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Hi I'm Rylan Shanks

I grew up in Utah. I am currently serving a Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Sweden. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

All my life I dreamt to serve a full-time LDS Mission. I plan on going to college upon my return. I know this church is true without a doubt in my mind and I can't wait to bring it to my Mission. God loves us and wants us to return to Him.

Why I am a Mormon

I know without a doubt that this church is true and I cannot wait to go out and serve and bring others to Christ and bring this happiness to them as well. The bottom line is this Gospel is a lifeline. A way. Why wouldn't you follow Him and be happy?

How I live my faith

In my ward I am a Ward Missionary, and I go on splits with the Missionaries in our area all the time. I coordinate with the Young Men and try to be the best example to them that I can be. I teach every now and again. Love being involved with the community and my ward family.

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Rylan Shanks
We baptize converts as a form of symbolism to a sense. With baptism, we believe that when we get washed clean, all of our sins are washed away. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Rylan Shanks
The Priesthood is the power and authority for worthy men to do God's work here on the Earth. Show more Show less