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Hi I'm Josh Batt

I was born Oregonion and raised Cedarian! by my aunt and uncle who adopted me Im currently serving in the Oregon Portland Mission!

About Me

I like the outdoors and playing Rugby and Football, I love to stay active and workout! I am proud to be out here serving God and doing my best to become the person He wants me to be! I am so greatful for my parents and all they have done to help me in my life and am greatful that families are forever! I especially want to thank my mom for all the love and support she has shown to me while growing up, she is my best friend and I'm truly grateful for her example in my life! I am also very greatful to my father for all He has done for me in helping me to understand how to be a better person and to follow God and his teachings! He has also shown me how to love and respect him and my mother and I'm also very greatful for that! I love life in general, it's pretty great! I'm a people person and I love to talk to people and find out what makes them who they are and what makes them tick! I'm adventurous and love to try new things and being totally weird and spontaneous! I LOVE music and getting lost in listening to it while I workout. I love to ride ATV'S and being outdoors! I also love to go hiking and being on the lake! I also love to play basketball and just be around people! Serving in the Oregon Portland Mission has been a huge blessing in my life as well, I have been so blessed to serve in the same place where my life's story began, I have been able to feel the joy that comes from serving others and doing my best to be more like Christ! I am truly greatful for all that I have!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know the blessings that come when we follow God and do our best to be all that we can be! I'm a Mormon because I know families are forever and I want to be with mine forever! I'm a Mormon because I love to serve God and want to do all I can to help all of His children (our brothers and sisters) come back to him and feel the joy that comes from drawing near to Him and His son Jesus Christ! I'm a Mormon because I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and that Joseph Smith was truly a prophet called by God to restore the blessings of the gospel in these latter days! The holy ghost has helped to understand better that I am a son of God and we are His children and he loves us, it has helped me to understand that this is His true church restored again on the earth and that it is only through his Son Jesus Christ that we can make it back to our Father in Heaven!

How I live my faith

I do my best to try and live as Jesus Christ would and help those around me, I have been blessed enough to feel that joy that comes when we serve others! I try to be more like the God would have me be each day and I want to share the joy I feel from living the gospel with those around me and help them feel that same joy as they draw closer to their Savior Jesus Christ! As I said before I'm currently serving in the Oregon Portland Mission which has been such a huge blessing! I do my best to try and be the best example I know how to be! I am so greatful for the Book of Mormon in my life and the influence it has had in making me the person I am today!