Hi I'm Ryan
I'm from Texas, I'm a National Foster Care Advocate, a Missionary, and I'm a Mormon.
My Name is Ryan Dollinger, I'm 24 and a student in college, I also co-founded a National Non-Profit Organization and I truly enjoy helping others and making a difference in their lives.
Why I am a Mormon
I was the first in my family to join the church when I was 12 years old. I had been a member of many other churches, but something seem to be missing. I had asked the lord to reveal to me what to do. When I saw the missionaries, I tried to ignore them, until something prompted me to talk to them. At that very moment I ran to the other side of the street where the missionaries were and asked them what it was about their church that made them so special. I later learned it was the truthfulness of this gospel, and the spirit it is lead and taught by. I learned of the prophet, who I found to be a true a prophet of God through prayer and study. I was taught about the Book of Mormon, but had many questions, and was instructed to read it and pray about it. When I did this, I asked the lord about this book and where it stemmed from and received a confirmation, through the holy ghost of its teachings. I know that god lives, and Jesus is the Christ. I know he leads this church through his prophet on the earth today. I know the Holy Bible is a Testament of Jesus Christ as is the Book of Mormon, both are scriptures for our lives today. I know that families can be together forever. If we live worthy, we can return to our Father in Heaven. I know with surety that this is the church of Jesus Christ on the earth today. I am so grateful that my Heavenly Father loves us enough to ensure we have guidance we need for today through scriptures, prophets and apostles, and the holy ghost.
How I live my faith
The most important part of my faith is what I have learned about my Savior, Jesus Christ ,his actions and attributes. A lot of things have help me put my faith into action, so that my faith becomes a heart thing and not just a "lip service". I live my faith through studying the Bible and The Book of Mormon, through attending the Temple as often as I can, and by Service to the church, and other people.