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Hi I'm Ryan

I'm a 21 year old,child at heart lover of life,family and friends and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm Ryan, Iam a 21 year old who lives in the hills of Chino!!! I am the First born child of my awesome parents!!! I have one younger Brother, dont worry "He's not heavy, He's my Brother", and 3 younger Sisters who are AWESOME!!!Our Family is just a Fusion of all things awesome!!! We Love Laughter!!! I plan on getting the radio/TV/Film major at CSUF and to work at Disney Corp., that is my goal! I just love having fun in life!, I'm just loving life really and going with the flow really. I served a Mission in the South Carolina Columbia Mission and loved it! I had knee surgery not to long ago, I LOVE ANYTHING DISNEY!!! I am a Health freak!!! I lost 70 pounds after my surgery in 5 months!!! I Love Cooking just about anything!!! I Love trying to play the piano! I Love Running! I love So. California its awesome here! Another goal of mine is to complete an Ironman specifically Kona,HI...and a few Marathons. Our Heavenly Father has given all of us so many talents and gifts to use in our life so why not use them if we don't try then how will we know what we are capable of in life. We literally can do anything if we set out and try the Lord will help us he wants us to be happy! another amazing part of my life is that me and my ENTIRE FAMILY! are MORMON!!!

Why I am a Mormon

Well I was born in the Church meaning I wasn't converted later on in life, But I think we must all be converted, My AMAZINGLY!!! AWESOME!!! Parents have been members their whole lives, so naturally I would go with them to church every Sunday. But because I have AMAZING Parents who love the Lord and they brought me up loving Church and the Lord and reading scriptures! I knew this was the correct Church. We have to know for ourselfs if this is Jesus Christ's True Church, like for me reading the Book of Mormon everyday and praying and support from my family and my awesome friends, is how I came to know the truth for myself and that warm feeling inside you that feels like Oatmeal Choclate Chip Cookies, where you just know and everything seems to be going your way, that's the Spirit telling you that this is the True Church of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I wouldn't be on a mission if I didn't believe this Church was true and that everyone should hear it cause I know it would benefit everyone so much. I know that if anyone out there, if you honestly take the chance and read the Book of Mormon you will very soon come to a knowledge of the truth for yourself like I have, because the Lord will tell you if this church is true, if you just simply read and ponder this,your lives can truly become so much better, just like mine has. Just read a page of the Book of Mormon, and thats all it takes(sometimes more), to know that this is the only True Church with the fullness of the everlasting Gospel of Jesus Christ, and that Joseph Smith is a Prophet and Restored the Church today, and that there are living Prophets today that lead and guide this Church today.

How I live my faith

I try to live like Jesus, Becometh like a Child unto him! you may think oh well those Mormons are perfect. Well that is not true haha, everyone on this earth has faults no one is perfect. Only Jesus Christ was perfect, and he was still Baptized to fulfill all rightousness. But though Repentance and the Atonement of Jesus Christ, we can be forgivien of our sins so we can return to live with our Father in Heaven, to returrn to him and live forever with my family is my top Goal in life! I try to live life everyday, though my actions as a member of the church, In other words I am not going to give you the slip when I am driving, I am very active in my ward, I am serving a Mission in South Carolina. I try my best all the time to live right, sometimes we fall, but if we do all that is right and live the commandments of God here on Earth, then our reward in heaven is going to be so great!!!

How are the activities of the Mormon missionaries funded?

Ryan
The Missionaries for the Church finance their own missions its $400 a month and its paid for by the Missionary and family members most times or even the ward can help if it is needed and the Missionary really has that desire to serve. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Ryan
We believe that everyone has to be Baptized to enter into the Kingdom of God even other faiths believe that but we believe there is only one correct way of Baptizm, and a lot of people who have not heard of the this Church or were not Baptized dont have that chance to get to our father after they leave this life,this is why Temples are so important that is where we can Baptize them by proxy so they can have that blessing in the next life. Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Ryan
Many think we worship Joseph Smith when we don't, Joseph Smith was the first prophet of the church he restored the Church,We believe in God the Eternal father and in his Son Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost. Show more Show less

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

Ryan
No, there is a separation of church and state, but many members of the church have active roles in politics all over the country, like Mitt Romney. Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Ryan
Yes we do,like throughout the bible the Lord sent his people Messengers of the lord also called Prophets so like Adam and Moses,and Abraham back then The Lord has again called a Living Prophet his name is Thomas S. Monson. Show more Show less

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Ryan
We proselyte (or go door to door) because we believe this message needs to be taught to everyone in all the world...I'm in South Carolina as a missionary, you wouldn't believe the places in "the middle of no where" basically that we get the chance to go to...sometimes its a bit sketchy but We Love the people we lead by the Lords example to bring EVERYONE to Christ! Christ is the only way. Being Baptized by someone holding the Proper authority of God also known as the Priesthood Authority is the only way to return to live with our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ again! We are the Lord's servents and we invite all who will pray and ask God if what we share is true. Show more Show less