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Hi I'm Ryan Nord

I grew up in a suburb outside of San Francisco, California. I went to BYU Hawaii my freshman year of college. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am serving a mission in the Concepción, Chile mission from July 2017 to July 2019 and learning to speak Spanish. I grew up in Northern California. Coming from the west coast, I love the beach.... so I went to college in Hawaii my freshman year. I traveled to Fiji in 2015 for a Humanitarian Trip and built bathrooms in a small village. I love singing, soccer, good food, family, friends, and this gospel! I love traveling the world and hope to visit many countries in my future experiences.

Why I am a Mormon

I feel so blessed to have been born into this church. I grew up a member my whole life, but I have never doubted that this church is true because I have developed a testimony of the Book of Mormon and the Bible. I love the comfort that we can feel through priesthood blessings. It gives me peace knowing that families will live together forever and that life does not end here on Earth. We all have a purpose in life and we are here to learn, grow, and experience life before we can live with our divine loving Heavenly Father once again. I believe that our Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost are 3 separate beings. The Holy Ghost is our constant companion if we are worthy to have Him with us. This is one of the greatest blessings we have been given. I promise if you study and ponder the scriptures and message from our missionaries and then pray to know if these things are true, you will receive an answer. I'm a Mormon. I live it. I love it.

How I live my faith

I love this church with all my heart. I attended early morning gospel study all 4 years of high school and graduated in 2016. I went to youth group every week all growing up. I have been in every youth quorum presidency and in college I was the games director of our weekly Monday night gathering. I go to church every week and attend the temple as often as I can. I am so excited to share this gospel with the people of Chile. I try to be a friend to all and share a smile with someone in need when I can. Any time I can lift someone up through service, kind words, or lending a hand I try to!