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Hi I'm Kade Barney

I grew up in Utah. I love snowboarding and people. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I love board sports. I'm also a lover of music and maintain a pretty healthy relationship with the "Rock" genre. Some of my favorite things to do is to watch old western movies and be with friends. I'm now serving a mission in the Georgia Atlanta North Mission and loving every second of it.

Why I am a Mormon

To be honest, I haven't always been spiritually involved in the church. I made choices that eventually led me to misery. I could not figure out why I was miserable, my life was good! After a couple years of misery, I finally stopped looking for a worldly solution. With the gospel of Jesus Christ in my life I have never been happier. I wasn't aware this kind of joy existed. To know that I have a Father in heaven who loves me, brings so much to the table. I am so grateful to be a part of the restored church of Jesus Christ and to know the things which I have come to know.

How I live my faith

I'm very aware that God wants me to become something more than what I am. As a result, I'm pretty consistent at analyzing my life and seeing what I could do better or what needs to change. I study the scriptures and pray daily so I'll have the strength to change. I'm a regular at my church meetings and I look for opportunities to help others, whether it's formal service or not.

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

Kade Barney
We need a Savior because people aren't perfect. We all make mistakes, we all sin. That's obvious right? Well God knew we would mess up and out of his love for us, he provided a way for us to be forgiven of our sins. This is where Jesus Christ comes into play. Jesus Christ took upon himself the sins of everybody who has ever lived and ever will live, this is called the Atonement. He did this because it provides everybody with an oppurtunity to be forgiven of our sins and live with God again. But how are we forgiven? What do we have to do to live with our Heavenly Father? Well, we have to repent. When we repent of our sins, there are a couple of things God asks us to do. He asks us to confess of our sins to him. Yes he already knows, he's God! We confess to humble ourselves before him and prove that we feel remorse. If the sin is serious enough, we have to humble ourselves to the point where we confess to someone holding the proper priesthood authority. We also have to ask for forgiveness from God and anyone who has been affected by our actions. If possible, we should do all that we can to repair the damage we've done. Then we need to stop doing whatever we're repenting of, true repentance is a change of heart, if you keep sinning the way you were that change of heart hasn't happened. Lastly, we need to keep the commandments. Although it's impossible to keep all the commandments perfectly, we need to try. Show more Show less