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Hi I'm Hyrum Kunz

I am 18 years old. I am just about to graduate from highschool and have chosen to serve a mission.

About Me

I am 18 and about to graduate from high school. I have done highschool wrestling. I love painting and art in general. Right now I am an apprentice plumber. I will be continuing my education in collage next. I think I might go into mechanical engineering. I am about to leave to Guam to serve a full time mission for the next two years.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been raised by member of the LDS church. I love the gospel because it makes sense and living it gives me joy. There have been times when I chosen not to believe and I did not have a strong testimony that this church was true. During this time, I felt confused and depressed. I wondered why we were all here on earth anyway just to be born and then die. I felt frustrated because it seemed like being a member of this church required so much and gave so little. Looking back, I was very wrong. I have come to understand that living the guidelines of the church protect you from the alternative, that is, Satan. I don't have to live with the guilt from sinning when I can just avoid the sin. I don't have to live with the negative effects of drugs because I will never use them. I know that Jesus Christ is loves me and I know that I am a child of God. These simple truths mean so much to me.

How I live my faith

I have just been ordained to the office of an elder. I will soon be set apart as a full time missionary. I am the youth family history consultant for my ward. This means I help others find and do ordinances for their deceased relatives. I love doing family history! There is just something special about seeking out your lost relatives using websites such as familysearch.org and ancestry.com. It feels like youre piecing together one giant puzzle and its almost addicting!