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Hi I'm Josh

I grew up in Utah and Washington state in the US. I am one of 6 in my family, and I have 3 sisters. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have attended BYU Provo, and plan on going back there after my mission to England. My favorite subjects in school have been math, science, and art. I have enjoyed drawing, painting, and glass-work the most out of the types of art I have done. I am majoring in Mechanical Engineering, and hope to go into Biomedical Engineering later in life. I have 3 sisters, two older and one younger. Both of my parents were born into the church and are active today.

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up in the church, and have been active my whole life. It was easy to rely on my parents and others, along with others' testimonies, when I younger. However, it was important to me to know for myself if I truly believed in what I was taught and decide if I wanted to continue learning and growing in the gospel. As a future missionary it is important to gain a testimony of your own before you leave, and through my own experiences with the scriptures, overcoming trials, etc. I have gained a personal testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel. I have been able to learn more about the happiness and fulfillment that the gospel brings, as I have felt it in my own life. Being away at college gave me a bigger chance to make decisions on my own and learn what I truly found important in my life. Through that I have learned of the impact even the seemingly small things like daily prayer and scripture study can have on a person, and I have been able to gain a testimony of the importance of them. I know that there is a Heavenly Father that truly loves each of us, and a son who died for us. I am grateful for the opportunity I will have to share what I have learned and will continue to learn on a mission, and I hope to bring light and happiness to those I meet.

How I live my faith

I used to be the a communications committee chair in my young single adult ward in Utah. There I helped let people know about events and answer questions when people had them. I also helped make the paper program for the Sunday meetings and add announcements to it as necessary. Currently I just help out at my home ward wherever I am needed as I do not have a calling and I am waiting to leave on my mission.