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Hi I'm Nate

I am an entrepreneur, professor, chiropractor, wellness coach, author, husband, and father. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love knowledge and education. For me, learning will never end. I pursue education and teaching with great vigor and enthusiasm. I owned and operated a successful chiropractic clinic for about five years. During that time, I also was involved teaching Anatomy & Physiology at the college level. Through my teaching and my clinical practice, I came to realize just how much I love to teach people and experience the joy when others truly come to "own" a concept. In clinical practice, I always teach important concepts of health and help patients to implement the new information. As a professor, I love to teach new and exciting concepts and assist students in seeing applicable situations for the information. To me, education is more than just "regurgitation," it is about owning and managing the material so that new thoughts, ideas, and innovations can take place. I am now pursuing a PhD degree in Neuroscience and teaching as well. I am a husband of a beautiful wife, a father of three energetic boys, and enjoy designing websites, innovating ideas, biking, hiking, gardening, and playing sports with my boys.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for the simple reason that it makes me feel good. As "Mormon's," we anxiously seek knowledge and enlightenment. We can question, study, ponder, and gain more knowledge on any topic - spiritual or physical. I know that the full gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored to the earth. Only in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon Church") have I found all of the answers to life's questions, clarity of moral values, understanding of the importance of family relationships, and the peace of knowing the true identity of our Heavenly Father and of His son Jesus Christ. I know that we are eternal beings and know of the potential that we all have for growth and experiences. Overall, I appreciate the standards that we live as members of the restored gospel. I know that as I uphold the moral values that we teach, I will have more happiness and freedom than I would otherwise. The "truth" has really set me free...

How I live my faith

I currently serve as a 2nd counselor in the bishopric. All members of the church serve in various calling and capacities - all for no pay. We serve because we know that we are building the Lord's kingdom on the earth and that He would want us to be helping others. As a bishopric counselor, I provide counsel to the bishop as he is making decisions for the ward, activities, and callings. I have learned through this service how invaluable it is to have individuals close by that you can trust and counsel with. In addition, I also work with the youth and with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). I am currently a Unit Commissioner with the BSA.

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

Nate
The Lord has asked His people to pay tithes and offerings. The word "tithe" is derived from the same root as the word "tenth." A true tithing is 10. The way that I see it, everything that we have is the Lord's. The money that I earn is a blessing of employment or of innovation - each of those are gifts from the Lord. Therefore, I see tithing as a way of "giving back" and letting the Lord know that I am grateful for his blessings. Show more Show less