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Hi I'm Greg

I'm a Canadian husband, a father, and scientist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My wife and I have four sons, and have a lot of fun together as a family. I went to university and studied physics, and now I work as a forensic scientist specializing in firearms. I coach soccer. I love to play badminton and boardgames.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised a Mormon, but that's not why I'm still practicing today. As many youth do, in my teenage years I questioned my early beliefs and wondered whether God really lives. I wondered about why many scientists and other intelligent people choose not to believe in the existence of God at all. I needed to find answers for myself about God, and if the teachings of our church were true. I read, I thought deeply about spiritual questions, and I prayed. My prayers were answered with consistent and persistent impressions and feelings deep in my soul. I know that God lives, and that Jesus Christ is his Son and my Saviour. That knowledge is really at the centre of all I know and who I am.

How I live my faith

I help to coordinate and organize all different kinds of volunteer projects, things like shovelling snow for elderly folks in the winter, helping paint a homeless shelter, and building a wheelchair ramp for a needy family. The 'organized' part of religion is really where my beliefs meet action. I am constantly provided with opportunities to serve people around me, and to really live and practice the teachings of Jesus Christ. Working together with other church members I can help serve and bless the lives of more people than I could ever reach out to on my own.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Families are the essential unit of society. Family relationships are the most important ties we have in our lives. We are physically the product of our ancestors, and our children and their descendants are our greatest legacy. That is why the work we do in our families, teaching, caring, helping, and loving - is the greatest work we can ever do in this world. Show more Show less