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Hi I'm Parker Cowan

I love to golf, be outdoors, and eat ice cream, I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm a native Oregonian. I've spent the majority of my life living there except for a brief 2 1/2 year stint in California. I love to play basketball, football, and especially golf. I also love to do just about anything outdoors. I'm a loyal Northwestern fan to my Seahawks and Blazers. I'm attending BYU in Idaho right now majoring in Human Biology. Right now I'm serving as a missionary in the Washington DC North Mission. Oh and one more thing, Go Ducks!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have received a witness for myself that this is God's restored church once again on the Earth. I've had too many experiences in my life that have proved the existence of God and the truth of this Gospel. I know that God lives as does his son Jesus Christ. I love that everyday I can be cleansed and empowered to improve tomorrow. The gospel brings peace and happiness into my life and allows me to look at any situation with a positive attitude. The Book of Mormon has helped me face many challenges in my life and I love reading from it. I'm a Mormon because I want to be and I enjoy it!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to be an example everyday. One of my favorite NBA players Damian Lillard once said, "If what you did yesterday still looks big, then you haven't done much today." I have made this quote my life motto and I strive to be better everyday. I'm so grateful to my Savior Jesus Christ and that we have the Atonement. Everyday we can better ourselves and improve our weaknesses. Right now I have the opportunity to be a full time missionary. It's hard but extremely rewarding work. Everyday I get to go out and find people hoping that at least one person will be touched by the message we carry. I really enjoy meeting so many different people. Everyone has a different story, everyone is at a different place, but everybody needs the loving embrace the gospel will bring. I enjoy being able to study the scriptures individually and with my companions. I make it a goal to pray and study everyday, and attend church every sunday. I simply just try to be the best person I can each day.