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Hi I'm Josh Van Wagenen

I grew up in Utah. I am currently serving in the Maryland Baltimore Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I recently graduated from high school and I like to think I was a good athlete. Hopefully there is some truth to that. I played basketball and ran track, but really ball is life. I have learned to speak Spanish here on my mission as well. I am from the Salt Lake area, but Lake Powell is my home.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up living the standards and following the example of my parents, but their is a point in everyones lives that you have to decide for yourself what you want to do. I decided that I would give it a shot and really find out if this church was the one true church. I hadn't received an answer all too specific but I continued doing the things that I was told and continued to grow my testimony of the divinity of this gospel. Then I chose to serve a mission and have come to realize that the church is true, through the experiences I have had and the things that I have seen. I am a Mormon because I know it is true.

How I live my faith

As of right now, I'm serving a full time mission, which means I get to go out every day and teach others about our faith and help them grow closer to Christ. We do this for 2 years. We spend all of our time helping others receive the blessings that the gospel has brought and continues to bring into our lives.