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Hi I'm Jesse H.

I'm a Mormon. I was born and raised in Tennessee. I love the Savior, my family, and helping others reach their potential. Period.

About Me

I have a wonderful family and I am the youngest of 8 children. I have been married to my beautiful wife for two years and look forward to an eternity together. She makes me whole. We're expecting our little one to come soon and we're excited for the new addition. I'm currently a college student trying to find my place in the world. I recently received my degree from BYU-Idaho in Communication with emphases in PR/Visual Media. I hope to be a part of producing and supporting wholesome, positive entertainment and media. I love music. Anything and everything about it. Music influences me in ways I cannot be touched otherwise. I also enjoy dancing and just having fun in any way I can. I have also developed a passion for graphic design. I just love to create. I love to find the joy in everything around me and help other see it too!

Why I am a Mormon

Sure, I've been raised as a Mormon, but it goes so far beyond just what my parents have taught me. Though I am grateful for the faith and guidance of my parents, I have been through many things that have shown me personally that Jesus Christ is real. I have seen and experienced so much in my life, that I would be denying all senses if I were to deny the reality of God. I have further come to know that He is more personal than we think. He loves us so much. He wants us to know the plan He has created for us. And He has revealed it through His prophets, both old and new. I love the scriptures and have been led to truth through consistent and intense study of them. More than all I have seen and experienced, the greatest is the beautiful witness of the Holy Ghost that has been sent to me (and continues to come) at certain times in my life. The feelings of understanding, comfort, love and joy come direct, personal, unexplainable and unmatchable. I know God lives and I draw closer to Him daily through the restored gospel.

How I live my faith

One of my all-time favorite things in the world is a program called "Especially for Youth" or "EFY." As a youth, I would attend this week long camp each summer at a local university and it changed my life. I received a foundation on Jesus Christ that has shaped my life ever since. I have returned as a counselor for EFY for a couple of summers and still work with local youth. It fills me full of hope to see that there are youth out there who have such a beautiful relationship with Jesus Christ. I love being able to relate with them and help them see that there is lasting happiness in learning and following the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have seen the hand of God so much in my life and I feel it is important to help others to seek and see His hand in their lives as well.

What do Mormons believe happens to us after we die? What do Mormons believe about life after death?

Jesse H.
The doctrine of life after death is one I have come to appreciate most after learning and teaching it. Most see the after life as just Heaven and Hell. There is thought to be some fine line (though unclear) that divides the two. This is not so in the Heavenly Father's plan. Some even assume that there will be one religion that makes it to this "heaven." The glorious plan of salvation provided by Heavenly Father gives us answers and hope regarding this question. The fact is, there will be no church as we know it in the after life. There will just be the kingdom of God. The good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ is that all men and women will have the opportunity to come to Christ, learn of God's plan, and be a part of His kingdom. This opportunity may come in this life or may carry on into the next. We know that there will be a waiting time of sorts after we die. Everyone will have the opportunity to accept Jesus Christ. Ultimately, living with God will be our choice. When that day of judgment comes, all those who have chosen to accept the Savior are able to live with God in what we call the Celestial Kingdom. There will also be a lesser kingdom prepared for those who have been valiant but have chosen not to accept the Savior fully, and yet another kingdom for those who have not been valiant nor have chosen to let the Savor cleanse them. Thus the plan of salvation gives each person equal opportunity to live with God for eternity. How fair, loving, and merciful is our God!! Show more Show less