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Hi I'm Josh

I love music, art, and sharing the gospel. I love the people of the California Bakersfield Mission. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have a strong testimony that this church is truth. I was blessed to be born into a family that knew the gospel and lived it faithfully. My family has been a great strength to me, but everyone needs to come to a sure knowledge of the truth for themselves. For me, I got that in the way that Alma describes in chapter 32. It started off as a desire to learn -- a seed, now it has grown to a knowledge that I cannot deny. I am now serving a mission in the great state of California. I have been able to see the joy that comes from helping other families come unto the gospel. I see miracles everyday. There is so much that testifies that we have a Father in Heaven that lives and loves us beyond comprehension. Just like the strength we receive in our individual families, we gain much more with our heavenly family. I am a lover of the arts. I have grown up with an instrument in my hands. I love being able to share a story that will eventually help someone come to a greater understanding. A picture's worth a thousand words right? Along with that, I love going out and having random adventures. Life is fun! I will always be down to go on another adventure, so let me know where you want to go!

Why I am a Mormon

I love the church. I was born into it, but my conversion has been ongoing since then. What keeps me going in my progression of learning is the knowledge that I have that God is our Father in heaven. It amazes me the potential that we all have, and I will always strive to reach that. I know the church is true because the Holy Ghost speaks to me every day telling me that it is true. I love the gospel and the happiness it brings me.

How I live my faith

I know that the gospel is true, and because of that, I do my best to share it with others. True happiness comes from aligning our will with God's. There are so many people that don't get that. That is why I am serving a mission. I know the happiness that this brings me. It is the most important part of my life. With it, I know the potential that everyone has to be happy. Another way that I have been able to see my faith grow is by having fun! Men are that they might have joy. A lot of people look at the gospel as a set of restrictions to life. In reality, it is what sets us free to have more fun. I believe that by going out and enjoying the blessings that God has given us is the perfect way to share our testimony. If this gospel brings joy, why don't we show it?