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Hi I'm Ryan

I climb and I build stuff. I'm an innovator, friend, nerd, and a Mormon.

About Me

I am a web developer specializing in web application development. Watching my creations come to life brings a level of excitement to my life. Sometime later in life, I want to make the world a better place through the internet of things. I'm studying Computer Science at Brigham Young University Idaho. I enjoy being at a school where I can be the best I can be. My friends help me keep my sanity, and I would not be the way I am it weren't for the help they render.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are Mormon, so I am too, but I didn't become converted until I watched the church change the life of others. When that happened, I knew that the church was true. All christian religions will help people come closer to Christ, but the fullness of Christ's teachings can help you become even closer to Christ.

How I live my faith

The way I see it, our loving Heavenly Father is the best engineer in the universe. He has created this world for us to experience agency and joy. We have the choice to choose happiness or misery through our actions everyday. To help us to make the choice that will help us be joyful, our heavenly father has selected prophets to teach us, but God knew that prophets wouldn't be enough for us to make it through on our own. Similar to sacrifices in the old testament, our Heavenly Father sacrificed his own son, Jesus Christ to enable us to return from misery, guilt, and all the other pains of life. When Christ finished paying for the sins of the world, he died, and returned three days later; the resurrection is proof of the reality of the atonement. Just as Christ overcame death, we can overcome our own faults, and return to our loving Heavenly Father. When the original organization of Christ's church was destroyed, the authority to act in the name of God was lost, and the world dropped into darkness. Simple doctrines were changed and the church of God was no longer on the earth. When the time was right, our loving Heavenly Father reached out again to instruct his children. He called a young man with very little religious experience to restore the church of Jesus Christ on the earth again. That church, is the church of Jesus Christ (of latter-day saints). I know it, God knows I know it, and I cannot deny it. This is the message that I will be taking to the people in the Philippines. God loves you, Jesus Christ lives, Joseph Smith really did see The Father and Son and they did in reality speak to him.