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Hi I'm Tyler Smith

Jack of all trades, master of some. Localizer. Learner. Mormon.

About Me

I love to play the violin, and my nerdiest hobby is staying current on all of Google's latest innovations. I enjoy being outside, and I especially like the mountains. When it comes to sports, it's Ultimate Frisbee and ping-pong for me. My favorite activity is meeting new people and learning what makes them who they are. I also think that localization is the coolest career ever. Never heard of it? Ask me about it sometime!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a Mormon family. When I was a teenager, I had to decide for myself if the way I was raised was how I wanted to live the rest of my life. I searched to know the truth by studying the scriptures. I asked God often to help me know which path would make me happiest and lead me back to Him. The answer didn't come all at once. In fact, it took years of trying to do what was right. The result? I feel confident that a prophet of God leads the Church. The teachings of this Church are the teachings of Jesus Christ. Living by these teachings brings me great satisfaction, even when life's difficulties seem overwhelming.

How I live my faith

Most importantly, I try every day to love others and treat them the way Jesus Christ would. I meet together with members and friends from our neighborhood to teach each other the gospel of Jesus Christ, play games, and eat treats, of course!

What is the Church's position on abortion?

Tyler Smith
Life is very important to Heavenly Father. The Church teaches that abortion is wrong in all but a very few circumstances. When the mother can safely deliver the child, the Church encourages adoption so that as many of God's children as possible can enjoy growing up in a family. Show more Show less

In whom should we have faith?

Tyler Smith
We should place our faith in the Savior Jesus Christ. Because He overcame sin, we can find forgiveness and peace as we follow His example. Because He overcame death, we can hope for a future beyond death with our family and friends. Because He loves us dearly, He will give us strength to live each day as we turn to him with all our heart. Show more Show less