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Hi I'm Craig

I'm a Mormon. I climb the tallest man-made structures on earth.

About Me

I'm married and have four children. I own a business that builds towers for the celluar and broadcast industry.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born to a mother and father who converted to my church when I was young, I had to figure out for myself if it was right for me. Being Mormon isn't easy, it takes a fair bit of committment. Once as a young adult, while driving a long distance I began to pray. During my lengthy prayer I learned for myself that the church of my family was true. It came from a powerful feeling that swept over me and coursed through my body from head to toe. I knew then that my faith was true and have dedicated myself to God and His church ever since.

How I live my faith

I'm a bishop in my ward, sort of like a pastor in other churches. I love serving and helping people. Even though I have a busy life with family and business, I spend a good deal of time in voluntary service of members and non-members in my ward. A wise prophet of old said, "when you are in the service of your fellow man you are in the service of your God". I find great satisfaction in giving my time to others. It hardly ever seems a burden but is always rewarding.

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

I think one reason our church has grown so rapidly and steadily is because it requires greater faith to believe. When much is required, greater is the reward. I believe many in the world are looking for an anchor, something that requires some sacrifice. Many churches are trying to make it easy for their members by lowering dress standards, making socializing the main part of worship and watering down doctrine to try to appeal to more people. Our faith has kept the standards God has for His children from the beginning. The doctrine never changes no matter the changing times. I think this is what attracts people to our church. Show more Show less