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Hi I'm Andrew Wiscombe

I'm a singer-songwriter/musician and a US Army combat veteran. More importantly, I'm a husband, father and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Music and lyrics have played a big part in my life and have helped me to convey the messages deep in my soul. I write words coupled with sounds in an attempt to help others relate or cope with struggles in their life. Music has touched me when no person or spoken words can. I served a full-time LDS mission to Brazil and learned to truly love unconditionally there. I returned home and joined the US Army and was a soldier for seven years, spending some time in South Korea and Kansas. I met my wife while serving in the military and fell deeply in love with her. We had one son who was born while I was deployed to Iraq. We had another born a couple of years later. Combat deeply scarred my soul and I struggled reintegrating back into normal life. I graduated college and worked so hard trying to feel normal again but it didn't work. I felt in danger and alienated from everyone around me. It has taken and is taking a lot of healing from professionals and the Lord Jesus Christ to overcome this battle. Music has been so therapeutic and has helped me to write down my thoughts and feelings in a beautiful creative way. My family has been so helpful and has shown me the love the Savior would show me Himself.

Why I am a Mormon

I have found that God has been so good to me and has helped me through so many trials as a result of my attempted obedience to His commandments and gospel that I found through this church. It is His church and is guided by His hand. I have had the the truthfulness of Christ, Our Heavenly Father, the Book of Mormon, the prophet Joseph Smith, and modern day prophets confirmed to me through the Holy Ghost on multiple occasions. In Matthew 16:16-17 Peter confesses his belief in Christ and Jesus tells him he is blessed because it was not flesh and blood that revealed this truth to him, but rather God through His spirit. The world may think me foolish for believing something I have never seen, but so much of this world cannot be seen. The feelings and truth expressed to me about the truthfulness of this church are just as real as the sun or wind. I am happier when I am following the teachings I have learned. Another important aspect of this gospel that you do not find elsewhere is the nature of the family and it's ability to become eternal. This is the greatest gift we can have. Heaven without my wife and boys would not be heaven. So I strive to live a life that will allow my family to be together through all eternity. The temple is a beautiful place that helps us accomplish this if we strive to live like God asks us to.

How I live my faith

I try every day to love my fellow man as Jesus would. To see them through His eyes and appreciate the beautiful person that they are. Everybody has beauty and we have to be willing to look past the bad (like the Savior does for us) and see the good. I would rather lift others up then tear them down. Regardless of religion, race, economic status, gender, or whatever classifications we create, I love and appreciate humanity. I also strive to live the life He would want me to by keeping the commandments He has given us through the Book of Mormon and the Bible. Coupled together those books are a powerful guide to help us navigate this life.