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Hi I'm Josh

I grew up in Utah. I'm studying engineering. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small Utah town that you would miss if you blinked, but it was the best place to live. I have many fond memories of me and my family spending time camping, hiking, fishing, and snowmobiling in the nearby mountains. I am a total robotics and electronics geek, and I'm studying Electrical and Computer Engineering in college. I've also begun to take interest in working on cars, engines, appliances, and so on. I got to serve a mission for the LDS Church from 2013 to 2015 in Oklahoma, and learned enough Spanish to share Jesus Christ's Gospel with both the English and Spanish speaking populations. It was a wonderful blessing I will never regret doing.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up in Utah, it is easy to assume that I'm a Mormon just because it's what my family believed, and that was true for the first 14 or so years of my life. That, however, is never enough. After reading through the Book of Mormon, I wanted to know for myself that the Book was true, and in consequence the Church that it is forever tied to. Following the counsel given in the last chapter (Moroni 10), I knelt and prayed, and I asked if the book was true. I had a strong, warm feeling that I recognized as the Holy Ghost, confirming the truth of the Book of Mormon. In turn, I could know that Joseph Smith was a true Prophet of God, and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was Christ's true church. Whenever I doubt, all I have to do is remember that night, and I can know without a doubt that God is my Heavenly Father and that his Son, Jesus Christ, is my Savior, and that His church was restored through a modern Prophet.

How I live my faith

I live my faith first and foremost by living according to God's commandments, and by sharing the blessings that it brings to me. This was especially important while I was sharing the Gospel in Oklahoma, and as I share the Gospel now, because I'm not just trying to advertise my religion. I wanna share the blessings which I've received by living the Gospel.