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Hi I'm Tadd Challis

I grew up in St. George Utah. I am a mormon. I am serving a mission in the philippines starting in October 2012.

About Me

I graduated from high school in 2012. I played 3 sports lettering in all 3 my sophomore year while keeping a 4.0 ( straight A's ) graduating as valedictorian. The only state championship I won was my senior year in soccer. I am waiting to serve my mission in the Philippines. I report on October 31 2012 to the provo MTC. I spent the summer after high school working at Red Rock Wake Board Park. I have progressed a lot as a wake boarder and am loving the sport. I plan on attending college when I return home from the Philippines in 2 years. I played football, basketball, and soccer in high school. Other hobbies are: ping pong, tennis, golf, snow boarding. Basically anything to do with sports, I love. I don't know what I plan on majoring in. I'm still working on what I really want to do with the rest of my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in an LDS family with great parents my whole life. I always knew the church was true but never really KNEW for myself. My senior year in football I tore my ACL just the 4th game of the season. I would never play another down of high school. At this time I had aspirations to play college football. After my injury I read the Book of Mormon because our Stake President challenged us too. During this time I truly received a testimony of it myself. I prayed and asked heavenly father if it was true and I received an answer that it was. I then knew that I should be preparing to serve a mission instead of preparing to play college football. I also had some other great life changing experiences that are close to my heart. I will be serving the lord for 2 years because I know that is what I am expected to do while on this earth. People are waiting to hear the gospel from me in the philippines. I can't wait to make the flight out there to begin to serve the lord. I am currently about half way through the Book Of Mormon again and am learning knews things from it. I know that this is the true church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints. I know that we were sent to this earth to be tested, and if we pass, we can be as Heavenly father is, having eternal life. I want to return to live with him again so I will do all I can while on the earth to ensure that there with be a place for me in Heaven.

How I live my faith

I am now a missionary for the church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints. I am currently being trained at the MTC in Provo Utah. It was has been a wonderful experience. We study gospel principles all day long and it really shows in the spiritual growth that we obtain. I will be heading to the Philippines to preach the gospel in 3 weeks! I am super excited for this opportunity. I will be there for the next two years.