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Hi I'm Ryan McGhie.

I grew up in Silicon Valley. I'm a gamer, a beagle owner, a hotel manager and a husband. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in the Mormon Church. I live in Hawaii with my wife Angela, who was born and raised in Taiwan.

Why I am a Mormon

It comes down to this simple fact. Every good thing in my life came from a choice I made when I was eight years old to be baptized. My family, my education, my friends, my employment, and my life have all been blessed tremendously over the years because of a simple choice I made as an eight year old child. It has shaped my life in a way that I can not even begin to describe. How could I afford not to be Mormon?

How I live my faith

I'm not perfect, I'm very far from it actually! But I try to live life with a desire to be better every day. Some days I succeed, others days I fail. I've come to find that the days of success are when I look for opportunities to serve and to learn. One of the greatest periods of my life where I saw almost constant success was when I moved to a new church in Hawaii. My wife and I had just graduated collage and we moved to a new area. Shortly after moving there I was asked to work with the teenage boys at the church. I was to help them with their weekly church activities and teach them about the gospel on Sundays. At first I was a little bit unsure about how to teach these young men. I spent hours each week preparing the lessons. The activities mid week were easy by comparison, they only required a little bit of planning, whereas the lessons needed much more work. I came to find that this was a period of personal growth for me. I spent so much time preparing these lessons that I started to internalize and learn from what I was teaching. I made changes in my personal life based on what I was teaching in church on Sundays. In the end the opportunity to serve the young men of that church was a blessing in disguise! If you have an opportunity to serve with the church, please do!