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Hi I'm Clay Crandall

I grew up on a ranch in Chesterfield, Idaho. I'm a cowboy and love backcountry snowmobiling, mountain biking, and the outdoors.

About Me

I grew up on our ranch located in Chesterfield, Idaho. Throughout my life I've really enjoyed doing things that involved the outdoors. A lot of the time that I spent outside was fixing fence on our ranch, riding a horse to move the cows, and doing the small everyday tasks that kept the ranch up and running. The summer months are pretty busy for our family but when winter comes around, we enjoy back country snowmobiling in the mountains of Southeast Idaho and Wyoming. I love technical riding in the trees and the thrill of cresting the top of a mountain and seeing the whole world from a bird's eye view. You get to see God's creations in a way that most people don't get to see. Currently I'm a missionary in the Washington D.C. area and I get to help people change their lives for the better and come closer to Jesus Christ. So far my plans for after the mission involve going to school at BYU. I want to do something related to the snowmobiling industry.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because there is no reason not to be. When you learn about Jesus Christ and his gospel, everything it covers has to do with making bad people good, and good people better. Why wouldn't I want something that's going to help me be a better person? The Gospel of Jesus Christ has something to offer for everyone whether they are living a high end lifestyle or living a more low key lifestyle. I love how the gospel is like that. Everyone is dependent on something (food, money, the outdoors, video games, etc...) but in the end it's Jesus Christ and his Atonement we are all going to have to rely on. He provides the kind of help we all need and it is because of Him that I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by helping out my neighbors. "Do unto others as you would have them do to you." It might be splitting wood for a neighbor, helping them move cows, or something as simple as going over to visit with them. I really enjoy the feeling I get when I know that I was able to help someone out. When you are active in the gospel, not just in church attendance, you learn more about Jesus Christ, yourself, and how to better help the people you associate with.