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Hi I'm Tanner Bean

I'm from good 'ole Blackfoot, Idaho! I will be serving a mission in Tallahassee, Florida. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello everyone! I don't know where to start, so I guess a good place to start is the beginning! I have lived in Blackfoot my whole life and I have three older brothers. My parents are great and so is my home! It helps having a mom that is a great cook! I will be serving a mission in Tallahassee, Florida and couldn't be more excited! Afterwards I will be attending college and obtaining my pre-med degree. I'm just a little Idaho kid with big dreams! I've always had many dreams and they give me motivation to achieve what I want too. I could never do it alone though! My family, friends, and Heavenly Father have all played roles in getting me where I am today! Now I am going to rewind a bit. During high school I played rugby for three years and my team and I made it to the state competition twice. There are so many lessons to learn from sports. Unity. Strength. Leadership. Humility. I hope that I can play again someday! Besides rugby, I love the outdoors! Camping, fishing, hiking, and hunting are my favorite things to do and I take every chance I get to go! The outdoors is my home. Anyways, thats me!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the Gospel makes me happy. Christ took upon Himself the sins of the world. His grace enables us to be happy! To be pure! Going through life without happiness is like walking in a foot of mud. Each day is hard. I know this because I have been very unhappy. When I turn to the Lord in prayer and in my daily actions He comforts me, guides me, strengthens me, and helps me to be happy even when I am having a difficult time. Christ helps us bear our burdens. He desires us to have joy. All of us. I love the Lord with all that I possess because all that I have and all that I am are because of Him. I know the Gospel is true. Joseph Smith did restore the Gospel to the Earth under the direction of Our Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ. If we listen to Him and follow the commandments we will be blessed throughout all eternity. In the name of Jesus Christ, Amen

How I live my faith

I strive to live my faith in everything that I do. I will be serving a mission for the LDS church for two years in Tallahassee, Florida. Everything I have done for the past two years has been to get where I am now. I was not always strong in the Gospel. I wasn't very active. A couple years ago I really began to study the Book of Mormon. This was when I was truly converted. The Gospel enriches, brightens, and strengthens everyone. As I read the Book of Mormon I gained a testimony of its truthfulness and that it is another testament of Jesus Christ. Christ lives. I desire to share this message with everyone I meet! He loves all of all of us. I know this because I have experienced it. I live my faith by keeping the commitments that I make and serving others. There is no better way to show a person you love them than by providing service to them. It invites goodness into their lives, and into your own. I serve others whenever I get the chance. I want to help them. I want to see everyone smile. A smile brightens everyone's day!