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Hi I'm Dave Strickland

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Husband, Father, Scoutmaster, Friend, HomeTeacher...I am married for all eternity to my wife Jennifer and we have three lovely daughters, who have been sealed to us in a Temple of God...we will be a family unit for all time and eternity. I serve the Lord with the youth and endeavor to prepare young men to serve their Eternal Father as missionaries and to prepare young women to serve the Lord as they are inspired...it may take a quiet moment at a campfire; a rush of excitement at a whitewater trip or rappelling activity; or just a moment of listening when a kid needs a friend.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I have studied the Book of Mormon, Bible and other revelations and tenets of the Gospel...then I prayed. A personal, queit and honest talk with my Father...who sent the Holy Ghost to confirm that His church has been restored and that has a living prophet today.

How I live my faith

I have been a Bishop, Elders Quorum President, High Councillor; but the most satisfaction I get from church service is definitely with the youth: I have been working with them for the last 15 years and they have given me lots of experiences. We have whitewater rafted, climbed mountains, rappelled rockfaces, surfed in the ocean, watched dramas and plays, ate lots of half-cooked hot dogs; been to the Sacred Grove and shared many a personal talk and testimony.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Dave Strickland
Absolutely; after they have been joined together in a Temple of God via the authority given to man to act in the name of Heaven, the priesthood. Faithful and obedient children of our Heavenly Father are carefully interviewed and if found worthy of entering such a holy place as the Temple are given written permission to do so. Then a family can be united forever with a sealing covenant of marriage between husband and wife, then their children can be sealed eternally to them. We lived as a family in Heaven before we came to Earth, the sealing power of the Temple can give us a forever family after we leave this life. Show more Show less