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Hi I'm Wade

I am a college student. I am a father. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a graduate student at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. I am working towards a PhD in Analytical Chemistry. I am married to a beautiful woman and have an adorable son. I love to do family history work. This includes tracing my family tree to find and learn about my ancestors. It gives me a sense of belonging in my family to know more about my grandparents, great-grandparents, and so forth. I also love to bake. My most recent baking obsessions have been breads and anything that can be put in a crock pot. I have learned to make sourdough bread after creating my own sourdough start. I also make normal breads all from scratch. Its a fun hobby. Its kind of like the chemistry I do at school, but when I cook, I can lick the spoon without dying.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to a family that was Mormon, so I have been a Mormon all my life. However, I have my own personal reasons for doing what I do. Through reading the Bible, Book of Mormon, and other uplifting writings I have come to feel very strongly about my relationship to God. He is my Father and all people around me are my brothers and sisters. This gives me a sense that I need to help and serve them in all the ways I can. Being a Mormon gives me many chances to do so whether it be by donating time, money, or by sharing a talent that I have. Through reading and praying I have also come to feel the significance of what Jesus Christ came to earth for. He was not just a teacher, he was the Son of God and our Savior. Being a Mormon helps me follow him and learn more about his life and teachings so I can try to be like him in my characteristics.

How I live my faith

I attend my church services each week to be with fellow members of the church and to worship God. I pray morning and night on my own, and with my family. I read from the scriptures, whether it be the Bible or the Book of Mormon, each day of the week. My wife and I are currently serving as ward missionaries. This means that we help extend a welcome to new members of our community regardless of their religion.

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is a record of the writings of prophets that lived in the ancient Americas. It teaches us about the purposes of God and Jesus Christ. It teaches that Jesus Christ is in fact the Savior of the world. Coupled with the Bible, it provides a solid witness of the reality of the existence of God and Jesus Christ. Show more Show less