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Hi I'm Sam

Gamer. Student. Mormon.

About Me

I'm a college student, but am still yet undecided what major I want to have. Though I am an avid hardcore gamer (if you ever see a "Sidescroller" on any online game, that's me), I have a passion for the outdoors and nature. I love just being in a place where I can quietly listen to birds, or rain, or wind or whatever. I also love entertaining people, and spent a good time of high school in the theater department.

Why I am a Mormon

Both my parents are Mormons, but somewhere along the line, somebody told my great grandfather about this church, told him about Joseph Smith and the things he claimed, and he decided to know more. He decided it was right for him, and I'm grateful he did. I am a Mormon because I know that God exists. I know there is a higher power, a great parent to us all, and I want to do what He wants me to do, whatever that is. I communicate to him regularly, and he often clearly guides my life; and though I've learned much that fascinates me about other religions (and at times I've even wanted to join some other religions), He has made it too clear to me that He wants me to be a Mormon, that I am on the right path to happiness and eternal life, and that He is happy when I follow the teachings this quirky church founded by Joseph Smith. I am a Mormon because God told me to be a Mormon, and it's hard to argue against God.

How I live my faith

I actively attend my church branch for singles in my hometown where I volunteer as a clerk for all the record keeping for the branch. Every week we have very fun activities where we get to know any newcomers and have some sort of uplifting activity. Sunday services are always incredible for me, and I love spending the time with other young adults who are very different from me, but share a same love for God, and who keep high ethical standards and try their best to be friends despite differences.

Is it true that Jesus appeared in North America after his crucifixion and resurrection according to the Book of Mormon?

Sam
Yep. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Sam
Absolutely. Show more Show less