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Hi I'm Gary

I grew up in Utah, graduated from Utah State and co-founded a business named BioExpress. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband, a father and a grandfather. I enjoy skiing in the winter, biking in the summer, and hunting big game in the fall. I have been a school teacher but changed careers after teaching for two years to go into business. I have owned 2 businesses both of which I sold. I have worked for 3 companies specializing in international business development for the laboratory supply industry.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always have always believed that I have a loving Heavenly Father who knows me and has blessed me. I was taught as a young man to prepare spiritually, physically and financially to serve the Lord. The plan of happiness spoken of in scripture is easy. I have long held the belief that there is only one way to happiness and fulfillment. He is the Way. Every other way, any other way, whatever other way, is foolishness. I believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God. I have read and studied for years and the have received a sure witness that the Book of Mormon is another witness of Jesus Christ and it teaches us how to become more like the Savior. I have observed people for years as they search for happiness and fulfillment. The Doctrine of Christ or the Gospel is the easiest way to find lasting peace and contentment in this life.

How I live my faith

As a young man I served a mission for the Mormon church in Japan where I learned Japanese. I have spent my life with the youth trying to teach and train them to be good citizens. Personally, I try to emulate the Savior in all I do and say. There is no better example to follow. I have served in many church assignments but the responsibility I enjoy most is that of a husband and father.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Throughout history, God has chosen prophets, such as Noah, Abraham, Moses, and others, to teach the gospel and direct His Church (Amos 3:7). It is no different today. We all need God’s guidance in a world that is sometimes confusing. Because God loves His children, He continues to send living prophets. Joseph Smith (1805–44) was the first prophet of our time. Thomas S. Monson is God’s chosen prophet today. Just as God led the Israelites out of slavery and to a better place through His prophet Moses, He leads His children today into happier, more peaceful lives when they choose to follow His living prophet. We invite you to listen to the words of living prophets and consider how knowing God’s will can benefit your life. Show more Show less