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Hi I'm Morgan

I'm a musician. I'm a US businessman living in Singapore. I'm a father of 3 wonderful children. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've always had a desire to make a positive difference in the world. Currently I'm working for an international medical company, and I take great satisfaction knowing that the work I do means that critically ill patients can receive better, life-saving care. I'm a US citizen, but I'm now living in Singapore with my family. With my job I travel regularly throughout the Asia Pacific region (China, India, Australia, Korea, Thailand, etc.). One of my hobbies is singing and songwriting. It may never pay the bills for me, but I sure enjoy making music. Many of the songs that I write are rooted in the spirituality that I developed in the Mormon church. Of course, I view my most important responsibility as that of father and husband. One of the modern Mormon prophets wisely said, "No success in life can compensate for failure in the home," and I take that seriously. My beautiful wife and 3 wonderful kids mean everything to me, and I love spending time with them.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Mormon church by loving parents who shared with me their deep love of the gospel. Nevertheless, there came a time in my own life when I had to carefully decide what spiritual path I would take. I have explored many aspects of Mormonism as well as other religions and philosophies. Ultimately, I choose to be Mormon because of the powerful spiritual experiences I have had in Mormonism, and the overwhelmingly positive impact my faith has had on me and my family. I have felt God's influence and intervention in my life in very real and undeniable ways. Likewise, I have seen God's hand at work in the Mormon church, and I am convinced that the church is part of God's plan for us, his children.

How I live my faith

I enjoy attending church with my family every Sunday, and actively participating in the Mormon community here in Singapore. I'm especially involved with the church's missionary efforts, and I've greatly enjoyed the opportunity to meet many wonderful people here who are interested in learning more about the gospel of Jesus Christ. At all times, I try to live by the Mormon values that I've been taught: I try to treat others with respect and kindness, I work hard, I put my family first, and I put my trust in God.

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Morgan
I think it's fine and admirable to approach religion intellectually. I certainly enjoy studying and learning about all aspects of Mormonism and other religions. But when it comes time to really know God, we must do more than just study him academically.  As a friend of mine once said to me, "The smart person and the dumb person both learn about God in the same place on their knees." I think that's a profound bit of wisdom. Our loving Heavenly Father would never set up a system that only allowed the smart/intellectual children to figure things out. If he loves us which I believe he does, he would set up a way that all of his children could be on roughly equal footing when it came time to learn about God and develop a personal relationship. That's why I believe that if we really want to know God... to know that he exists, that he loves us, and that he cares about what happens to us... then we must seek him out by faith and prayer. Faith and prayer are the great equalizers it doesn't matter how smart we are or how many academic degrees we have earned. I believe that we all must make a choice to believe... a choice to seek out God by faith and prayer... and only then can we come to know him better. I've certainly found that to be true in my own life.  Show more Show less