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Hi I'm Josh

I am a 3-time Grand World Jump Rope Champion, I play college volleyball, I am serving a mission in Washington, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

After completing my first year of college at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, MO, I am currently in the process of submitting my mission papers to serve a two year mission. I played collegiate volleyball and tennis during my first year, and during my summers I am a world competitive jump roper.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, yet I can't imagine life without it. The church is so organized and has no contradictions between prophets of old and prophets today. I love having present day prophets because it is a non-stop connection between Heavenly Father and the people of our world today. Instead of only reading the books of the New and Old testament, we can read the prophets' passages, as well as The Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price.

How I live my faith

For the next two years I will be living in and serving the people of Washington as a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Before I leave I live the gospel by going to church activities and striving daily to keep all the commandments from the Lord.

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

First and foremost our Heavenly Father loves us, which is why He gave us the opportunity to be placed on this earth. Heavenly Father knew that we would sometimes make the wrong choices and make decisions that are against His commandments. With this knowledge, He knew that we would need the ultimate sacrifice in order to be forgiven and return to live with Him. This sacrifice is a Savior, even Jesus Christ, who lived a perfect life in order to suffer for our sins in the Garden of Gethsemane and on the cross. Even with this ultimate sacrifice and the Atonement of Jesus Christ, we still need to repent in order to fully be forgiven of our sins. The steps of a full and sincere repentance can be found at https://www.lds.org/manual/gospel-principles/chapter-19-repentance?lang=eng&_r=1 Show more Show less