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Hi I'm Bryce

I'm from Utah. I love to play sports, be around people, and enjoy life. Family is the most important thing to me. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 21 years old and I love to live life. I'm an avid sports fan, and I especially enjoy basketball and lacrosse. Currently I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am serving in Taiwan and I love it. When I return I plan on continuing school as well as playing lacrosse with my brother at the college I'm attending. I would like to study medical, however I would also like to use the ability I have developed on my mission to speak Chinese. I love my family and friends and I think my favorite part about life is just the relationships I have with other people. My family is really close and we love being together. We enjoy being in the outdoors, especially camping, hiking, and playing sports. Some other things I enjoy doing are playing the piano, being in the outdoors, being with kids, setting and hitting goals, and just being with those I love.

Why I am a Mormon

Originally, I'm a Mormon because my family is. My parents are members and they faithfully raised me in the church, for which I am very grateful. When I was young I always went to church and all the activities and I really enjoyed them as well as learned a lot. As I got older, however, I found that if I wanted to keep doing these things and living this life, I needed to gain a witness of my own that this is true. I started paying attention to what the Church teaches and what it has done for me, my family, and my friends. I realized how blessed my family is, and how so much of what we enjoy comes from our being members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I also found that as I was obedient and lived the church's teachings, I received the blessings that were promised. This realization was a major part in my learning that the church was true. I often felt an overwhelming gratitude for the blessings I had been given, and I just had this feeling that ya this is right, this is true. There were times that I felt as if I didn't completely have a witness yet, but I continued to do live the teachings of the Church because I saw how all those in my life that lived the teachings of the Church were truly happy and I knew that as I continued to be faithful I would receive the same blessings they did. My answer didn't come all at once that the Church is true, but over time, through many answered prayers and amazing experiences, I can now say that I do have a sure witness that the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true and those who live its teachings will have a truly happy and fulfilling life. And that is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in everything I do. This church has been a major role in my whole life and influences every aspect of my life. I think that is the biggest way in which I live my faith, by living the teachings of the church and always striving to be the best I can. Apart from day to day living, however, there are many ways I live my faith. Right now I am spending two years of my life to serve as a missionary for the Church. I am so grateful to have this opportunity because I have learned so much from it and changed and grown through the process. Before my mission I lived my faith everyday in the things I did. My family would have daily family prayer and scripture study in the morning and I would personally pray and study scriptures before I went to bed. We attended church weekly and all the members of my family hold various callings (service positions) in the church. Throughout all of junior high and high school I was involved with the young men program. We would get together with all the young men who lived nearby and have weekly activities as well as conferences, firesides, and camping trips together. Being in the young men's program is probably one of the biggest factors in who I am today. I learned so much there and was able to meet many good friends. Its through church organizations like Young Mens and Single Adults that I have made friends and established good patterns and habits for my life. Within these organizations I have held many callings (responsibilities). I have served as president of different age groups as well as representatives of these organizations for the area I live. This has given me many opportunities to serve others.