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Hi I'm Josh Hudgins

I'm from Arizona. I'm a full time Missionary. I'm serving in Norway. I love to sing. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I mostly enjoy doing theatre. Anywhere from acting to singing. I love a big audience! I recently graduated from High School and have been called to serve as a full time missionary. I am currently serving in the Norway, Oslo mission. Very different from Chandler, Arizona! Serving a mission has been a wonderful experience. I've never had to rely on the Lord more in my lifetime and I love hearing about the many blessings my family is receiving. A mission is quite a blessing!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and have been raised in it all my life. My mother and many family members and ancestors behind her have been apart of this church for generations. I personally, did not find my true testimony of the church until my late teens. Of course, every teenager has their rebellions and wants their own ways. I was the same and at times I didn't want to be apart of this church. Although, I have always known the church was true in the back of my mind. I just chose to ignore it for my own selfish reasons. Eventually, the light turned on once again and I became guilty for the things I was doing and understood that this wasn't the path God wanted for me. My testimony has always been 100% strong in knowing my purpose, where I am from, and where I am going. So now whenever I start to think of myself and think lesser about my standards I remember why I am really here and I focus on the big picture. These truths help me overcome trials and prevent me from following wrong paths that, at the time, I would so wish to take. This church and the teachings of Christ bring me peace in an ever moving, ever changing world. But God doesn't move quickly from one thing to the next and God does not change. I know I can always rely on him even when I may be changing and moving forward in my life.

How I live my faith

I've been called to serve a mission, so for the next two years of my life I will do nothing but serve the Lord. I'm putting everything on hold. School, career, hobbies, friends, and even family. Each day I hope to serve my fellow man and meet the needs of any new friends I come across in Norway. This is a calling I have anticipated since I was a young boy and finally the opportunity has arisen. A mission is very hard. That is true. It's actually extremely hard! Especially as I've been learning to speak Norwegian. But I have had to humble myself before the Lord and fall to my knees. As I have prayed and pleaded with God to help me accomplish this great mission my faith has been immensely heightened. I know that through the Lord I can gain the strength to accomplish what I need to do.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Josh Hudgins
If I look at things scientifically, this Earth, the plants, the animals, the environments, the humans... You and me, everything fits together so harmoniously. It is no chance that this planet perfectly houses and supplies every mean for humans to exist. Also, I look at the design of human being. Our bodies and our brains are so complex down to the single cell. It is a design that is so beautiful and so complex that it must be manifest of a higher being. On a spiritual level, I have witnessed the Lord's hand and his blessings too many times to count. My life is full of them. Whether it be inspiration I receive or revelation of things that are meant for me personally, I have seen them. With no doubt in my mind do I believe that there is a God. This life is not chance. This life is full of purpose. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Josh Hudgins
Mormons do not only serve Mormons. In fact, Mormons do not serve people. People serve people. Regardless of the title we hold, it is our duty and commandment to serve our fellow man. This is a firm belief in the Mormon church. Service. It does not matter who you are or what your stand for or the title you hold. We are all here on this Earth together and we all experience hard things. A true Mormon, or a true brother/sister/friend/fellow being, must find it in their heart to reach out to those around them and selflessly aid them and their struggles. It is also our duty to exercise this practice. Giving service is not a one time thing. It should come out from inside us every day from rise till rest. Show more Show less