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Hi I'm Josh Smith

I'm a missionary in the Iowa Des Moines Mission. I write music, I skateboard, I love sports, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love to laugh! Green is my favorite color. Corvettes are the best. I am the oldest boy out of 6 kids (4 boys, 2 girls) with two awesome parents. I love music! I play the guitar, cello, and piano, and love writing music. Sports keep me going - basketball is the best! I've also done cross-country, track, tennis, football, and other sports throughout my days. I graduated from Copper Hills High School in 2012. One of my biggest passions is skateboarding, I've enjoyed it since I was a kid. Music combined with physical activity is my biggest stress reliever. I am happy and upbeat, always optimistic. I am a BYU fan through and through, and I love being a Mormon!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because God told me to be! I love how I can go to my Father in Heaven for anything through prayer, and He will always answer. I know the Atonement of Jesus Christ is real, and can save or change anyone of us! There were a few years in my life where I grew prideful and didn't rely on Jesus Christ as much as I should have. I lost focus on the gospel, and looked for happiness in other things. It was miserable. At times I thought I was happy, but any joy I felt didn't last. It was in my lowest low that my Redeemer reached down and pulled me out of this pit! Through the Atonement, I was able to flip a 180 and learn that the only true and lasting joy can be achieved through Jesus Christ! I'm a Mormon because it is the BEST!

How I live my faith

I've served as Deacons and Teachers quorum president, and Priest quorum 2nd assistant at church when I was a youth. I attended Seminary during high school and also taught primary (Sunday school for kids) in the 7 - 8 year old class! I am currently serving as a full time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Iowa Des Moines Mission. I love my Heavenly Father and my Savior, Jesus Christ, and for 2 years I am devoting 100% of my time to do all that I can to help other people come closer to Christ and feel of the same love and joy that I do now!