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Hi I'm Jared Longhurst

I was born in California, grew up in Colorado and now live in Saratoga Springs Utah. I'm married with 3 kids and... I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a typical guy. I grew up in Colorado, I'm a sports fanatic, I love snowboarding, camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, going to the movies, and of course...pizza. I married My beautiful wife 6 years ago and we now have 3 wonderful children.

Why I am a Mormon

I feel very fortunate to have been brought up in the church, although sometimes I feel that I took it for granted. While a teenager I wanted to know for myself if the church was true. My true conversion didn't come until the age of 19. I spent a significant amount of time that year reading the scriptures, praying to know the truth and pondering the things that I had learned while growing up in the church. After many trials and countless hours of prayer, the answer I had searched for finally came through a remarkable spiritual experience. At no other time in my life have I felt the spirit so strongly as I did on that particular day. Through that experience, I received knowledge that Jesus Christ is my Savior, that Joseph Smith was truly a prophet of God and that we indeed have a living prophet on the earth today to lead us and guide us as God’s spokesperson here on Earth. My testimony continues to grow as I live the Gospel and share my testimony with others. I'm grateful for our loving Father in Heaven, for making it possible to return to live with him through his Son Jesus Christ. I'm also grateful for my wonderful family.

How I live my faith

Family is the most important thing in my life. The Gospel has helped my family in so many ways. I served my mission in Bogota Colombia. While on my mission I was able to express my love for the Savior and share the restoration of the Gospel. I had many opportunities to serve others and create life long friendships. I am now serving as a scout leader in my ward. I love the Gospel and the happiness it brings into my life.