By Romrik Joshua Flores, Moroni Channel News
Bonifacio Global City Taguig, Philippines
Our prophet, seer and revelator President Thomas S. Monson will be celebrating his 89th birthday on August 21. 

​​He began to be the president of the Church began in February 2008 following the death of President Gordon B. Hinckley; and he had served in the Quorum of the Twelve since 1963 and in the First Presidency of the Church since 2008. President Thomas S. Monson has served as the 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since February 3, 2008.

He served as an apostle at the young age of 36, and also served as a bishop a mission president and a counsellor in a stake presidency.

President Monson was born in Salt Lake City Utah on August 21, 1927, President Monson is a son of G. Spencer and Gladys Condie Monson. He attended Salt Lake City public schools and graduated cum laude from the University of Utah in 1948, receiving a degree in business management. 

President Monson also served as a navy for the United States in World War II. And also served as a member of the National Executive Board of Boy Scouts of America.

He became associated with the Deseret News in 1948, where he served as an executive in the advertising division of that newspaper and the Newspaper Agency Corporation. Later he was named sales manager of the Deseret News Press, one of the West’s largest commercial printing firms, rising to the position of general manager, which position he held at the time of his appointment to the Quorum of the Twelve in 1963. He served for many years as chairman of the board of Deseret News Publishing Co. President Monson is a past president of Printing Industry of Utah and a former member of the board of directors of Printing Industries of America.​

President Monson is indeed a one awesome guy, We love and sustain you President Monson! You are indeed a prophet of our Father in Heaven. Let us know in the comments below your birthday wishes for President Monson using your native language.

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