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Hi I'm Braden Richards

I have grown up in Utah and Colorado, I love sports and being outside, I'm a missionary. And I'm a Mormon

About Me

I love any sport, but in high school i competed in Cross Country, Wrestling, and Track. I love to go fishing and hunting, especially fly fishing at high mountain lakes and streams. I am currently serving a mission in the Adriatic South Mission, which covers Albania, Macedonia, and Kosovo. I love the language and the culture. There is nothing better than being a missionary. Afterwards I will be attending Brigham Young University Provo (BYU) to study Engineering. My goals in life are to serve a mission, get married in the temple, raise several kids in the Gospel, become an Oral Surgeon, and continue serving in the Church for the rest of my life!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because i have received a witness that this is the one and only true church, and I have had many experiences that shown me that this church makes anyone have a better life. I choose to be a member because it has a positive effect that is unrivaled by any other thing in this world. Although the lifestyle is sometimes hard to follow and difficult to understand at times, the results from living the gospel have changed my life and allowed me to change into the man that the lord has intended me to be. One of the biggest doctrines in the gospel that has changed my life the most is the Atonement of Jesus Christ. I know that he died on the cross for me and by doing that he has prepared a way for me to repent and become pure and without sin before the Lord. It has changed my life tremendously. Also the Book Of Mormon is the most amazing and true book in the world. It is filled with truth that is unrivaled by any other book, and although it was written long ago there are applications to every aspect of my life and it has helped me to change my life to be the best I can be.

How I live my faith

I have been a member of the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints my whole life. I know that this gospel has shaped my life, so i believe that i live my faith by living life as a son of God and by doing what is right at all times. I also believe that service is a huge way that i live my faith. My father has taught me to always look for ways to serve other people and to always serve them if the opportunity arises. I am currently living my faith as a missionary in Albania.