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Hi I'm Tanner Nash

I love sports. I enjoy being out in the outdoors. I am always up to experience new things. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Sports. That explains a lot about me. I could spend the whole day on the couch with my dad watching our Lakers and Angels play. I greatly admire the talent possessed by professional athletes. Also, I really enjoy being active. The perfect day would be me doing something outside all day long. Whether it be hiking, fishing, or any type of sport, I like to move and groove and be out and about. As a person, I'm bold and honest. I take pride in honesty and if you ask me for my opinion, I won't hide it; I will give it to you no matter what it is. I believe people deserve the respect to know the truth, especially if they ask for it. I am also fairly emotional. I like to have deep conversations and to connect with people. Friendship is of higher value to me than most other things in this world. I can't say that I've had many true friends, but the few actual true friends that I've had have meant the world to me. One of my favorite things in the world to do is to laugh. I love to laugh. I love the way it makes me feel and I love how happy I am when I'm laughing. Because of this, I love comedy and I love trying to make other people laugh. I also absolutely love music. I enjoy listening to the words and connecting with them on so many levels.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been made fun of because of my beliefs. I have lost friends because of my beliefs. I have been the outcast because of my beliefs. People sometimes ask me why I am Mormon. They see me sacrificing things that they wouldn't want to. There are things that we sacrifice and it does get hard at times, but all they see is what I can't do. They don't see what my beliefs give to me. Every time I set foot in a Mormon church building, I am filled with an inner sense of peace and comfort. I feel like it's where I belong. Every time I read the Book of Mormon, my heart is filled with joy. Every time I pray, I feel God's love for me so strongly. I have studied the Mormon church and have prayed a lot about it. There weren't always times where I believed so strongly. I went through periods of questioning, periods where it got to hard, periods where I wondered if this really was what I believed. Every time I went through a period of questioning, I received an answer that the Mormon Church is true. Every single time. When I have received such strong answers that I have, it is impossible for me to deny them and to deny the Mormon Church. I fear God too much. So why am I a Mormon? Because it brings me great joy, peace, comfort, and happiness. I have felt this. Because I know that all of the teachings of this church are true. I know that we have a living prophet of God today and that we have the Book of Mormon, which contains nothing but truth. I have received conformation of this. Because without this church, I would be nothing. When I found this church, I found myself. I have been a member my whole life, but I didn't really find this church until I gained a testimony of its truthfulness. I thank my Heavenly Father everyday that I came to that knowledge. My faith in Jesus Christ and his atonement bless my life everyday. I am grateful for a church so full of truth and inspiration, a church that centers my faith around the Savior and that gives me hope for the future.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through service. To me, one of the greatest ways to show service is by being a friend. There are many people in the world who want to feel loved but don't. I try to be as friendly as possible and do things as simple as smile to those who pass by. I try to show people that I care about them and that their problems and trials matter to me. I try to love people equally and show them that I do. Each and every day, I try to be the bright spot in another person's day. This is how I live my faith. I live my faith through humility. I know that no matter what amount of success I achieve on this earth, I didn't do it alone. I know I had my Heavenly Father right there with me every step of the way. This is how I live my faith. I live my faith through obedience. I choose to obey God's commandments that he has set forth for his children. I read my scriptures, I go to church, I pray often, and I commit myself to doing what is right at all times and in all places. This is how I live my faith I live my faith through faith. There are going to be tough times in life. When I experience them, I kneel down and pray and my Father in Heaven never fails to comfort me. I always believe in Him. This is how I live my faith. I live my faith through repentance. I know that there are times that I will fail and I will sin. I also know that Jesus Christ died for me so that I don't have to be eternally in debt to those sins. When I make a mistake, I will honor Jesus Christ's atonement and I will repent of my sins so that I can be forgiven. This is how I live my faith. Most importantly, I live my faith through Jesus Christ. He is central to my beliefs. Without Him, I would be nothing and there would be nothing. He lived a perfect life, and I try to model my life after His. I know I will never be perfect in this life, but I strive to develop as many Christ-like attributes as I can. THIS is how I live my faith.

Who are the Mormons?

Tanner Nash
Mormons have a few different beliefs than other main religions in the world. The main differences are that we believe in individuals being able to receive personal revelation, we believe that we have a living prophet on the earth who receives inspiration from God and has the authority to guide our church, we believe that Jesus Christ, Heavenly Father, and the Holy Ghost are three separate beings, and we believe that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God that translated the Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ that goes hand in hand with the Bible to teach of truth. Mormons are Christians and believe Jesus Christ to be the savior of the world. Show more Show less