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Hi I'm Tanner!

I love to play around, have fun, and just relax. I'm a missionary, an adrenaline junkie, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 Hey! My name is Tanner. I am currently a missionary for the church in the Fort Worth, Texas mission. Being a missionary is awesome! I LOVE to snowboard, wakeboard, and do anything else with a board in it.I grew up in Utah with my 3 brothers and 3 sisters. We all have our differences but we are way tight. After my mission I am going to continue going to school in hopes of becoming a doctor. I have grown up in the church all my life but have just recently in the past few years began to notice all the blessings the gospel of Jesus Christ brings to my life. I love the church, I Love my family, I love life, but most of all I love the Lord!

Why I am a Mormon

 I am a "Mormon" because I have seen the blessings come into my life from living the standards. I believe God gives us commandments as guidelines to a truly happy and successful life. As I said earlier I grew up in the church but just like everyone else I had to get a testimony of my own. So I prayerfully read the Book Of Mormon to see if God wanted me to stay with the church. By doing so I found just as the introduction said, that Jesus is the Christ, that the man who translated the book Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, and that the church Jesus Christ set up is once again on the earth in its fullness! I love that message soo much that I decided to come on a mission for 2 years in the crazy Texas heat working my face off to share it with everyone I can. 

How I live my faith

 I live my faith by constantly trying to say and do what Christ would say and do if he were in my shoes. As a missionary I get the opportunity to stand as a witness of Jesus Christ and his church at all times, in all things, and in all places and teach those who would also like to know things such as the purpose of life, how they can be together forever with their families, and how to find true happiness in this life and the next through Jesus Christ. I love my savior and I do everything I can to bring myself and others closer to Him through his teachings and that of His messengers. 

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Tanner!
Look around you!!!!!! I see God's work in everything I see. I dont believe in coincidences things work out much too perfectly to be by chance. I also know that God is there because I can feel his love every time after I pray, you get those "warm fuzzy" feelings which I know comes from God. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Tanner!
 Nope. But it is deffinately encouraged. On a mission you learn soooo much about life skills and most of all about God. You also get some funny experiences that I wouldnt trade for the world ex being chased by dogs, biking insanely far distances in 100+ degrees, and running into lots of crazy people But what I love most about the mision is being able to see the light in someone's eyes after they have grown soo much more close to our Savior. Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Tanner!
Why wouldnt it be? Family is a place where we all can learn and grow in a loving and supportive atmosphere. We also believe that because God loves us soo much Families can be together forever, not just till death do you part. I can always fall back on my family and I look to them as a constant source of support. God made it that way and thats how it should continue to be. Show more Show less