Tytto_19 will be baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly known as the Mormon Church) on March 17, 2008. We are so happy for her. I’m so thankful for Mailis and all she does to fellowship the LDS.net members and the missionary work she is doing in Finland.
Tytto was curious about the Mormon Faith and was doing some internet research on the subject. Her research led her to an anti-Mormon forum. However, she felt mislead by the information she was receiving and sought out other Mormon sites, which led her to LDS.net. Through the friends she made on LDS.net site, she decided to contact the Missionaries. She gained a testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ and has decided to be baptized.Read More
A few months ago I was asked by Mailis and Hanne_Line if there could be a site created for LDS members from Finland and Norway, respectfully. I created a Finnish and Norwegian forum and chat room for them on LDS.net, and Mailis and Hanne_Line agreed to be the moderators. Mailis and Hanne are such wonderful women, and it has been so amazing to have them be a part of the site. I really appreciate all their dedication and effort they have done to build up the information for the Church in their native language. It’s been such a wonderful experience to see the feedback from having these forums available to members and investigators of those countries.
Because of the Finnish and Norwegian sections of the website, I regularly get messages from people in those countries wondering where a Church is located and how to find out more. Mailis has currently been talking to two investigators from Finland, TMS1 and Tytto_19. TMS1 really wants to be baptized, and Tytto_19 went to Church with Mailis last Sunday. It is so neat to see the missionary work that is happening everyday on LDS.net.Read More
On LDS.net, Andrew and HoosierGuy were both baptized as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint (sometimes called Mormons or Mormon Church) in March. Both have told said that their baptism was a direct result from having come to LDS.net to have some of their question answered as well as having received support from the members. I’m so happy for both of them. Here is a little about each one.
Andrew (32 from Calgary, Canada) – Joined the site on Feb 12, 2008. He talked a lot in the chat room with members, but also posted in the forums. This is one of his first posts: When I pray I don’t feel any sort of emotional response or excited, just peaceful and calm. No sort of discernment if anything is true or not, it’s good to see Hoosier so excited though, good for you. I’m not sure I could make it to the point where I could stop sinning to get baptized. Been reading your experiences Hoosier and it’s really uplifting. I’ve changed a lot over the last couple years going to church, not a Mormon church but I think I couldn’t do everything that is required of me.
HoosierGuy (36 from Indiana) Joined the site on Dec 15, 2007. He came to the site because was curious about Mormonism and had a lot of questions. This is his first post. After a few days of having his questions answered by the members of the site, he asked which book he should start reading, and was given all the information by members of the site that he should read The Book of Mormon, where to call to request a free one, and also let him know where to find it online. He started reading The Book of Mormon online, and frequently asked questions in the forums. He was a good way through The Book of Mormon, as well as the Gospel Principle Units before he called to request a copy of The Book of Mormon on Jan 9th. While anxiously waiting for his copy to arrive, he called the local missionaries on Jan. 22nd and then was baptized on March 8th. He received the Aaronic Priesthood on March 16th.
There were two members of LDS.net who were baptized members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes known as the Mormons or Mormon Church) on February 16, 2008. I wanted share a little information about each one. It’s always such a neat experience to witness such life changing events in another person’s life.
Pushka - Was baptized on Feb. 16th. She is 44 years old from England. She attended the LDS Church in her teens for about 5 years, but was never baptized. She has been a member of ldstalk.com since March 2003, after deciding that her life was not heading in the direction she wanted it to be. Her purpose was to make friends with people who had the high standards she would like in her life. Just after LDS.Net launched, she started talking with the missionaries with a desire to become a member. Here is Pushka’s gallery.
ex19k – Was baptized on Feb. 16th. He is 36 years old from Cincinnati. He use to rodeo and was raised southern baptist. He joined LDS Forums on Dec 9, 2007. He had been meeting with the missionaries, but was using the Internet to find out answers to his questions about the Church. He used the forums to talk about his concerns and ask questions of the members on the site about certain aspects of the Church. Here is ex19k’s gallery.