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Hi I'm Josh Maxwell

I served a mission in Brazil. I'm working as a programmer. I'm training to become a computer security professional. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a student studying computer science. Once finished with my degree I plan to get my masters degree in computer security. I am currently working as a software developer and loving it. I recently got married to an amazing woman and I love spending time with her do any really anything. My personal hobbies include mountain biking and hiking, camping when I have time, and video games. I also love learning new things and experimenting with new technologies.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the testimony I have of the Book of Mormon. During my mission I really solidified this testimony. Really and studying and praying about it each day I realized how beautiful it was. I know that Joseph Smith is a prophet and that he truly translated the Book of Mormon from the ancient record like he said. There is no way that any man could invent such a story that rings so true to the soul as the Book of Mormon does to mine. It completes the doctrines taught in the other scriptures and expounds and gives greater understanding that we need to truly follow Christ in the way that He intended. I love the comfort that having a living prophet gives. I know that President Thomas S. Monson is a living prophet and that he converses with God in directing the church today. I know this is the true church because of the repeated witnesses I've received from the Holy Ghost and I cannot deny those witnesses.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving others whenever I can. I enjoy participating in large service projects such as Helping Hands Projects or simple getting together as a ward to serve someone in the community. I feel that service is one of the best ways to show Christlike love and commitment. A most important part of my faith is that I was married in the temple to the most amazing girl, we were sealed together there for all eternity. Together as a new family we try to live our faith my praying together each night and doing family nights each week. Right up until I got married my calling in the church was as an adviser to the young men. This included preparing lessons to instruct them on Sundays, and preparing uplifting activities to do each week and on weekends. I love working with the young men and help them to develop there testimonies.