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Hi I'm Ryan

I love the outdoors, I love to play sports, love to work with kids with special needs and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm an Arizona boy, born and raised there and I love it there. I have a smaller family I am the oldest of three, but I wouldn't want it any other way. I grew up doing a lot of different things, I love being outdoors, camping, hiking, planting gardens, and playing sports/coaching sports. Also I am a bit of a nerd at heart, I love to sit down and play a video game or two with friends once in awhile. Also this last year while working to save money for my mission, I learned that I loved working with kids with special needs. I will tell you what never a slow moment at work but that is way I love it. Now I am serving a mission in the Iowa, Des Moines Mission and loving every minute of it. But soon will be apart of the new Chicago West Mission and I know I will love every minute of that as well.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but that doesn't mean that I didn't find out it was true for myself. The reason I am Mormon is because I took the time to question the Church and the things I was taught as a kid, because I didn't want follow my parents and lean on their testimony of the Church my whole life. So what I did was I took time to pray about those questions I had about the Church, the Book of Mormon, the Prophet and any other question came to mind. And every time without fail I was overwhelmed with such a peaceful feeling and my prayers were answered, I came to know that this Church is true with out a doubt. I know that Jesus Christ is our Savior and that this is His Church not the Prophets or any one else Church but our Savior's Church. With that knowledge I have been able to come closer to my Savior and feel of His love for us and how He can take those feelings of guilt away from us. This Church brings such happiness into my life because it has answered every question that I have had and also it has blessed my families life with countless blessings. It has brought us closer and has made us a happier family over all. Also coming to know this Church is true I know that I can live with my family forever. That is why I am a Mormon because of the happiness and blessings it brings to my life. Who wouldn't want something in their life's that dose nothing but bring happiness and strength to get through the hard times. And it is all possible because of our loving Heavenly Father and our Savior Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to do my best because we aren't perfect and we will never be perfect in this life. So I do my very best to keep the commandments, read my scriptures, pray, go to church, and try to be more Christ like everyday. Right now also I live my faith by serving a mission for the Church and try to share the gospel with everyone that I meet. Because I know the happiness that it will bring to their lives.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

The missionaries share a message that is centered on the Savior Jesus Christ and how we can build faith in Him. And how to return to live with our Heavenly Father by teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which is faith in the Savior and His Atonement, repentance, baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost and enduring to the end. Simply the missionaries share a message of peace and happiness that will change our lives if we allow it too. Show more Show less