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Hi I'm Ryan

I am a nerd! I love being around people. I love to crack jokes. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a fun loving teenager. I just completed high school and was lucky enough to graduate as salutatorian of my class, but it was a smaller school. I played on the tennis team and just had a blast with all the guys. I also was able to debate and be a student body officer. I like to be busy, but I also try to make sure I have time to relax and have fun. Music is a lot of fun for me! I love to rock out on my piano and sing in choir until my voice hurts. I have a lot of energy and I enjoy going out and trying new things. Anyone that knows me would tell you that I'm not afraid to go and put myself out there in front of people. I'm tall, lean, and I can grow a full beard! I even once had a mustache, but it looked so awful I shaved it the same day. If you saw it you would understand, trust me! I plan on going on to college and I hope that I'll be able to do something where I can help a lot of people one day. I just love people! It's so fun to goof around with my friends. I also have a fantastic family! I am the youngest and I have a brother and sister. I really enjoy my life and I've been given so much to be happy about! There are so many awesome people around me. Life is good! end of story.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have gained a witness that it is Christ's church here on the earth today. I know that it is true. My faith gives me peace and comfort in my darkest hours. The church has helped me become a better person than I could have ever become on my own. It has brought me so close to my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, and I have such a deep relationship with them. I am a Mormon because I have read the Book of Mormon and I know that it is the word of God. It has touched my heart and changed my entire life. I also have read the Bible and know of it's truth. I am a Mormon because I have had my prayers answered countless times. I have had so many personal miracles in my life. The gospel has helped me overcome things that I wasn't strong enough to overcome on my own. The gospel has given me hope when all I wanted to do was give up. I am a Mormon because it helps me become the person that I want to be. I am a Mormon because I have come to love Jesus Christ and my Heavenly Father with all my heart. I have felt their love for me so strongly that it has brought me to tears. Feelings like that are too powerful and wonderful to be imagined. The joy is so powerful that I want to share it with everyone! I know God lives! I know He loves me! I know that this is His church! It is the restored gospel of Jesus Christ on the earth today! I know this with all my heart. I cannot deny it. and that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying everyday to be more like our Savior, Jesus Christ. I try to be positive and to serve and sincerely care about everyone around me. I have been able to hold some leadership roles in my youth groups where I had to chance to serve my peers. I also chose to serve as a missionary for 2 years of my life in Arizona during which I am devoting all of my time to serving people and trying to share the gospel with everybody that will hear it. I try to be a good brother and son. I pray and read my scriptures every day. Every month I used to go with my dad and we would teach a family from our ward (congregation) more about the gospel. I go to church on Sunday and love being there. Most importantly, I am striving to be a better person and the church helps me be more like my greatest example, Jesus Christ.Only through Christ can I become the person I want to become.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

The missionaries will invite you to come closer to Jesus Christ by teaching you His gospel. They just want to help add to your goodness and they know the gospel is the way to do it! They'll teach you why you're here, where you came from, and where you're going. These truths will fulfill your needs and deepest desires. Show more Show less