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Hi I'm Braydon Hudak

I am a Canadian, love playing and listening to music, and I am currently serving in the Canada Toronto mission speaking Mandarin!

About Me

I was born in Lethbridge Alberta, but moved to Red Deer due to my Father's work. I have a huge passion for music, and have spent many of hours both playing and listening to it. I have loved playing percussion since Grade 6. After Grade 8 I started to put a piano we had at home to use and I also joined a marching band. I did marching band for four years in the drum line, and had the opportunity to perform and compete in both Malaysia and Italy. I am currently serving a mission, going to Toronto Canada speaking Mandarin. Afterwords, I want to attend school in Alberta and study Chemical Engineering, however, that may change as I serve and learn more about who I am! I live in a family of six and am the oldest of four. Being an older brother can be stressful, but it is also a lot of fun! I am very blessed to have the family that I do.

Why I am a Mormon

Through this church, I have found that my life has been made easier. I used to have a fairly weak testimony, and I didn't seem to be getting anywhere with things. I noticed that overall, I wasn't that happy in my life. I knew that there was something missing. I started to get more involved in church, seeking to know about it's truthfulness, and through various experiences, I noticed my prayers were answered, and I felt confirmations regarding truths that I had prayed about. The answers didn't come right away, but as I sought out to know the truth, having faith that I would receive it, I finally was able to learn. As I grew my testimony and my knowledge in regards to this church, I found that trials in my life seemed to get easier, and overall I actually felt satisfied with how things were going, and I was actually happy. Attending a school where standards seemed to drop, I was able to hold up my own standards, and worked hard to improve myself. The more I grew dedicated to this cause, the more I seemed to feel confident about this religion. Any questions I had about different principles soon left as I saw the results of living them. These experiences are what can give us the most knowledge. This faith has blessed me in so many ways, and I am so grateful that I get to spend the next two years of my life dedicating myself to serve our loving Heavenly Father. I know He knows each one of us personally, and he wants us to return to Him. Through the teachings of Jesus that are taught in this church, I know that this is possible. Jesus Christ has changed my life for the better, and I know I would not be here now and I would not feel the joy that comes with the gospel had I not decided to find the truth for myself.

How I live my faith

When I was younger, I honestly didn't do all to many things when it came to church. I was more or less just coasting, my Mom would go, so I would go. And I enjoyed it and all, but it more or less just stayed at church attendance. However, both before the mission and on it, I got more serious about these things. If I was planning on serving a mission, I had to start preparing, and making sure this was something that I truly believed in. So I found from doing the small and simple things that everyone says, by attending church with a purpose, by praying with real intent, and studying scriptures deeply, searching for answers, I was able to get to a point where I have more confidence in my service in the church. Now as a missionary, I have the blessing to share this wonderful gospel with others, using whatever broken Mandarin I have ready at that point. By sharing this gospel, I have seen so many blessings, and it has strengthened my testimony. Just by simply living the principles, you learn how it can affect and improve the good things that are in your life, and make the bad things more endurable. By taking the leap of faith to start living it, it becomes a lot easier to keep living it if you are fully committed.