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Hi I'm Josh

I was born and raised in British Columbia Canada and I'm a full time missionary in the Canada Toronto Mission.

About Me

I was baptized on May 27/2012, I am the oldest of two children I worked on the railway for about 5 years and now I am serving a full time mission for the church! I love spending time outside at the lake, or on my parents farm. I really enjoy hiking, skiing, skeet shooting, hunting, and just going out with a few friends and target shooting.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the blessings that have come into my life since I joined the church. I have become truly happy, I have never felt as much peace and joy in my life as I now do. Before I joined the church I walked very dark paths where peace is almost impossible to find, and moments of happiness are difficult to hold onto. As I started learning about the Gospel of Jesus Christ from the missionaries feelings of peace started to work their way into my heart, and I wanted to know where these feelings were coming from. One night the elders left with me the invitation to pray and to find out for myself whether what they were teaching me was true as they had done several times before. This time instead of just going and saying a half hearted prayer I though I would read a few verses from the book of mormon and then pray, as I read from the pages of 1 Nephi 10:19 (For he that diligently seeketh shall find; and the mysteries of god shall be unfolded unto them, by the power of the holy ghost) after I read those words it was so clear that all I had to do was kneel and ask heavenly father sincerely if the church was true and he would answer me. When I did this I felt completely at peace, but at the same time a burning throughout my entire body. It was in that moment that I knew what the missionaries were teaching me was true, and that I had to do whatever it would take to become a disciple of Christ, that moment has been the single greatest blessing in my entire life.

How I live my faith

The church of jesus christ of latter day saints has brought true happiness into my life and I try to repay that great blessing by serving my friends family and any one else I think can use my help. I serve as a full time missionary in the Canada toronto Mission and I absolutely love it! I have never done anything that has brought me more happiness, serving a mission is such a wonderful opportunity to help uplift and strengthen people of all faiths! I live my faith by trying every single day to grow closer to my savior and to line my will with his! I love a Book of mormon scripture that asks us if we have experienced a mighty change in our hearts (Alma 5:14) This is something I ask myself every day. Have I had a mighty change of heart today that has brought my will more in line with that of Gods and helped me grow closer to the Lord? I am so very grateful for the opportunities I have had to become better and to change my will to align it more with that of the lords. I am so grateful I have to come before my God every night and pour my heart out to him in prayer to seek for ways I can improve! The gospel of Jesus Christ is a wonderful gift!