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Hi I'm Skyler Hecker

I grew up in the church. I'm a seminary graduate. I'm an Eagle Scout. I'm a student of BYU-Idaho. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

What's there to say, really? I can't say that I would see myself as all that different from anyone else. I've graduated from high school. I've had a collection of part-time jobs up to this point from retail to basic yard-work. I spent a lot of my time as a teenager enjoying scout activities, and I love a good campout. I'm currently studying to become a Mechanical Engineer, and have loved the material up to this point. This may be where the similarities end though. As a member of the church there are a lot of standards I hold myself up to that a lot of my peers didn't. I've never smoked or partaken of alcohol. I woke up at 5 AM every day of my high school career to make it to seminary. I enjoyed youth and young men's activities, particularly over the summer but also the remainder of the year as well. I never do anything on Sundays that may break the Sabbath. In the end I'm just a guy who loves this church and everything that it represents.

Why I am a Mormon

Well, I was born into the church, so as a child I really didn't know of any other way to live my life. As I've gotten older and had a change to witness other religions and how they worship in their faith, I can't see myself living any other way. I love this church and I love it's members. I can look back on the things in my life and know I have no regrets with how I've lived up to this point. Though this may be a bit short, I simply can't see myself as anything other than a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ for Latter-Day Saints.

How I live my faith

Well, the biggest thing I've ever done is spending the next two years of my life as a missionary. The church has given me so much in my life and I want to do all that I can to give back the time and faith others have given me. I'm expecting challenges and most likely the hardest experience in my life, but also the greatest. I hope to return and state with absolute certainty that these will be the best two years of my life. So how do I live my faith? Well, in the coming months I can say I'll be spending every day of my week living by church principles and doing what I can to help others come unto the true church and see their full potential of what they can become.