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Hi I'm Ethan Smith

I'm from Arizona, I snowboard, I am a missionary, and I am a Mormon!

About Me

I currently am a missionary serving in Portland, Oregon! I love all things sports, nature, adrenaline, gospel, food, friends, and family. And my dog, cant forget Roxy!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church by my amazing parents. My home has been filled with the Gospel my whole life. It brings a lasting happiness that is rare and unique, found only when centered around the Gospel of Jesus Christ. With that said, i still had to do some searching on my own to see if the things that i have been living and learning are really true, and if this really is the way to return to live with our Heavenly Father again. Through much reading and praying and going to church, the Spirit of God witnessed to me that indeed it is the truth. Heavenly Father wants us all to know this so that we can live with Him again and have joy!

How I live my faith

I am currently serving a two year mission, in Portland Oregon. I spent 6 weeks in the Missionary Training Center to learn Spanish! Though two years is nothing compared to the sacrifices of Christ, leaving school/work/family is a large sacrifice in my life as well as the other 80,000+ full-time missionaries around the world! But we do it because the gospel makes us happy and its the only way to receive eternal life! And who doesn't want that!