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Hi I'm David Wagaman

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

About Me

I am a small business owner in the state of Utah where I have lived most of my life. My wife and I have been married for over 36 years. We have two married children and five grandchildren. I love spending time with my family! I enjoy the mountains, camping, hiking, fishing, watching movies and working on family history.

Why I am a Mormon

During my early years I was a member of the Methodist Church. When I was age eleven my mother decided to become a member of the Church due to a special conversion experience she had while studying and praying about the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon. After she joined I also took the missionary discussions and decided to join. I've never forgotten the special feeling I had when I was baptized! Coming up out of the water, I immediately felt clean all over and my whole being was filled with a joyous feeling. As a youth I frequently felt the witness of the Holy Ghost that the Church is the restored Church of Jesus Christ. Beginning at age nineteen I served a two year mission in North Carolina - Virginia. My missionary service further anchored my faith in Jesus Christ and His gospel. I have served in many different callings in the Church including five years as a Bishop. I continue to learn and grow in knowledge, faith, and testimony. I know within my heart and my mind that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the Lord's Church on the earth. It has been restored in these latter days to prepare the people of the earth for the return of Jesus Christ, the Savior of all mankind. Having said this I also want all to know that I respect people of all faiths and honor them for the truths they enjoy and for their dedication to God. However, I join others who have said, "Come, bring all the goodness and truth you have and see if we can add to it."

How I live my faith

As a member of the Church I have made covenants to keep the Lord's commandments by following His example of love, kindness and service and continually striving to obey the laws and ordinances of the gospel. Although I make mistakes and commit sin, I know I am ultimately saved by the grace of Jesus Christ through His infinite atonement. At this time I serve in the high priest group leadership in my ward (i.e. local congregation). I also serve as a home teacher to three wonderful families in my ward. I visit them at least once a month and give a brief message of encouragement and inspiration. I try to help them as often as I can with other things that come up in their lives. I have always enjoyed serving in the Church and have held many callings over the years. I have found that giving of my time for the benefit of others helps me to feel the Lord's Spirit and remain committed to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

David Wagaman
Personal revelation from the testator of truth, the Holy Ghost, is key to learning the truthfulness of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I would encourage all investigating persons to listen to the discussions taught by the missionaries, read and prayfully consider the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon, and pray to Heavenly Father in the name of Jesus Christ, with faith believing an answer will be received, if Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. This I have done and I know through the Holy Ghost that these things are true. Show more Show less