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Hi I'm Doug

I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

About Me

I live in Indiana. I have been a member of The Church my entire life. I have been married for over 25 years to the love of my life. We have 8 beautiful children and 2 adorable grandchildren. I am a computer programmer. I like to garden and camp and sail and geocache. I love my family and I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined The Church just before I was born, so I was raised in The Church. I received a firm testimony when I was studying seminary when I was about 16 or 17. My testimony was further strengthened when I served as a missionary in West Germany in 1982. My testimony continues to grow as I work to teach my children gospel principles. I am a Mormon mostly because I know The Church is true. I know that Jesus is The Christ and that He established His Church on the earth and then later restored it through the prophet Joseph Smith. I know that He gives revelation to a living prophet today, Thomas S. Monson, because He loves His children.

How I live my faith

That is a very good question. I live my faith by trying to keep the evil influences of the world out of my home and away from my family. I do that by striving to follow the living prophet and obeying the commandments that the Lord has given me. I do that by praying for the Lord's guidance and reading the scriptures for insight. I am also called to work with the young men in The Church. That is a challenging and at the same time very rewarding calling that I dearly love.

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is holy scripture just as the Bible is. It is an account of the Lord's dealings with the people of the American continent. It is truly scripture. You can know of its truth by reading and praying about it. Show more Show less