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Hi I'm Tyler

I'm a BYU-I student. I'm in love with cars. I like crazy sports. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln I'm at BYU-Idaho finishing up my bachelors degree in Business Management. I love music, racing, paintball, mma, firearms, and anything else that has a board or an engine, and I love making new mixes and being mister DJ.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert to this church, previously attending a non-denominational Christian church. I got baptized about three months before my 21st birthday. It was not exactly an easy conversion; it was a difficult process. From the time I first started to investigate to my 21st birthday, I lost many friends; friends that I thought were going to be by my side forever. It was extremely hard for me to believe at the time that I was doing the right thing when I was losing friendships and isolating family members. I can promise all of you who are considering or are already converting to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, you are indeed doing the right thing. You have found truth. You are joining God's true church here on this Earth. If any of you have any doubts, come talk to me.

How I live my faith

In the book of James in the New Testament of the Holy Bible, it says in Chapter 5 versus 19-20, "Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him; let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins." It is up to each and every one of us to spread the word of God and to educate those who have not heard his message or have previously rejected it. Once they accept His plan and gain a testimony, they can be saved from death itself and all of their sins can be covered through God's grace. This is such an amazing tool that we can all wield; a tool that can save people from certain death. I try do utilize this tool as much as possible and although I never had the opportunity to serve a mission, I feel as though this is my life long mission.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

While many do decide to go on a mission, it is not a requirement. Nothing is held against those who did not or will not make the choice to serve. I was baptized at the age of 20, just a few months shy of my 21st birthday. Before the one year mark of being a member of the church, I got married to the woman who first introduced me to the gospel. I never made the choice to go on a mission, and there is nothing wrong with that. Every individual should take the time to pray, ponder, and consider all factors before making the selection whether or not to attend a mission. Show more Show less