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Hi I'm Ryan

I grew up in Arizona. I like the heat. I am always happy. Most importantly, I am a Mormon!

About Me

I am a business major in college and i love learning! I love to sing and I enjoy playing sports. I coached tennis for about a year. I love to hang out with friends and we do all sorts of things. I am the youngest of 5 boys and i love my family!

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member all my life and my parents raised me in the church. I absolutely love the church and everything I have learned through it. Being with people of such good morals and values has really been a strength to me as i have grown up. I am a member because i know that this church is true! I know that Joseph Smith was a Prophet and restored the true church of Jesus Christ. I know that living the Gospel is the only way to true happiness!

How I live my faith

I live the Gospel by trying to do my best each day. I look for opportunities to serve others, because I know that is what God would want me to do. I also share the Gospel with others. I know that it has brought me and my family so much happiness and I want to share that with others!

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Ryan
No. Joseph Smith is a prophet and was an instrument in bringing back the authority, or priesthood, of God to this earth. We teach about Joseph Smith so much beacuse he was the prophet who, by the power of God, translated the Book of Mormon. When we come to know that the Book of Mormon is true, we will believe that Joseph Smith truly was a prophet and has the authority from God. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Ryan
The purpose of this life is for us to be happy! God loves us and wants us to be happy just like he is happy. He sent us here to gain a physical body just like he has. While we are here we go through many experiences that can sometimes be troubling. When we have complete Faith and trust in God we can face these trials with a sense of comfort. When we strive to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ we will be happy in this life. No matter what we go through, we can know with assurety that every trial is for our benefit! Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Ryan
To know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is true, we have to gain a spiritual confirmation that it is true. To gain that knowledge we must show our Faith. As you continue to learn more about the true church, you need to pray about what you have learned to know if it is true. When we pray, we must pray sincerely, being open and willing to follow the promptings that we receive. We will feel the Holy Ghost in our hearts and in our minds. We will have feelings of peace, that will bring an assurance that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is true. I promise you, that if you sincerely want to know if this church is true, you will gain an answer when you read the Book of Mormon and pray to God to know if it is true. Show more Show less