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Hi I'm Denny

I grew up in Arizona. I'm a chemical engineering graduate student. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I love building and fixing things - whether it be fixing something around the house for my wife or writing some new software to sell or use in my job. I'm also a dad. I spent two years in western Guatemala teaching people about the Mormon Church, so I speak spanish fluently. Sports that I enjoy are: Basketball, racquetball, and ping pong.

Why I am a Mormon

I find that the teachings of the church help me be the happiest in life. For example, the church teaches us to abstain from alcohol, drugs, and other things that can harm my body. By following this teaching, I have good health and am free to do whatever activity I please whether it be hiking, running, fishing, or traveling with my family. As a PhD student, I also like to reason things out in my mind. What I love about the church is that I can study anything I want about it. Nothing is hidden and no question is "taboo." Above all, the church teaches that if you want to know the truth about anything, you can just ask God and he will tell you the answer by the power of the Holy Ghost. I have received my answers from him and that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I attend church every Sunday - our meeting house is about 5 minutes away. Apart from Sunday meetings, once a month or so I visit other members of my congregation and talk about how they are doing, share some of God's word, and ask them if I can help them with anything.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Denny
To answer this simply: No. We believe that ever since the creation of the earth, God has called prophets and apostles to teach all men how to be saved through Jesus Christ. Moses, Isaiah, Peter, James, and John were all prophets. Joseph Smith was also a prophet called of God and though him, God brought forth many of Christ's words. That is our view of him, no more, no less. Show more Show less