Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares some thoughts about this subject.
Why is it important that I follow Jesus Christ faithfully, no matter where I am?10490_000_042
He is our Creator. He is the Light of the World. He is our Savior from sin and death.
This is the most important knowledge on earth, and you can know this for yourself.
We are followers of Jesus Christ. There is no middle ground.