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Hi I'm Tanner

My Life is one big embarrassing moment and i wouldn't have it any other way. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

what do i say? well my first and biggest interest/hobbie/thing is my family. I am the second oldest child of a family of 8 kids. Typical mormon family huh? i love it though. with that many people in your family its a party all the time. i dont know what i would do without them. Other than family i love to play/write music for the guitar, longboarding, snowboarding, any sport, and most of all having really embarrassing and awkward moments. i live for the times that i just have to sit down and have a laughing attack at myself. those are the best.

Why I am a Mormon

why am i Mormon? well for a lot of my life growing up i can honestly say it was only because that's how i was raised. now its a lot different. as I've started to find out for myself if the doctrines taught in the church are true I've really come to appreciate my upbringing and I've come to my own knowledge of the truth. its not something my parents have brought me to anymore, its not just me being complacent with where I'm at. because of the answers I've received to my prayers I've really come to find out that Jesus Christ is my savior, the book of Mormon is the word of god, and that this church is the lords kingdom here on earth, led by his prophet. Most importantly to me though is I know that this will bring me happiness in this life and in the life to come. And I'm all about that.

How I live my faith

I try to live this faith by being happy. if something that i do because of my religion makes me happy then i obviously keep doing it. if its not making me happy i reevaluate where I'm at. i have to decide what the problem is whether its me or the faith I'm living. most of the time its me that needs to change. right now I'm serving a full time mission for the church and it definitely makes me happy so ill keep on keepin on.

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

I think i know a Little on this particular question, especially because right now im directly a part of it. there are over 50,000 fulltime missionaries from our church around the world, sharing the message of the restoration of the church of Jesus Christ. i think the other things that really keep our church growing in membership is the members who are willing and ready to tell people they meet about the great blessing it is to be a part of the gospel. the other and most important thing that brings people into this church is the fact that anyone who looks into and studys the doctrines we teach and then prays about it recieve an answer from God of its truth. thats the reason I'm a member of the church, and any true convert will tell you the same.   so to sum it up it all comes down to the missionaries, the members and the truth that they share. Show more Show less