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Hi I'm Bryce

I love the outdoors, cooking and spending time with friends. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was borne in the four corners area of Utah in a small town called Monticello. I have since lived in Bozeman, Montana; Monroe, Washington; Kailua-Kona, Hawaii and Honolulu, Hawaii. I am the oldest of 3 siblings. After moving to Hawaii with my family, I stopped attending church and grew distant from my Heavenly Father. He never stopped watching out for me though, and over the years I realized how much he loves me. Today, I am preparing to serve a Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints when I was eight years old, and my family and I remained in the church for most of my childhood. We made wonderful friends and I remember feeling the spirit of the Lord at my baptism and in the homes of my friends. However, not long after my parents split up, my family and I moved to a new State and became less active in the Church. I left the Church when I was fourteen and never felt that I would serve a mission or be active in my faith again. I started spending time with the wrong people and letting my self become influenced by negativity. My relationship with my family suffered and we didn't have a lot of happiness in our lives. I finally got to the point where I wanted a change in my life. I wanted to be happy again and feel that same loving spirit I felt as a child. I read the Book of Mormon and prayed diligently to know if it was true. All I wanted was to the know the truth and I had faith that Heavenly Father would not let me go astray. I received a testimony of the book's truth and the truthfulness of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I know that the Gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored to its original and ancient form through the Prophet Joseph Smith. My growing testimony of this has brought more happiness and joy to my life then I could ever explain. Life makes sense now and nothing can shake it. That is why I am a Mormon and I hope that many others can come to know this same joy and happiness.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving everyday to better myself and show my Heavenly Father that I am grateful for all He has done for me, through my actions. I know there is nothing we can do to "earn" our way to Heaven - for the Sacrifice that Jesus made for us is un-repayable - but I do believe that Faith is dead without works and that Heavenly Father wants us to actively live our Faith. Otherwise, what's the point in any of it, if not to uplift our fellow man and love one another as Christ does? I have the opportunity to serve my Church by visiting the homes of other members, attending to any needs they may have, while also sharing a Gospel message with them. I also serve as a Sunday School teacher, and an Employment Specialist.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Bryce
Absolutely! Prophets in all times have been especial witnesses to Christ, His Divinity, and His Atonement. They have been the mouth piece for the Lord in times past, guiding, uplifting and edifying the Saints in all generations. Because the Lord is "the same yesterday, and today, and forever" (Heb. 13:8) He has continued to call Prophets in the modern day to build up his Church and lead his people. He has not abandoned us and continues to reveal his truths to us through his authorized representatives (The Apostles and Prophets). Thomas S. Monson, the current Prophet and President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is exactly who he says he is. I know this because I have felt the power and the love of his words. I am so grateful for my Savior Jesus Christ and his love for me. I know it is His love that has called and made possible us having Prophets to look to today. Show more Show less