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Hi I'm Becky

I am an insurance agent and Mary Kay Consultant. I am going to school for a degree in Special Education. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I served a mission in the Cauayan, Philippines Mission. I have worked in the day care setting, as well as with a child with developmental delays. More recently, I have worked as a customer service representative for a pest control company. I'm the oldest of 2 daughters and have an adorable niece.

Why I am a Mormon

 My mom's family joined the church before she was born. Dad was baptized when I was 4 years old. When I was 5 years old, we went to the Temple. I know that through the ordinances in the Temple, my family can be together forever. I'm grateful for this and I love sharing it with others. Because of this experince, I've always known that this is the the Church of Jesus Christ, but I really began to understand what that meant here on my mission.

How I live my faith

I currently serve in the Nursery in my ward, so every week, I am able to share with the littlest ones in the church. I also strive to follow the teachings of the Gospel as best as I can, so that I can be as close to Heavenly Father as possible, and feel of His love whenever I need or want it.

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Becky
The Bible is the word of God given to prophets that have long since passed. As Joseph Smith said, "we believe it to be true, as far as it is translated correctly." We believe that there are a few things that have changed with translation, and so are not what the prophets originally wrote, but it is still the word of God and is still meaningful to those of us who love God. Show more Show less

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Becky
Yes, we can be a family for forever. Would a loving God give us these families just to ahve us seperate, would we be happy that way? No. Heavenly Father wants us to be happy, and He said that if we are obedient and do what He requires, we can be together. I'm so happy to know that, because of the Temple, my family is a forever Family. Show more Show less

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Becky
It's like driving- what happens if we try to drive without a license? We get pulled over, and when the police officer figures out we don't have a license, there's a penalty. We have to get a license before the law will allow us to drive, otherwise, there'd be millions of people driving around not really knowing how to be safe drivers. It's the same thing with the ordinances of God- He wants us to have a license to be sure we know how to do it properly. Show more Show less

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Becky
As a missionary, when I go to someone's house for the first time, I usually try to get to know them a little, figure out what their needs and wants are in their life, for their families. And then I share with them something about our beliefs that I feel would probably help them. At other visits to come, I usually share other truths, that may not be needed at that exact time in their lives, but they need to know to help them understand our beliefs. Show more Show less

How are the activities of the Mormon missionaries funded?

Becky
Funding for missionaries varies slightly depending on their circumstances. In my case, my parents are paying for me to be here on a mission. Some missionaries are able to save enough to pay for themselves. Some have other family and friends helping them to be able to share the Gospel. Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Becky
Pray. Ask God what's right. if you can ask a person standing right in front of you if they believe The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the true church, someone who has the capability to lie to you, then how much easier is it to go to the one being that will never lie because He loves us and wants us to know how we can be with Him again. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Becky
God has asked, through living prophets, that all worthy young men serve missions when they are about 19 years old. But it is not a requirement to recieve the blessings of God. A mission is very stressful at times, but it is so very rewarding to share with others and to see their lives be improved as they try the experiment that we missionaries place before their eyes. Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Becky
A testimony is what you know in your heart to be true. When we say, "I know...." that's our testimony. I know that Joseph is a prophet and that God will always give us guidance because He loves us. Show more Show less

Who are the Mormons?

Becky
Mormon's are every day people who strive very hard to be good citizens and live their religion. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Becky
Baptism is part of the process of becoming clean from our sins. Like with dishes, they get dirty when they're used and need to be cleaned- so is baptism used to help cleanse our sins. Even Jesus Christ, who had no sins, was baptized because it is a commandment of God and He wanted to follow all of God's commandments- how else could He have been perfect? And it must be done by God's authority, otherwise there's no effect, as in a license to practice medicine, do you want a doctor that has a license that's not from a real/reputable school, or a doctor who has all their credentials from good schools that actually do exist? Show more Show less