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Hi I'm Josh Clare

I'm an artist. I'm a husband. I'm a father... and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

When I was little I dreamed of becoming an animator. I drew all the time. In college I majored in art intending to be a graphic designer or an illustrator; but in my Junior year at BYU-Idaho I took my first Oil Painting class and was hooked. As part of that class we took a trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming where I visited my first art gallery. It was life changing. Since graduating with a BFA in Illustration in 2007 I've been blessed to be a full-time artist.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I know that the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is, in fact, Christ's church. I know that not because I was born into the church, or because my parents are members, but because I've asked God for myself and received an answer. I know that Jesus Christ Himself directs the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints through His Prophets, His Apostles, and through every individual who is willing to be guided by His Spirit.

How I live my faith

I just try my best to do what God has asked me to do. I have faith that everything he asks me to do will lead to growth and joy--I know it will. I don't live my faith perfectly--in fact I'm a long, long way from being the man and the disciple that I hope to become--but I have faith that God can change my heart and mold me into what I came here to become.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Josh Clare
There is nothing more important than the Good news of the Grace of God. That through Jesus Christ we will not only live again, but can be forgiven of our sins and changed into new creatures. Missionaries are called to share that good news--or the Gospel. Show more Show less