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Hi I'm Ryan

I'm an economist, a law student, a husband, and yes, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised in the Mormon faith and came to know of the truthfulness of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ through my own personal study and prayer. I served as a missionary in the Moscow, Russia Mission, but actually spent much of my time in Kazakhstan. I loved the people and culture so much that I returned to Russia with a study abroad program. I recently graduated with a bachelor's degree in Economics and a minor in the Russian language, and am currently a law student. Most importantly, I am a husband to the most amazing wife in history. I enjoy outdoor activities and almost all sports. I love playing basketball.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of this church because I have developed a testimony of its truthfulness. I have studied the scriptures, including the Book of Mormon, and have prayed about the words and principles taught. The Lord has given me assurance of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon, the restoration of the gospel, and of the prophet Joseph Smith. I know that a living prophet, Thomas S. Monson, directs the Church of Jesus Christ on the earth today. Living the gospel brings happiness in my life. I love my Savior, Jesus Christ and I know that this is His church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by living the principles of the gospel daily, and trying to be a good example to others. I try to live a Christ-like life by giving service, and being kind to all. I love life and I am thankful for all that I have.