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Hi I'm Joey Hanny

I enjoy playing and listening to music. I like spending time with my friends and family. I like playing soccer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've lived in many places as I've grown up, because my father was in the military. I graduated from a high school that I was able to stay in for all four years. I was in the concert bands and in the drum line in the marching band. I also participated in drum line when the marching band season was over. I love music, and I love spending time with my friends and family. As I grew up, I had spent a lot of time playing soccer with friends. My friends and I enjoy playing board and video games together too. Even though I moved around a lot, I was able to still play and hang out with my friends through video games. Now that I am finished with my secondary schooling, I have been called to serve a mission in Idaho. I have never lived in Idaho before, but my father has with his family. My mission is amazing to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church. Ever since I could remember, I have enjoyed going to church. This is where most of my best friends are. I believed it was true because my family did. When I grew up, I decided that I needed to know if it was true for myself. I had decided to read The Book of Mormon all the way through in short period of time. After I had finished, I knelt down and prayed to know if this book is true. I waited for a time and felt peace. I felt a comforting feeling that was the answer to my prayer. I felt like life was so clear. I felt the Holly Ghost testifying that it is true. I now know The Book of Mormon is true. I asked if the church was true, and I received another answer saying that it is true. I believe in Christ and I know this is His church. As I learn more about the gospel, I learn how to better improve my life. After that experience, I went to church the next Sunday and saw that my friends were there with me, and they were trying to be the best they could be. We were working together trying to become better people and helping each other along the way. I have moved around a lot. I have noticed that where ever I go, the strength and the friendship of the families I meet are the same. Even when I went nearly half my country away, the families were still friendly, strengthening, and often tried to include me and my family in activities. I've seen through my personal experiences and through the community of my church that the teachings of Christ are true and the this is His church.

How I live my faith

Throughout my life I have learned the teachings of Christ and I strive to follow his example. I still have a lot to learn, so I study m scriptures everyday. In order to understand the gospel better, I attend my church meetings every Sunday. To me, it seems like a lot of the gospel is serving others. I try to help other people as much as I can. This is why I'm serving a mission. This has also influenced my decisions for my future career. The people in my church care for one another. As a young man, I was able to participate with my friends in services projects where we would go help someone in the community, whether they are a member or not. I enjoy the opportunities to help out my community in any way I can. I enjoy when others smile, and I look forward to other ways I can help people.