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My Conversion Story

Yesterday I was checking the comments on my blogs and found one from a former Mormon who felt the need to spew his nonsensical garbage about me and someone else who'd made a comment and then topped it with a catty little slur against The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I addressed that, pretty forcefully actually, but today, I wanted to mention the Church in a little more positive note. So I thought I'd include a little of what I wrote for LDSBlogs yesterday about my conversion story:

"I can scarcely remember a day when I didn't know The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was true. For as long as I can remember I was a Mormon and proud of it. I descended from Moses Harris, who joined the Church in 1832 when Joseph Smith, Jr. was the prophet. My ancestors were driven from state to state, losing children, homes, lands and security to the mobs who carried their ungodly raids upon the innocent saints. They helped Brigham Young settle the American West and play a critical role in the settlement of San Bernardino, California as well.

Born into that rich, rich heritage it goes without saying that everything about the Mormon Church colored every aspect of my life. And yet there was always a familiarity in the scriptures, a familiarity in the doctrine and a ...[Read More]

My conversion and testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ is strong and unassailable. I will never deny Him. I will never turn my back on His gospel. I will never kowtow to the defamers and attackers of my religion.

Other posts written at yesterday:

The Culture of Christ
Spencer W. Kimball: Prophet, Seer and Revelator
Brigham Young: Prophet, Seer and Revelator
Joseph Smith, Jr.: Prophet of the Restoration
Temples of God
My Conversion Story My Conversion Story Reviewed by Candace Salima on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 Rating: 5