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Hi I'm Roger Dean

I grew up in Utah. I work in the newspaper industry and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Who am I and what do I like to do. First of all I'm a father of 5 children three of which are triplets. As I've raised my family, the church has given me the direction on just how to do this. I work full time in the Newspaper business in the Circulation Department. This job gives many opportunities to get involved with other people. I enjoy interacting with others and giving my support in the challenge at hand. My hobbies are centered around my family. I enjoy doing things with them. It does not matter what were doing, I just want to be apart of there lives.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised Mormon and have had many challenges in my life. However with the challenges the teachings that have been apart of my life have given me direction on just how to face those challenges. I know that my Savior lives and that he is my personal Savior to strengthen me in my everyday life. I also feel a great connection to knowing that my family is there for me though out the eternities. What comfort it gives to know that those who mean the most to me here on this earth will be apart of me though out the eternities. Pertaining to the Book of Mormon, I've read this book several times. Some of the readings have been fast and furious and others have been thought provoking. However each time as I read the Book of Mormon, I feel of my Savior love for all. I appreciate the fact knowing that Jesus Christ is the Savior of all; he is the Son of God. The Book of Mormon witnesses along with the Bible this truth. Today as I serve in my calling as High Priest Group leader, I come to feel how important it is to serve others. Jesus taught that we should love our neighbors. When he my this statement he didn't signal out just those who believe as you do; but he meant all who our neighbors. Yes it's sometimes hard to make everyone I know apart of my everyday life, yet as I strive to share my life with others, their strengths and experiences give me a true desire to make my life better. Finally I want to thank my Father in Heaven for those who have been called to direct his work here on earth. Jesus is the head of his Church with Prophets and Apostles to work directly with each of us in understanding the word of God. I know that Christ church was organized as it was for a purpose and that same organization that he set in his time is now in effect in his church The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I love the gospel and the joy it brings into my life.

How I live my faith

My calling gives me the opportunity to be there for other adults who strive to live the gospel. Each person I have a opportunity to serve gives me greater desire to live my life as the Savior has taught. No matter who I come in contact with, I feel the importance of just who they are and that God loves them.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Roger Dean
I feel blessed in knowing that Jesus Christ atone for all mankind. His act of love gave me a purpose to live. The Atonement is the greatest act of Love ever experienced in my life. When Jesus said that he suffer that we might not suffer, I strive to take this to heart and do as I should and repent and follow Christ as he would have me do. Show more Show less