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Hi I'm Dylan Pike

I grew up in Herriman, Utah. I am a college student and music enthusiast. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a student at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. Studying business administration and music has been a lot of fun. I love to learn, and I especially love the experiences I've had in college. It's been great to not only learn by study, but also to learn by experiencing things and exploring the world around me! Growing up, I always wanted to be a good influence on those around me. I wanted to inspire others to be better and to be willing to step outside of their comfort zone to experience life and find happiness by pursuing their goals and dreams. I always looked up to successful people who wanted to make the world a better place, and I've always wanted to be like them in lifting others around them. There is no better way to find happiness than to serve and lift others! Music, I feel, is another powerful way to influence and help others. I love music. I often find myself browsing through record stores, collecting records and CDs, and experiencing the power of music in my own life. Playing the guitar has helped me manage stress and is one of my favorite things to do. Music has done so much for me and I want to be able to do the same for others using my own talents. There are few things in this world greater than the power of music!

Why I am a Mormon

When I was about fifteen years old, I attended a seminary program for my church. It was a regular part of my school schedule and I attended every day of my 9th grade year. In this class one day, we had a lesson about Joseph Smith's vision of God and Jesus Christ in the Sacred Grove and the events that occurred that led to the formation of this church. I felt something in my heart I could not explain that day. It was a strangely powerful feeling of peace that told me in my heart what we were learning was true: That Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God and that he restored His true church on the earth. I know, without a single doubt, that Joseph Smith saw God, the Father, and His Son, Jesus Christ. I know that he was a true prophet of God, and I know that the Book of Mormon is also the word of God, in addition to the Bible. Above everything, I know that God is real. I have had that confirmed to me time and again. In hard times in my life, I have felt God's love for me, comforting me when I really needed it. I know He hears my prayers and wants the best for me. It is for these reasons that I'm a Mormon, and am proud to proclaim the love God has for everybody on this earth.

How I live my faith

I currently live my faith as a regular member of my church. I attend church every Sunday, pray often, and read from the Book of Mormon or the Bible daily. I particularly love reading the New Testament and about the life of Jesus Christ. I also live my faith by trying my best to look to God in all I do. I try to express my gratitude towards all God has blessed me with by devoting my time to Him and by trying to follow the example of Jesus Christ in all I do. I also try my best to stand up for the things I think are right and true in this incredibly complicated world we live in today. I am serving a two year full-time mission in the Oakland/San Francisco area for my church. I will be living my faith in all I do for two years, putting behind me all my personal cares as I go out and teach others what I have come to know as true for myself. I hope to bring many people closer to God and Jesus Christ, and look forward to this opportunity.

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

Dylan Pike
In my life, I personally have found that I know that God exists because I can feel His love for me in my life. It may sound odd, but when I've come upon hard times in my life I have felt an overwhelmingly powerful peace in my heart that I know is the love of God comforting me. I've only felt this when I've devoted time to Him through prayer, study, and active church attendance, but when I do feel it, I know it's coming straight from Him. It's hard to explain, but I know everyone can feel this love if they devote time to Him, and it's an unmistakable feeling when you do experience it. Show more Show less