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Hi I'm Kade

I'm from Wyoming. I shoot guns. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised on a ranch in Southwest Wyoming. I have a unique family that sure is good to me. I am the youngest of 6 kids and I recently returned from my mission in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo East mission. It was the greatest experience of my life. I spent the second half of my mission on three little islands off the north coast of Venezuela. It was an awesome experience being able to meet people from around the Caribbean and share the gospel in their homes. I love the country. More than 2 days in the city and I'm looking for the quickest route out. I'm currently going to school at BYU Idaho, trying to get through my first semester while I learn how to do homework once again.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church. It has always seemed second nature to go to church on Sundays etc. However, my parents never forced me to go. I was lucky enough to grow up and have their great examples. While in the mission field, I gained a strong conviction that this is the true church restored to the earth. I can't recall one major experience that changed my life, but consistent, simple confirmations through study of the Bible and Book of Mormon have helped me to build a solid testimony of the truthfulness of the church. Here is the pure doctrine taught by Jesus Christ and his apostles. Here is the Priesthood authority of God to perform baptisms and other necessary ordinances to be able to return to live with God. I am a Mormon because this church is the only true church on the face of the earth.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving in several callings here at BYU I. It is definitely a challenge balancing school and church, but it is rewarding to have opportunities to serve in the gospel. I learned while on my mission that the greatest source of self satisfaction/worth is losing yourself in the service of God and his children. It amazed me while serving a mission in the Caribbean how well the Lord knows His children. I have a testimony that although we often feel unnoticed or insignificant, God is very aware and involved in our lives. I saw this as I was lead to people who were without hope and who had been praying for help. The message of the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ lightens people's lives more than any medication, therapy, or quantity of money. Serving to the best of my abilities in my church callings has allowed me to feel of the love that God has for his children. I think one of the greatest aspects of this church is that sooner or later, each of us will be given an opportunity to serve. How diligently we serve will ultimately determine what type of disciple of Christ we become.