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Hi I'm Mike

I grew up in MN. I'm a husband, a father of 3, a handyman, a neighbor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My life is pretty simple. I get up every morning and go to work. I come home in the afternoon and spend time with my beautiful wife and children. My children are adopted. They are growing up quickly and getting bigger every day. I enjoy biking, working in the yard, helping my neighbors and spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I love the 'Good News' of Jesus Christ. I love knowing that God lives and He loves me. Knowing that He wants me to be happy and to return to home, knowing that He wants me to have all that He has. For me, the gospel is simple. God loves us so He sent His Son. I have faith in Jesus Christ, that he died for me and He lives. He has restored the same organization of Prophets, Seers and Revelators. If I follow His commandements I can return to live with Him. Some say that following the commandments is restrictive and limits us. I disagree. The commandements that God has given us are to help us grow and become wise and righteous, they are liberating. The commandements have been given to act as warning signs and directional signs. If we follow the signs we will be kept out of harms way and arrive at our destination safe and sound. Knowing these things brings peace and joy to my life. This is why I am a member of His church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith daily through service and examples. I keep my faith strong by praying, studying the scriptures and attending church regularly. In our family we gather the children to read the scriptures and have family prayer. We teach our children that God lives and wants us to speak with Him through prayer. We pray as a family every day, with every meal, and in the evening before bed and encourage our children to pray too. I attend church weekly. I serve where I am needed. Serving others brings me peace and joy. God lives, Jesus is his Son, they love us and want us to have joy.

What is the priesthood?

Mike
The priesthood is the eternal power and authority of God. It is the power that created and governs the heavens and earth. Show more Show less