a quick lesson and visit with them. I am currently a ward missionary, which means I coordinate with other missionaries to help bring others of all ages to the church. And at the time of writing this, I am currently a little over a month away from leaving on a two year mission to Chesapeake Virginia to help teach others about our church. In regards to how I personally live, I follow all the church guidelines as to how I should live fairly well. I don't drink alcohol or coffee, I don't swear, I don't take non-prescription drugs, and I generally live in a way that benefits me most both in the short-term and the long-term. So, generally speaking, I am a very active member of the church.

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

David Kersey
We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of our Heavenly Father. We believe that it is because of the sacrifice that he made when he died that all of our sins can be forgiven. Show more Show less