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Hi I'm Ty

"I'm from Logan Utah, Studying mechanical engineering at USU, spent a few years enjoying SoCal, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

Currently I am a missionary serving and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with the people of Southern California. Before I left home, I was studying Mechanical Engineering and plan to continue that upon my return. I love to learn new things especially about the world around me. When I was little I tore appart all my toys to see how they worked, now I am tearing appart motorcycles to try and make them work! I also spent three summers growing gentically engineered e.coli in a biolab. I hope eventually to take all of my crazy different science experiences and turn them into a conglomerate that I would like to call a "career," I'll figure it out eventually. The outdoors is one of my passions and there is no better way to view them than from the seat of a mountain bike, dirtbike or even at the slow pace walking pace of backpacking. I love to see God's creations and get away from the hustle of the city.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because Gospel of Jesus Christ (as found in the Bible as well as the Book of Mormon) has brought me more peace and happiness than anything else in the the world. It's pretty simple the Lord has given me a wonderful family and a way to be with them forever. With this eternal perspective everything I do in life has a different focus. The actions I make will either lead toward this eternal family or take me further from it. In the meantime my faith in this plan has grown by seeing how making good choices has blessed me and my family right now here on this earth. The more we strive to be like the savior the happier we are and the happier will be. I know this is true. There is a plan because of Jesus Christ and through him and only him is one able to find real peace. How do I know? because i have lived following his footsteps and have fallen away at times as well. The preffered way of life is clear, there is nothing better than doing what our Savior has asked.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as Missionary for the church in California. I am taking two years to devote all of my time and efforts to sharing this joyous message with others! I love it, it is so wonderful! We get to help do just about anything to help build people up both spiritually and physically. We talk with everyone and we share Christ's love with everyone!

How can I know Mormonism is true?

It's pretty simple, try it out and ask God if it is true. As you read the Book of Mormon and attend Church, all while praying and asking God to help you in your search for truth, you will begin to see a mircaculous change in your life. You will feel the influence of the Holy Ghost testifying that what you are doing is right. Show more Show less

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Mormon Women are Great! With my LDS sisters, mother, sister-in-law and many many others that have influenced my life I may be a little bit biased but the fact still remains. Our church believes in equality in the sense of partnership and authority. I think a better term though would be unity, frankly because no man is trully equal to women in their spiritual capacity and in many many other aspects. Men and women are just too diferent. Yes, in the sight of god we are equally loved and have an opportunity for equal opportunities and salvation but god made us different for a reason. Growing up in an almost serendipital nuclear home I saw just what a unified husband and wife couple could do to raise families. The things they taught me as an individual were distinctly different but together pointed me in a direction that has come to let me know that I am a loved child of god. God has made men and women to balance one another out and together on equal grounds a husband and wife have limitless potential. Show more Show less