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Hi I'm Logan

I grew up in Oregon. I attended BYU as a guitar performance major, I'm currently a full-time missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Iowa but, I have spent most of my life raised in Oregon, which I consider my home. I was very involved in a lot of different things in high school, including music when I played guitar in jazz band and various other bands along with solo work. I also played tennis and golf and served as the student body vice-president, then president of my school. I was the National Honor Society Co-President one year, then treasurer the next, and graduated Valedictorian. Most importantly though I was just a normal high-school kid in a pretty small town. I Love my family! There are six of us including my parents and three siblings and they are all enormous examples to me. I am the 3rd out of 4 children. This past year I attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. It was an amazing year and I truly love my school. Go cougars! I am currently studying guitar performance within the music program. I love playing almost all styles but my emphasis at the University is jazz. In January I received my mission call to serve in the Mexico City Southeast, Mexico Mission. I'm currently studying in the missionary training center, and leave for Mexico in about two weeks! I can't wait to serve the people of Mexico and be an instrument in the Lord's hand in bringing people unto Jesus Christ! I will serve for two years, then return to finish up school. I am very much looking forward to the future!

Why I am a Mormon

My mother joined the church when she was fourteen, and my father was born into an LDS family, so I was born into the church from the start. As I grew, the things that I learned and the feelings I felt seemed righteous and true to me. Towards the end of high-school was when I really had to test my faith and my testimony of this church. I went through some difficult trials, and also was facing some big decisions about where I wanted to go to school, if I wanted to serve a mission, and ultimately if I wanted to continue as a member of this church once I left home as an adult. After much study, struggling, and prayer, and through spiritual experience, I came to truly know for myself that this is the Lord's true church upon the Earth, and the only church with all of the truth, and the proper priesthood keys and authority. I have a testimony of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon, that Christ's church was restored through the prophet Joseph Smith, and that we are led by a true and living prophet today, President Thomas S. Monson. Most importantly I know that I have a loving Heavenly Father, and that my Savior Jesus Christ suffered and died to save me and the rest of the world from our sins, and that through that sacrifice and through his resurrection we can be saved after all that we can do to follow him. My testimony of this grows constantly as I follow Christ, and follow the counsel of the prophet and see the blessings that come from it in my own life, and feel a wonderful sense of joy and peace.

How I live my faith

I grew up in a small town of 12,000 in Oregon, and so there were only a few other Mormon kids that I went to school with. Because of this, my peers didn't know too much about my faith, so I often had the opportunity to talk about it and explain some of the views that I hold as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I knew that a lot of what people would think about my church came from what they saw of me as a member, and so I tried to always stay true to the principles I believe in, both for my own benefit and the benefit of those who wondered what Latter Day Saints are like. Within my home ward (congregation) I served as a president of the youth group and did my best to help lead, teach, and plan activities for the youth in my local church. In my school church ward, I was called to be a counselor (kind of like an assistant or vice president) to the president of the men's organization. I helped teach, attended meetings about how we could best be of help to our members, and tried to perform and be of as much service as possible. Just as Christ loved and served those whom he met, I try to emulate his example by loving and serving others. I have been called to be a full-time missionary for the church for the next two years, and look forward to the opportunity to serve and teach the people of Mexico where I will be serving.