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Hi I'm Nathan McBride

I grew up in Canada. Currently serving a Mission in Paris, France. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to play sports and be outdoors. Growing up in Canada I loved the beautiful climate and activities that come with it, starting to skate and play hockey at a young age. I played at high level throughout primary and secondary school until I turned 18 and decided to attend University. After my first year I decided I was going to serve a mission. I received my mission call to the France, Paris Mission leaving August 20th 2014. This was one of the biggest decisions and steps I made thus far in my life. I had so many great examples that helped me get to this point in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, meaning my parents and grandparents were members before I was born. Growing up I was taught the basic principles of the church from my parents and at church. As you get older and start making your own decisions and thinking for yourself. You have to develop a faith, and a testimony that you are a member of the true church of Jesus Christ and stop asking yourself why I'm showing up at church every week. For me this wasn't an instant realization. Over time, and a constant effort of praying, reading the scriptures (Book of Mormon) and trusting in Heavenly Father I came to know of the truthfulness of the Gospel, that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of god that translated the Book of Mormon and restored the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints here in the latter days. I would say that everything else in my life fell into perfect alignment after I came to know this truth. My life is filled with happiness and meaning, something I am extremely grateful for. This is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I have been an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints my whole life. Being a member of the church I attended meetings every Sunday and youth activities every Wednesday. I also was selected to be on a youth planning committee where we organized annual youth conferences with upwards of 800 youth. All of these activities contributed greatly to living the gospel and being a better member of the church.