What Is a Church Community?
Loading.....

The video player could not be built.

Do you want to chat with a missionary?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have. Start a chat or call us at 1-888-537-6600.

Hi I'm Ryan

I'm a husband to an amazing wife, the father of 5 great children. I'm truly living the dream and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to a wonderful wife and have five incredible children. We live in Wisconsin and are a very happy family. I have been a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints my entire life. I am a project manager in marketing in the financial services industry. I enjoy spending time with my family, teaching, fitness in general, and playing/ following sports.

Why I am a Mormon

I have come to realize that life is awesome and that I have been blessed by the Lord so much. Everything good in my life points to a loving Heavenly Father that desires happiness for all of his children. The teachings of the Savior as testified by prophets (both ancient and modern) are readily available and the gospel has strengthened my faith in Jesus Christ and guided me in every aspect of my life and helped make me a better husband, father, son, and person in general. I am Mormon because because of many experiences throughout my life that I have felt the Holy Ghost confirming the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and the message of living prophets testifying of my Savior. While I have a lot to learn and face challenges like anyone else. Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has been a tremendous blessing in my life and in the life of my family/friends. The principles and doctrines of the Jesus Christ gospel are taught within the church and help me to become a better person. This church has provided me incredible opportunities to serve, study and be fed by the word of God. These opportunities have strengthened me and given much happiness and peace in life and optimism for the future. I love knowing the doctrine of making covenants or promises with Heavenly Father to witness my willingness to follow Christ. I know that my Father keeps his promises and that ultimately I can be with my family forever. It is my constant goal to strive to do my part and keep my promises. I have felt strengthened in my efforts and have grown from my shortcomings and felt the redeeming love of a kind Savior. The authority of God is on the earth to administer ordinances to make these covenants and I have seen and felt the power of God through this authority.

How I live my faith

My faith in Jesus Christ provides me hope and optimism for the future and for my potential. I live my faith by strengthening my family relationships by regularly teaching/learning gospel principles in my home. By trying to provide and support my family spiritually/physically/emotionally. I also have the opportunity to serve in church callings, which allows me to help strengthen others families and sharing the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ. My desire is to have a positive influence on those around me. My faith in knowing that I am one of Gods children and that He loves me. Heavenly Father communicates with me and inspires me to do His will. When I exercise my faith and act on this inspiration I am able to bless other of Heavenly Father's children.