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Hi I'm Caleb Loveless

I'm a Mormon. I am a musician, writer, charity worker, friend, brother, and son.

About Me

I work at The Christmas Box International a charity that helps children who are abused and neglected. I love to help others and I have a special affinity towards children and teens. I am a 27 year old single man trying to make a difference in the world. I am a musician and I try to promote good messages and good causes with my music. I have a wonderful family and a great group of friends, I look at life as an opportunity to grow, learn, serve, struggle, fail, and succeed; all of which are equally important in my mind.

Why I am a Mormon

I spent a lot of my youth running from responsibility and organization. In my teenage years I wasn't incredibly active in church. It was when I was 18 that I really figured things out. I studied many other religions in the world. I read a lot of different scriptures. Finally one day I read some scriptures that helped me understand more abut God's love and what would happen to me after I died. I was filled with a special peace and in that moment had a very sure witness that that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the restored church of Jesus Christ on the earth today. I decided to serve a mission, I saw many other people on my mission have a similar experience to mine. As a missionary our message was simple, just read the Book of Mormon and pray about it, many did and many felt that same peace I did. There was no need for compulsion, or convincing. The simple message read and pray seemed to hold more power that anything else I could say. I realized in those experiences just how special this church is and how wonderful it was to be a part of something so true. These experiences built a strong testimony in my heart of this church.

How I live my faith

I think it's very important to remember that the greatest commandments are all about one simple concept...love. In a world with so many ideas and outlooks, it's easy to get caught up in the everlasting conflict amongst cultures, races, religions and peoples. These conflicts rarely seem to serve us well. I try to focus on simply loving people, regardless of race, class, color, or religion and serving mankind the best I can. I actively participate in church, service, callings, and other church functions to better the community and better my relationship with God. I am incredibly imperfect but I try harder every day to live my faith through my actions.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Caleb Loveless
The Book of Mormon is a very misunderstood book. It's actually an ancient record that originated from the writing of prophets who left Jerusalem before the Babylonian invasion it in 597 BC. These prophets and peoples were led by God to the Americas and where some of the early inhabitance of the new world. The record continues until just after 400 AD when the last of these prophets were killed by great wars amongst the people. The record was buried in the earth and discovered in the 1820's. We believe that during the dark ages the full truth that Christ taught was changed, lost, altered, and destroyed. We also believe that the scriptures are riddled with promises of a restoration that would come to the earth before Christ made his second coming. Joseph Smith, who was called to usher in this restoration translated this ancient record in English. We believe that the Book of Mormon is an integral part of the restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ to the earth. The teachings found in the book are consistent with the Bible and can help verify things that have been debated over for centuries. Most importantly the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. After the Saviors crucification and resurrection in the Holy Land He spoke of "other sheep" that he would visit. The Book of Mormon is a record of at least some of these "other sheep". The people who wrote the Book of Mormon actually tell that Jesus Christ came down after his resurrection and taught them and blessed them! They write that He showed them the nail prints in his hands and feet! The Book of Mormon literally proves that the Bible and Christianity are real. The Bible tells of him in the Holy Land and the Book of Mormon tells of him in the America's. Together those two testaments verify what every Christian heart has longed to know...that Jesus Christ Lives, that he is the Son of God and the Savior of the World. The records in the Book of Mormon are by no means a replacement for the Bible, but a support to prove, with the Bible, the reality of Jesus Christ. It is, for this reason, one of the most important books you could ever possibly read. Show more Show less