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Hi I'm Steven

I am an"Okie" , I'm a satelllite dealer, I'm a Soccer Dad, I'm a Happy Husband, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love dancing and singing with my girls and playing ball with my boys. My favorite time of the week is "date night" with my wife. We've built our house a piece at a time much like our family. It's a real joy to see each phase through step by step. I am a big "homer" in sports. I love the Sooners and my new found love: OKC Thunder. I really respect other teams in competition. I don't see "winners" and "losers". I see a constant state of growth towards our greatest success! I don't wish ill on anyone. I want their best to bring out our best and vice a versa!

Why I am a Mormon

Because I read and prayed about the Book of Mormon (Another Testament of Jesus Christ) and know of its divinity by the power of the Holy Ghost. It coincides with the Holy Bible which I love dearly. I know in the same manner that Jesus Christ is the Savior of the World, Joseph Smith is the prophet called to bring about this work (as was Moses). It means to me that with this grand design is living communication with the grand designer, our Heavenly Father!

How I live my faith

First and foremost at home: I enjoy family home evening with my wife and kids every Monday evening, daily prayer and scripture study with them (as well as personally and as a husband and wife), and family recreational activities! In Church, I work with our missionaries every day in their effort to teach families principles that strengthen their homes. I also teach Cub and Boy Scouts each Wednesday evening. Lastly, I'm an "overbearing" parent in school organizations (PTO) to support good values in our school system.

Who are the Mormons?

Steven
We're literally your neighbors. We're members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints made so by our covenant to follow Jesus Christ. "Mormons" is the most common term the world knows us by primarily through our belief in a companion scripture to the Bible, The Book of Mormon- Another Testament of Jesus Christ. Our backgrounds are vastly different. We believe we are all literally the offspring of God- brothers and sisters. FAMILY isn't optional in His plan of happiness. That's why we live next to you, go to the same schools, shop at the same stores, etc... As you get to know us as a brother or sister, we can grow together. Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Steven
It is so fun! The Mormon Church teaches the Greatest Happiness is in the Home. The greatest Health plan, financial plan, entertainment and education, all around pro-family package. It strengthens the home more than anything else. Most organizations try to substitute the family in a variety of ways. The Mormon Church is like scaffeling around the home with the head of the house the foreman... Dad and Mom's team if you will. Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Steven
The importance of family may seem common among religions, for Mormons family is the one thing that is NOT optional for the greatest blessings in the Kingdom of Heaven. The greatest reward in Heaven is the continuation of the family unit. That being said, we're like most who wrestle with divorce, difficulties in child bearing or adoption, and even some never marry in this life. I have 2 children with down syndrome that don't appear to have much of a branch in our family tree. It takes adaptation in this life, but the promises of great joy in their family growing are theirs and for all of us through Jesus Christ. There will be healing of hurt among family members. There will be unions if not in this life, the next. So we work to experience in this life what we know is waiting for us in the next life, the love and happiness with our families. Show more Show less