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Hi I'm Perry Turnbull

I am a member of the Mormon faith. It is the basis of my belief system and joy in life.

About Me

I am happily married for over 30 years to my high school sweetheart, we have 4 children, two son's in law, two daughter's in law, three grandsons and five granddaughters. My career has led me into sales, executive sales management, and general business management. While my work is important to me as a means to provide for my family, I am not defined by it. I much prefer to be defined by my choices and my family. The titles I most aspire to are the following. I'm a child of God, I'm a husband, I'm a father, I'm a grandfather, I'm a son, I'm a brother, I'm a friend.

Why I am a Mormon

The positive impact I get from living according to the precepts of the gospel of Jesus Christ are undeniable. I have known great happiness as I diligently try to keep commandments and live according to the teachings of Jesus Christ and his prophets. The teachings of Jesus Christ, His atonement, and His guidance in my life comprise the foundation of my beliefs as a Mormon. I believe in modern day prophets who receive guidance in behalf of, and for the benefit of all of Gods children. I believe that through the principles and ordinances of the gospel of Jesus Christ I find hope and peace in my life in spite of the inevitable and inherent challenges of mortality. I believe that as Mormons "We talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies, that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins." 2 Nephi Chapter 25 verse 26. I am a Mormon because I believe that the fullness and the purity of the gospel of Jesus Christ is found within the authority, structure, and teachings of this church. Over the course of a lifetime I have encountered innumerable and countless examples of the tender mercies that our Heavenly Father is all too willing to extend to His children when they seek Him & serve Him humbly and earnestly and try to keep His commandments.

How I live my faith

I am actively engaged in opportunities with the church as well as outside of the church. I have been a volunteer in the boy scouts program for over 20 years. I have served as a Bishop, and twice as a counselor in a bishopric, as a full time missionary, and multiple other responsibilities throughout my life. All of these service opportunities have helped me and continue to help me feel closer to my friends, but more importantly to my Savior. I try to serve my neighbors, friends, and coworkers with the same kindness and respect that I believe my Savior freely gives to me. While I often fail as a person in this almost impossible task, I am greatly encouraged by seeing the small affects of my humble service in my life and even in the lives of others. While I give of my time and resources it seems that I always get more in return in the way of a deep and abiding satisfaction in somehow knowing that this is the thing our Heavenly Father would have us do, to serve one another. I try to find a cheerful outlook on all the circumstances of my life by reflecting, as often as possible, upon the great blessing of the atonement of Jesus Christ and the healing powers that come from repentance. We meet as members of this church quite often to strengthen one another and teach one another and I have often been on both the receiving and the giving end of the equation. I have found that part of living my faith is knowing that I, too, will need help from others, as well as from my Savior most especially. This awareness is both humbling and exalting at the same time. I hope that my life, as imperfect as it is, is one that can be defined as on the track of continued progress toward becoming a better person each day, week, month, and year. I live my faith by trying to improve upon, and correct my mistakes day in and day out with a bright hope that I will be judged a worthy servant in the end.

In whom should we have faith?

Perry Turnbull
My deep belief and testimony is that we should have faith in God the Father and in His son Jesus Christ. They are they to whom we owe all that we have and all that we ever hope to gain. Show more Show less