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Hi I'm Joshua Child

I grew up in Ammon, Idaho & I am currently serving a mission in South Dakota!

About Me

I am 18! I am currently serving a mission in the North Dakota Bismark Mission! I love to do anything that involves technology! I love setting up a new TV room and surround sound or putting together a computer! I love figuring out how things work! I would have to say that I am pretty good at doing anything with technology. Before my mission I was attending High School in Idaho Falls, Idaho! I loved every day of my high school career. During my free time you could normally find me creating the school's yearbook! It was one of my very favorite things to do! I was the Editor-in-chief my senior year and enjoyed every second of it! I have an incredible family! I have 4 younger siblings! Two little brothers and two little sisters! I love them so much! They are my world and they mean everything to me! Both of my brothers play tons of soccer so I got into that a little bit However, I was mostly just the much hated ref when it came to soccer! My little sisters dance and do gymnastics, I love going to a routine and cheering them on anytime I can! I have incredible parents! My father is a seminary teacher for the church and has been all my life. He teaches at Hillcrest High School in Idaho Falls and is always doing all he can to provide our family, with an extra special focus on my mom! My mom is an incredible woman! She is a RN but currently is our stay at home mom! I am who I am because of my mom! I love her so much and I am grateful for the great example she is!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the example of great friends and family! I have been a Mormon all my life and I will never leave! I am a Mormon because I know that I have a God who loves me more than I can know or ever comprehend. He has my best interests at heart and I love knowing that I can pray to him for guidance any time and for anything! I am a Mormon because of the example of Jesus Christ. I rely on his atonement, or the way that we can be forgiven of our sins, each and every day of my life. The sacrifices that he made in his life here on earth are near and dear to my heart and they continue to amaze me every day! I am a Mormon because I know Christ is my savior and because I know this is what he wants me to be doing! I have never been so sure of anything in my entire life as I am of the gospel and of its truthfulness! My name is Josh Child, I am a missionary, I am a friend, and I am a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I live my faith currently by serving a full-time mission for the church! I have chosen to leave my family for the next two years and spread this magnificent gospel! The reason I chose to come out is because of the happiness that the gospel has brought me and my family that I want all to have. I love the quote, "I chose to leave my family for two years so that other families can be together forever." I love seeing my beliefs grow and mature as I help teach and bring others unto Christ! I spend about two to three hours a day studying the gospel, I love to read modern day scripture from the Prophet and Apostles as well as to study my scriptures! I then spend the rest of the day teaching lessons and meeting new people. I love to teach people about this church because it has changed my life completely and that I know will continue to change my life for as long as I live! I am currently serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Rapid City, South Dakota!I love my mission and know that the message we share as missionaries is the truth! I know it! I live it! But most of all I love the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints!