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Hi I'm Ryan

I love my family, listening to music, and playing football. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised in Holladay, Utah. i have grown up in a loving family with parents who have taught me the Gospel of Jesus Christ since the day I was born. I grew up playing a lot of sports, but in high school I stuck with basketball and football. Right now I am serving as a full time missionary in the Canada Vancouver Mission. I love being a missionary because I get to share the Savior's love with everyone around me. When I return home from my mission i will be playing football for Brigham Young University

Why I am a Mormon

 I was born and raised in the Church, but that doesn't mean i wasn't converted. My parents always taught me to love the Lord and do good things, i had a small testimony of the truthfulness of the Church but it wasn't strong enough to rely on. I relied heavily on my parents knowledge and trusted what they said. I came to a point in my life where i was struggling spiritually and decided i needed to know for myself whether or not this was the Church of Jesus Christ. One day i decided to ask our Heavenly Father in prayer if this was the right church. I received my answer, and i know without a doubt this is Jesus Christ's church restored to the earth. I continue to participate in the Church because of the love of God i feel in my every day life. I love being a member of His church!! 

How I live my faith

 I live my faith every day by being a full time missionary in Canada. I get to speak with people everyday about the Gospel, and help people to find happiness and purpose in this life. I am continually striving to become more like the Savior by following His example and doing what He wants me to do.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Ryan
No. Mormons do NOT worship Joseph Smith. Jesus Christ is the center of our worship. Christ is the center of everything we do. He is our leader and our ultimate example to follow. That is why the church is called the Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints. The reason Joseph Smith is important to Mormons is because he was the prophet who restored JESUS CHRIST's church back to the earth. Show more Show less

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Ryan
We follow the Savior and what he said when he said "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations." As a missionary and member of Christ's church i feel the urge to spread the "good news" to all those around us. Missionaries proselyte to help others come unto to Christ and be perfected in Him. This gospel is a message of hope, peace, love, and happiness. It helps us to find purpose in life and it helps us know what our Heavenly Father expects of us. It brings happiness to people's lives and that is why we share it with all that we can. Show more Show less