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Hi I'm Ryan

I am a Husband, Father of 6 kids and served in the US Navy as a Submarine Officer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Utah as a member of the Church. I went to school at the University of Utah and studied Mechanical Engineering. I then served in the US Navy for 8 years as a Nuclear Engineer and Submarine Officer. I served aboard the USS Ohio (SSGN 726). I have 6 kids and a wonderful wife. I now work in operations as a Unit Supervisor at a Nuclear Power Plant.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the true church and has the true teachings of the gospel. I know that Christ lives and died for each of us so that we can repent and return to live with our Heavenly Father. My testimony of these things has grown over time by listening to the Holy Ghost and feeling of the spirit when I study and hear others bear their testimony. I know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love us and is personally aware of each of us and our struggles and joys. I love the peace and happiness that the knowledge of the gospel brings into my life. The knowledge to know that I am sealed to my wife and children for time and all eternity brings about a peace and happiness that is hard to describe. Know matter what happens I know that we will be together forever.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by staying true to the covenants that I have made with my Heavenly Father. This can be difficult living in a world that has so many issues and problems. I love working with the other men at church by planning activities and events to bring us closer together and form great friendships. I also live my faith by taking on more family responsibility so that my wife can serve in the Church with the youth age 12-18. She spends a night during the week and some weeks during the summer leading the Young Women in many fun activities. She also teaches them on Sundays in Church.