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Hi I'm Jonathan "Adam" Fidler

Born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Currently serving in the Japan Sendai Mission. I am a Mormon.

About Me

Born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Graduated Taylorsville High in 2012. Attended Westminster College working on a double major in Mathematics and Computer Science. I love video games, and I love music, having sung in the Taylorsville High Concert Choir and the Westminster Chorale. I'm currently serving in the Japan Sendai Mission (which includes the entirety of the Tohoku region). When I was 5 years old, my family fell apart. My parents got divorced. Eventually, my parents each remarried, bringing the total size of my immediate family to 13: me and my two full brothers (16 and 14), my three step-siblings (21, 16, and 13), my four half-siblings (0, 3, 4 and 6), and my parents (dad and step-mom, mom and step-dad). I grew up not knowing what a "normal" family was. But that's okay. I've grown more than I can imagine as a result.

Why I am a Mormon

First, it was because I was born into the Church. I grew up on my parent's testimony and example. As I got older, I soon realized for myself the unfathomable joy that can be felt because of the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. Through my vast multitude of trials, my Savior has reached out to me in love. He changed my life.

How I live my faith

I left behind free college, a good paying job, my incredible friends and my beloved family for two years in order to share this life-changing message of the Gospel with people I've never met, in a country I've never been to, speaking a language I often feel I may never be able to speak. I didn't say "Meh, whatever. Sure, I'll go to Japan. Looks like it could be fun." I did it because I know the blessings that have come to my life as a result of living this glorious Gospel -- of knowing that my Heavenly Father and my Savior Jesus Christ each love me enough to forgive me of my mistakes, even though I feel I might not deserve it. That's why I left everything behind. Not for me, but for those who don't have this knowledge and hope.