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Hi I'm Ryan Shahan Spears

I grew up in California, USA. I'm a cancer survivor of Leukemia (A.L.L.). I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a nerd. I love reading, writing, mountain biking, long boarding, and air soft. I'm serving a 2 year mission in the Tennessee Knoxville Mission, starting August 23rd, 2017. After my mission, I'm going to attend BYU-Idaho where I will minor in English (haha, I still haven't quite figured out what I'm going to major in). Superheroes are awesome, though my favorite series is The Stormlight Archives by Brandon Sanderson.

Why I am a Mormon

Though I was born into the Church, I did have some doubts about staying a member of the church. There's nothing wrong with that! I have had far too much happen in my life though, for God to NOT be a part of it, and as I have been through trial after trial, it is absolutely undeniable that he loves and cares for me and my faith in this church.

How I live my faith

I only just moved to Arkansas, but what I did to do live my faith in California was taking care of my friends. My friends have ranged from every kind of background and political opinion, and I show my faith through my love for all of them.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Ryan Shahan Spears
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has the largest Women's Organization in the world. It is called the Relief Society! Never have I met a more caring group of individuals, the Relief Society is built into every Ward in every LDS Church. We believe that though man was created first, God made woman as His most divine creation. God has ordained men to lead the home as the patriarch, as long as he follow's God as his leader, and treats his spouse with equality. If the husband treats his wife with love and equality and faith under God, blessings will soon follow, and the husband and wife will be one in purpose. Only if the husband goes against the word of God and disrespects his wife, will the husband no longer be deserving of the title of Patriarch in the wife's home. Show more Show less