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Hi I'm Josh

I was born and raised in the United States. I currently am serving a mission in Hungary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently enrolled at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. My current major is Biochemistry but I plan on changing it once I return from my mission. I love to run and play ultimate frisbee with a group of friends. I also enjoy playing other sports such as soccer, basketball, and football. Some hobbies I enjoy are playing the piano and the organ, which I have played for the past eight to ten years. I currently am serving a full-time mission in Hungary.

Why I am a Mormon

My entire extended family on both sides of my parents are members of the church. As a result, I was raised since birth in this church. I never truly gained a grasp of what this church meant in my life until I was around 16 years old. I truly began reading the scriptures on my own and tried to pray morning and night. It was not until I finished the Book of Mormon that I took Moroni's promise in Moroni 10 and prayed to know if the church was true. I did receive an answer that I felt that the church was true. Since then, I have tried to orient my life, spiritually and emotionally, to what the church standards are. I have sought to discern what is right and wrong in this world and have received spiritual guidance from prayer and thought. I have felt the blessings of the atonement in my life and I am extremely grateful for it and for Jesus Christ's love for me as he died for me and my sins. I am forever in debt to him and what he did in that garden and on the cross.

How I live my faith

During the first semester at BYU, I was called as a family home evening group leader where I led a group of young single adults and did activities with them on Monday evenings. During the second semester, I was called as an executive secretary where I helped the bishop schedule appointments. This helped me know the people in my ward and serve them. I currently live my faith by going to church and trying to do at least thirty minutes of scripture study and preach my gospel everyday to prepare me to serve a mission.