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Hi I'm Ryan

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 26 years old. I have been married for 5 years. My wife and I have a 2 1/2 year old son and a 4 month old daughter. I am a recent graduate from Brigham Young University with a degree in Civil Engineering. I currently work in Juneau, AK as a civil engineer. I like to play sports including baseball, football, basketball, soccer, hockey, golf, frisbee golf, or pretty much anything. I am an eagle scout. I've done a short triathlon. I like to camp, hike, and fish. I like to play my guitar for my family. I love to sing. I consider myself a family man. I love my wife and my children. We've been in Alaska for 3 months!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a Mormon. My grandparents on both sides of my family were baptized when my parents were young. I grew up going to church every week, reading the scriptures, and trying my best to live what I was being taught. I know for myself that what I was taught and continue to learn is true. I am a Mormon because I choose to be every day. I'm happy for my decision. I wasn't converted all of once, but rather in my childhood and teenage years little by little. There is a scripture that says, "by small and simple things, great things come to pass". I have my testimony because of the little things I did and try to do to follow Jesus Christ such as praying and studying the scriptures. I also know that by trying live what correct principles we're taught, we come to know for ourselves whether or not it is true.

How I live my faith

In the church, I am a home teacher who is asked to visit and care for a couple families in the local church. I try to visit them at least once a month to share with them what the prophet is teaching and to know better how I can help them in anything they need. By doing this, I have been able to make many new friends. I have also served for two years as a missionary in Curitiba, Brazil.