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Hi I'm Caleb

I'm a college student. I'm a son, I'm a brother, I'm a friend. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student, trying to prepare for life. I plan on becoming a meteorologist and just love watching the weather. I love music. I love to sing and enjoy playing the piano. I love to laugh and just be with my friends. I love being a Mormon because I can be myself around my friends and not have to worry about them pressuring me into things because they respect my standards.

Why I am a Mormon

Some people might think that I'm a Mormon because my parents are Mormons. But I'm not. I'm a Mormon because I came to a point where I had to know for myself. I never really doubted: I'm a very trusting person and I never really doubted my parents. But I still had to know for myself. I didn't doubt that my parents knew, but I had to know for myself. So one day, after reading from the Book of Mormon, I knelt down and asked Heavenly Father to help me feel what one of the men in the Book of Mormon felt. I can't really describe the feelings that I had that day, but I do know that they came from God and ever since then, I have known that this is where I needed to be.

How I live my faith

Living my faith for me is more about the everyday things. I love to participate in church and have served as everything from a secretary to a youth leader to a missionary. But more than that, I live my faith by trying to become a little more like Christ every day and helping others to do so as well. Being a Mormon to me means that I have the wonderful opportunity to improve myself everyday a little bit more so that one day I can become more like Christ.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Caleb
We believe that the family is the most important part of God's plan. We believe that heaven is not intended for individuals, rather for families. We believe that we can be together forever with our loved ones, but only if we do what God has commanded; namely: have faith in Jesus Christ and His Atonement, repent, are baptized by someone who has received authority from God, receive the gift of the Holy Ghost, and keep the commandments for the rest of our lives, including making sacred covenants or promises with God so that our families can be together forever. Show more Show less

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Caleb
Its simple really. Christ explained that he who is paid to watch over the sheep would not love them. Christ never charged for the work that he did nor did his Apostles. If they didn't, then why should we? Show more Show less