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Hi I'm B. Nye

I'm your average ordinary guy from California and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married to a wonderful woman and I love my kids. I like being at home with my family and having everyone around and watching them interact with each other. I like watching sports and my favorite is basketball with baseball a close second.

Why I am a Mormon

I have a sure knowledge that my Heavenly Father loves me. He loves me so much he wants me to come home to Him when my time here on earth is over. I can't come home the way I am because of mistakes I've made called sins, but He sent my older brother Jesus Christ to earth to make up for the mistakes I can't make up for so I can be clean and worthy to come home. When I repent that's what makes me clean. Sometimes we need help to repent and a reminder why we need to and the church provides what everyone needs to show us how to return home to our Heavenly Father. While Jesus Christ was on earth he formed his church. This church is His modern day church and He has given us the road map and directions on where we are going and what we need to do to get there. I feel my Saviors love when I go to church.

How I live my faith

I serve with other men in our area on a counsel that helps coordinate activities on a regional, or what we call a stake, level. We help with the coordination of local congregations, or wards, when stake activities occur. Some of these activities are youth activities like Boy Scout summer camp and Girls Camp. Other activities are softball for men or a stage production performed by women in the stake. There are activities for children as well. We also work with the bishop of each ward on any training that may be needed for local leaders in each ward. The church has a lay clergy, which means no one is payed for there efforts. I love this because it means those that serve truly love to serve and they are doing it for the benefit of others.

Why was a Restoration of the Gospel needed? Haven't we always had the Bible?

B. Nye
A restoration was needed because certain things were lost and/or taken away from the church for a period of time during the history of the world. One thing that is needed to have Christ's church on the earth is his authority to act in His name and organize it according to His will. We call that authority the Priesthood, the authority to act in His name. For a period of time the Priesthood was not on the earth; that was after all the apostles that were called to lead the church were killed or died. We are taught in the Bible that we need to do certain things in His church and without the authority or permission we can't do those things. One of those things is baptism. We had to have the Priesthood again to be able to baptize and that was restored to Joseph Smith through Peter, James and John, three of the original apostles. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

B. Nye
Another Testament of Jesus Christ. That means the Holy Bible was the first testament to be written about Jesus Christ, along with writings of the prophets that came before Him. The Book of Mormon is similar to that, it was written by men on the American continent by prophets before and after Christ came to earth. Show more Show less