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Hi I'm C. Chapman

I'm a Member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints!

About Me

I am a wife, mother of 4, step-mother of 1, grandma, teacher and friend.

Why I am a Mormon

I know with every fiber of my being that this church is true. I know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ did appear to Joseph Smith, Jr. in the Spring of 1820 in a grove of trees, in Palmyra, New York. I have visited that grove and the spirit is so strong there. I know that Heavenly Father hears and answers our prayers and knows me by name. I am a daughter of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ is indeed my brother. I know that President Thomas S. Monson is a prophet today and receives direction from Heavenly Father for all of His children. I know the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ and goes hand in hand with the Bible. I am grateful for my membership!

How I live my faith

I try to live my life in a way that those around me know that I am a good person and I love my Heavenly Father, I love Jesus Christ and I love my family. I take part in my community by serving on the board for the Eufaula Pee Wee Association. I am a teacher and provident living specialist in our women's organization and I am the Family History Director for the Eufaula Ward, Dothan Alabama Stake. I love so much to work with people in helping them link to their ancestors. Genealogy is the coolest!

Who was Joseph Smith?

C. Chapman
Joseph Smith was a young man that wanted so much to follow the teachings of the Bible and wanted to join the right church. He had read in the Bible that there was one faith, one Lord and one baptism and yet the different churches had so many differences and even different ways of baptism. They would even fight and put one another down. He could not see how all of this was correct so one night as he read the Bible, he came across James 1:5 which stated "if any man lacked wisdom, let him ask of God." He decided he would do just that so one spring morning he went into a grove of trees and knelt down and offered his heart to God. He never expected the vision he received and he never expected to be told not to join any of the churches. He was ridiculed by preachers for telling what he had seen. He was tarred and feathered for his beliefs and was eventually killed. There is no way he would have suffered the things he did or let his family suffer for his beliefs if he had not seen Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. He knew the vision he had was true and he knew God knew it. There was no way he could ever deny it. He knew by standing firm in his faith he would leave his children without a father and his wife without a husband. I want to meet him oneday and thank him for his strength and courage. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about “eternal life?”

C. Chapman
Our life does not end here. We can live again with our Heavenly Father and with our earthly families. This life is a test for us to prove ourselves and strive to get back to our Heavenly Father and the only things we can take back with us are our knowledge and our families. I am so grateful to know that I have my husband forever and not "until death do us part." Show more Show less