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Hi I'm Steffan

I'm an avid Biker and Runner who loves the Outdoors. I'm Studying Bio Medical Engineering as an Undergrad and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an undergraduate at the University of Utah studying in Salt Lake City where I was born an raised. I enjoy running, biking, camping, and everything outdoors. I participated in volleyball, track, and cross-country in High School. I have an amazing family including my four sisters. I am intrigued by the studies of math, medicine, and science. I hope to make a difference in the world.

Why I am a Mormon

This gospel is the most true thing I have ever known and this fact has been confirmed to me in every aspect of my life.

How I live my faith

Throughout my life I have developed a deep and sincere desire to influence those around me for good. Much of this desire has developed as a result of opportunities to serve. Over time I have learned that there are always many ways in which we are able to daily help those around us, aside from large impacting planned projects. Within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints I have served on a number of councils and committees, as a ward missionary, and have have enjoyed working with young men; planning activities, performing service, and building friendships. I am currently serving a full time mission in Boston Massachusetts where I strive daily to bring people the joy that comes through the Gospel of Christ. My faith is something that defines who I've become and will continue to mold the way I live, work, and play.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Steffan
As our understanding of “all that is” continues to develop, it becomes more and more common to see people disregard the divine. The reason for this tendency can be seen in the relationships of our everyday lives. In observation and study, I perceive an innate human tendency to disconnect from the base of support as confidence and self-sufficiency are gained. By building on the great and marvelous innovations of those who have come before, we have accumulated a wealth of knowledge and capabilities. This has led to the predominate disregard for the possibility of God’s existence. This, I feel, is a mistake. It is the very openness of mind which has enabled our growth. In my personal search for truth and knowledge I have found, time and time again, miraculous and acute processes and systems which, in my mind’s eye, only promote the idea of a higher intelligence and power. Acting under this realization allows me to develop within myself the openness of mind which makes possible the comprehension of the one we call God. Taking time to reflect on the moments when I’ve experienced awe, wonder, or amazement I have isolated many of the instances when I could comprehend the possibility of something greater. In the simplicity, the complexity, the obscurity, the synchronicity, and the beauty of things I am able to establish “the evidence of things not seen,” faith in God. Show more Show less