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Hi I'm Chad Eugene

I am a gym goer, health fanatic, sports enthusiast and I am a Mormon.

About Me

My name is chad, I was born and raised in Fresno, CA where I lived until I was 24 years old. I moved to Arizona when I was 24 in hopes of getting an education, better job and starting a family. It was a little crazy for me when I moved to Arizona. I struggled a bit getting to know people. But with the help of people in my church, I was able to work my way in to the single adult social life. Then in October of 2013 I quit my job, packed whatever I could in my car and I moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. When I moved here to Utah I experienced the same kind of feelings that I did when I first moved to Arizona. Except these feelings were intensified. I felt alone, sad, out of place, and I missed Arizona and my family in CA, who I was moving further and further away from. It was a hard adjustment at first because I moved here on a feeling and impression and I knew I needed to act on it. With the help of a loving heavenly father and a supportive family, I was able to make it through those dark hours of my life. The whole time I was questions God and the reason for my trials, I failed to see the big picture. God was with me the whole time. He wanted me to grow into something more than I was. I am forever grateful for the trials and hard times that I experienced. I now have a job, I am making friends, and I feel at peace being here. It is true what the scriptures say, that you receive no witness until after the trial of your faith.

Why I am a Mormon

I never really understood my purpose in life until I served a two year mission for my church in Venezuela. During that time I learned what it meant to be a true Latter-Day Saint or a Mormon. I have strived since then to live a Christ like life and I have found that life is really pleasant and enjoyable when you are striving to be more life Christ. I have had many challenging times and moments in my life and I have always relied upon my family and friends and my Savior. I know my Heavenly Father loves me, because I just feel so much happiness and joy when i am doing what is right. I love the feeling I get when I know I have done something good to help someone. I have learned to enjoy serving others and have come to the realization the kind of impact it has on someones life as well as mine. Serving others has truly blessed my life. I know that by loving others and serving them, we can draw closer to our Savior and Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

Since i was a boy I have loved playing sports and I have been very athletic even until this point in my life. Throughout my life I have been involved in soccer, basketball, snowboarding, and working out. Each sport has been very rewarding for me and i worked hard and practiced a lot to be better at each sport. No matter how long I had been involved in that particular sport I knew I could always be better. This is the same manner I live my faith. I strive to be better each living day, asking my heavenly father to help me to be more christ like. Snowboarding has taught me a similar concept. On some of the runs at ski resorts, there are signs that say "dangerous, no don't pass". The ski resort knows that dangers lay ahead and keep those sings up to protect us. The one thing that I am grateful for is to have a prophet on the earth today, Thomas S. Monson. The prophets and apostles warn us of dangers, just those those signs warned me of dangers ahead. They know what lays ahead of us. In my life I make sure to stay in bounds, being careful of the dangers ahead, and being committed to the team that I play for. Just like all the sports that I play and participate in, the church has given me that knowledge on where those dangers are and how I can better stay in the bounds which the Lord has set for each of us. I am so grateful for the Church of Jesus Christ. It has every power, oath, promise and ordinance which will lead us back to the presence of our heavenly father.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Chad Eugene
Families are essential to Gods plan. The family is the starting point of our earthly life and the basis of who we are or become. Parents have the responsibility to teach their children, to serve, love and work. Families can and do receive hard or difficult times. But with the family there is a connection that gives strength and encouragement during those moments in life. With the help of the family, we can use each other to lift one anthers burdens and support each other in such difficult times. We cannot control our the condition into which we were born but we can choose the outcome of how we live our life. As we seek to do whats right and strengthen our family, we can make our experience in life and the relationship with our family enjoyable. After all, the family is intended to be eternally united after this mortal life. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Chad Eugene
We as church are very service oriented people. We blieve in giving christ like service to others in the world. Not long ago, i noticed a new family moving in down the street. The man was moving in his family belongings in to the house alone. I walked over the man down the street and asked if he could use a hand. He gladly accepted. It is a christ like attribute to help all of our brothers and sisters, and not just those of our faith, that are in need of a helping hand. Our church is also supportive of those in natural diasasters, such as in hurricane Katrina, the eathequakes in Chilie and Haiti and the Sunami in Samoa. We have offered much to help and assist those that were affected by such diasaters. Show more Show less