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Hi I'm Dave

I grew up in Montana. I have a great family and a small business aspiring to be successful. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a husband to a wonderful wife and together we have four great kids: three boys and a little princess. I'm a partner in a small business that we're working hard to make a larger business, but it's a struggle every step of the way. My family and my faith help me stay positive in the tough times and helps me more thoroughly enjoy the good times.

Why I am a Mormon

I started out as a Mormon because my parents were. But now I'm 42 and don't really need to do anything just because my parents did. I'm a committed member of the Church because I firmly believe it is true. As a young man, I received witness from the Holy Ghost that the Book of Mormon is true scripture as is the Bible. Since then, I have received many further witnesses as the Holy Ghost confirms many other aspects of truth to me. I served as a missionary for the Church for two years in Japan and am grateful for the opportunity I had to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with people there.

How I live my faith

The main way I live my faith is by going to Church. That alone doesn't make me a good Christian, but it provides a proper atmosphere and gives me the instruction I need to more closely follow the Savior in my life. With the help of church attendance, I learn principles to guide my life and progress toward how Jesus wants me to live. The Church also gives me many opportunities to serve others. I believe service to others is the greatest way to progress toward living a Christ-like life.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Dave
Our Father in Heaven wants His children to know truth. He wants us to know of His Son and wants us to know how Jesus is our Savior. Jesus taught that He would send the Comforter, the Holy Ghost, to guide us. If we ask God in the name of His Son, Jesus Christ, with a sincere heart, He will send the Holy Ghost to testify to us of truth. This witness often comes as a feeling of great peace and joy. For me, it is more peace and complete joy than I could rationally expect. It truly is a witness from God of the truth He wants us to follow. That is how I came to know that Mormonism is true. All of God's children can receive this guidance and witness. Show more Show less