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Hi I'm Drew Bayles

I grew up in New Jersey. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised in small town Green River, Wyoming up until I stsrted high school when I moved to New Jersey. Right before moving to New Jersey, my dad took a 2 years job position that put him in a Maasai village in Kenya. Much of my current perspective on the world and life was shaped heavily during the move to Kenya and New Jersey. I truly love diversity and being around a wide variety of beautiful and unique cultures. As I plan for my future with regards to schooling and career, I plan to go on new adventures that will allow me to learn as much as I can about the people of the Earth.

Why I am a Mormon

This Gospel simply is true. I, myself, am a very conceptual and logical thinker. From a young age I've loved this church so much because everysingle question that I had was not only answered in some way, but it was encouraged that I ask. As I've grown older and began to realize and see the wonderful things that can happen from choosing to be apart of this church, I knew that none of this could be faked. Seeing my older brothers serve as missionaries for two years and coming back as completely changed followers of Christ, that's what made me think and realize the powerful things the Lord can do. I have seen these things all throughout my life and to me it just wouldn't make sense to turn down such great blessings.

How I live my faith

For me it is important that I ask God for guidance and support when facing large decisions or hard times. This may not be the easiest thing to do at first but I have found that as I have grown from a spiritual standpoint as I learn from the prophets, apostles, and local leaders/teachers, that my life tends to do be more focused upon the example that Jesus Christ set for us during his earthly ministry. As I have grown up and recently graduated high school, I knew what I must do to show the Lord ultimate love for Him and His children. Serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is truly divine and I am able to spread the word of this Gospel as I act in worthiness and obedience.