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Hi I'm Cale Bybee

Serving in the 6 as a missionary. I love music, the outdoors, fruity beverages, and I also get buckets. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I grew up in Farmington, Utah. I play piano and guitar, love music, mountain biking, baseball and basketball, fishing and most other outdoor activities. I love driving at night and hate getting my picture taken. Two of my best friend are a 6-foot white kid who can ball like AI, and a 5'8 black guy from Quatar who shoots funny. My goal in life is to keep them both humble. Before my mission I worked at a rehab center for youth. After my mission I'm headed up to Utah State University. I'm currently a missionary, serving in the Canada Toronto Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, but as I entered high school, distanced myself from God and His church. I began to associate with what I thought were new and exciting people. Things were difficult at home, and I began to look for ways to escape the consequences and circumstances I was in and the mistakes I had made. Through the sacrifice of loving parents, and a decision to finally allow God back into my life, I was introduced to some people who saved my life. It was there, as I was able to associate with them and learn from their examples, that I gained deeper insight into myself, my choices, my God and how I influence those I love. As I searched for who I was, and resolved my personal issues with God, my family, and my friends, I truly came to know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and that He can heal us of our infirmities. That healing power came through the Atonement. As I drew close to Christ and felt of His presence in my life, I began to desire to know whether the Church was true. As I read the Book of Mormon daily, I received a witness that this was, in fact, Christ's true and living church. I'm a Mormon because of I know the true gospel of Jesus Christ is found within the Mormon church. I know this because I have prayed and asked for myself, in addition to experiencing it's ability to change my life. I know that Christ lives. I know that through Him we can be forgiven of our sins and transgressions, and be healed of our infirmities, sorrows, heartaches and grief. As we draw closer to Him, our burdens are made light.

How I live my faith

Christ has come to mean so much to me. I love Him a lot. In trying to decide how I could best follow Him, I felt impressed to work towards serving a mission. Now, as a full-time missionary, I've found a lot of joy in helping others experience what I have. It's changed my life so much. It's definitely not easy, but each day brings new challenges and new ways to serve. I've loved it. It's taught me much about what it really means to be a good man, especially when no one cares, or you feel no one is watching. Integrity has become important, and being honest in the way I express who I am and what I stand for. I love Jesus Christ, and know He loves me. Because of that, I've felt a call to help others feel that love too:)

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Cale Bybee
The Atonement of Jesus Christ is the means by which a person can receive complete forgiveness of sins, and healing from the pains and heartaches we all experience here in life. 2,000 years ago, Christ knelt in the Garden of Gethsemane, and began to atone for the sins, and suffer through the trials of each person who has ever lived on this earth. To atone means to make amends or reparation. In the gospel sense, the word atone signifies the price that is naturally required for the breaking of divine laws and commandments. God has established commandments and principles we are to live by, to prepare us to one day return to live in His presence. These commandments are intended to help us become more like Him. When we transgress or disobey these commandments, we commit sin, and become unclean. In paying the price of each of our sins, Christ made it possible for us to be cleansed and become worthy to enter the presence of God. Christ has taught us how we can access His gift to us. We begin by developing faith in Him. Faith leads us to change and strive to be more like He is. This change is known as repentance. Repentance prepares us to make a promise with God to follow His commandments. This promise is made through the ordinance of baptism. After baptism we receive a gift, called the Holy Ghost, which is the guiding influence of God. Lastly, as we endure to the end and continue to implement these principles, Christ promises us lasting peace, and confidence before God. Show more Show less