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Hi I'm Tanner

I serve in the Utah Salt Lake City South Mission. I love to teach the restored gospel of Jesus Christ! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I like listening to music, playing sports, and doing anything outdoors. I love fishing. I am currently serving as a missionary in the Utah Salt Lake City South Mission. I'm a happy person!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have gained a testimony of the truthfulness of this gospel through personal experiences. I was born and raised in the Mormon Church, but when I was about 14, I began to have questions about religion and God in general. I wondered if there really was a God, and if there was, did he really care about me; did he really love me; did he really hear my prayers? I had been taught my whole life that all of that was true, but I wanted to really know for myself whether or not it was true. So I decided to pray and ask God if it was true. I had enough faith at that time to know that if what I had been taught was true, then the Holy Ghost would bear witness of that to me, but if it was false, I would have no such experience. Well, as I prayed I suddenly felt at peace. I felt a great feeling of love that came from an unseen source, which I knew was my Heavenly Father. At that time, I knew that all the things that I had been taught about God since my childhood were true. Since that time I have had other experiences with the Holy Ghost that have given me a testimony of the truthfulness of this gospel. I have felt the Holy Ghost bear witness to me that Joseph Smith was a holy prophet of God, and that it was by His power that Joseph translated the Book of Mormon from gold plates. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and that it can change your life as it has mine. I know that Jesus Christ loves us and that he died for our sins, and that through his atonement we can be forgiven, no matter what it is that we have done. I know that Heavenly Father love us, and He knows us each by name, and He hears and answers our prayers. I know all of this because I have sincerely prayed and asked Heavenly Father if these things are true, and I invite everyone else to do the same.

How I live my faith

Some things that I do in my church include teaching with the missionaries and teaching the cub scouts. I love to go with the missionaries, especially because I am preparing to serve a mission. It's awesome to help other people understand the Gospel and how important it is for them, and for everyone. I love to work with the cub scouts. I currently work mostly with the Webelos, who are the 10-11 year olds. They are super fun kids and have a lot of energy. It can be difficult at times to keep them from bouncing off the walls, but its a lot fun, especially because it reminds me of when I was a Webelo, and I can share my experiences with them and give them the same experiences that I had.