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Hi I'm Frances

I'm a Managing Agent in the Christian Rock music industry. I'm a wife, a mom, a photographer, a trumpeter and... I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I met my phenomenal husband in college and we've been married now for 16 years. We have three awesome and spunky kidlets. I'm really into technology. I love graphic and video editing, sound editing, creating and maintaining websites, sound systems, etc. If it's digital, I love it. I also love music. I sing alto in our church choir, and I play the trumpet for our local community band. I love the music industry. I love all aspects of the music industry. I am the managing agent for a signed Christian Rock singer/songwriter. I love working with all different kinds of folks on music related projects in the Christian community nationwide. People of all different faiths come together to make great things possible; be it through radio, film, or live events. During live concerts you'll find me up in the soundbooth running projection graphics, or behind a camera somewhere. A true techie, I stay behind the scenes as much as is possible. Strawberry season is my favorite time of year. The kids and I pick 'em, and my husband jams them! I like making strawberry pies too, which is good, because our friends and family enjoy eating them! We have five turtles and two cats.

Why I am a Mormon

Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior. He is the literal Son of our Heavenly Father. There is no other way to be saved except through His grace, mercy, and incredible love for us. I believe that no one can organize a church better than God Himself. And... since He is the same yesterday, today, and forever... it stands to reason that His church would look the same today as it did in the Book of Acts. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is organized like Christ's Church was in the Book of Acts. I believe that the priesthood was on the earth in those times. I believe that the power of the priesthood has since been restored to the earth in our times. I believe that God would have the same power on earth today as He did yesterday. I believe in the prophets who lived and preached in the Old and New Testaments in the Holy Bible. I believe that there is a living prophet today. The restored gospel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints isn't something new. It's not a new idea invented by Mormons. It's actually very very old. So old, in fact, that it is the same gospel that Christ preached, it's just been restored to the earth. I am a Mormon because the beauty of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ is unmatched by anything I have seen or felt in any other place. The peace that comes by having the power of the priesthood on the earth, and in being a part of the church that exists in the manner that Christ intended it to be, is just something I am not willing to trade for anything. This church feels right. Mormon churches teach the same doctrine, without variation, in every building. It doesn't matter which Mormon congregation you're worshipping with or even which country you're in, the teachings in all of them are exactly the same. That brings me peace and stability. And again, if God is the same yesterday, today, and forever, it makes sense to me that His gospel doesn't waiver from building to building.

How I live my faith

Service is the main way that I choose to live my faith. The phrase usually goes that we should "use our talents to bless others." But really, it is me who is blessed by being able to have an outlet for my talents. I sometimes get asked why I spend my time working in other churches when I have my own. Well the answer to that is simple, "Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself." God didn't tell us to just love and serve the people who are in our own congregations. He has never once told us to only hang around the people who worship in the same exact way that we do. On the contrary, God wants all of His children to 'Love One Another,' to 'Serve One Another' regardless of differences. In our church we have 13 quick statements about our religion that are called The Articles of Faith. #11 states, "We claim the priviledge of worshipping Almighty God; according to the dictates of our own conscience. And allow all men the same priviledge. Let them worship, how, where, or what, they may." In addition to my work within the Christian community through the music industry, I am also a member of the local Public Affairs Council for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At the heart of this calling is a desire to work hand in hand with our brothers and sisters of other faiths. There is so much good to be done in the world, that no one church will be able to do it alone. One of our recent prophets said that... I wish I could remember which one it was.