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Hi I'm Ryan Mears

I am a LDS missionary assigned to serve in the mission of Roseville, California from July 2013- July 2015.

About Me

My family has been the greatest example in my life. I have been blessed with great parents and older siblings. Both of my parents have grown up being members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church, my father served a mission in Texas when he was 19. Both of my older brothers have served missions and there example has been great to me and has guided me to the decision to serve a full time mission of my own. I recently graduated high school and I am excited to help other people on a full time mission for two years.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I grew up in a family where we attended church on Sunday I had to find it all to be true for myself. I am Mormon because I have received a testimony of the Book of Mormon through reading then receiving conformation that it was true through prayer. Many things have increased my testimony in the church including weekly church, scripture study, going to the temple, and serving a mission. I know through acting on my faith. Being a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has and continues to bring joy to my life. One of the opportunities of the church is giving service to those that need help. I have found that giving service to those in need brings the greatest joy to my heart and being a Mormon gives me more opportunities to serve.

How I live my faith

I regularly attend church on Sundays. I have been recently ordained elder and will be set apart as a missionary. I try and live my faith by being positive about any situation through knowing that God knows me and my struggles.