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Hi I'm Josh Galloway

I'm from Saratoga Springs, Utah. I'm an artist, a singer, a b-ball player, and I'm a missionary in Portland, Oregon. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 20 years old. I am an artist, and I want to be an animator. I love hiking, especially in Utah's Zion National Park. I love music. Music, as well as art, really touch my soul. I listen to a little bit of everything. I enjoy drama and musical theatre. I love hanging out with friends, and having fun. I love movies. I love to read. Books are one of my favorite pastimes. I am the oldest child in my family, which is pretty sweet. And I'm a total goofball!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the LDS Church. I grew up with the Church as a part of my life, and I am so grateful for it's role in my life. I was baptized when I was 8 years old, but it was my decision and it's the best decision I've ever made. Over the years, I have grown to love the Church and my Savior more and more. I have had my faith tried and tested. There have been times of struggle and doubt. But when I prayed to know for myself if the Book of Mormon was true and if God cared about me, I got an answer. The answer was "Yes, the Book of Mormon is true, and Yes, God loves you and cares about you." My faith in Jesus Christ has carried me through things that have seemed imposible. I know that the LDS church is God's one true church on the earth today. I know that God the Father and Jesus Christ appeared to a young boy named Joseph Smith, and that through him Christ's church was Restored once more. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior, my Redeemer, and my Example. I know He paid for my sins, and that He loves me more than I can ever know. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God, as is the Holy Bible. I know that the Book of Mormon can help people to follow Jesus Christ and live his gospel. I know that Thomas S. Monson is our prophet today. I love being a missionary for the Lord. The happiness that comes from the Restored gospel must be shared with all people! The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the only way to live happily.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving a mission in Portland, Oregon. Every day I live my faith to the fullest, and it's the most rewarding thing I have ever done. I am teaching people about the Church and helping them find Faith in Christ, and to be baptized. Spreading the gospel is how I live my faith.