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Hi I'm Steve

I was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and have been a member since 2004.

About Me

I like to play online video games via PS3. I am a fan of NFL Football and my favorite team is the 49'ers. I have a beautiful wife and 2 fantastic children that are 7 son and 3 daughter. I'm into classic hot rods and have a 67' Dodge truck that is painted flat black. When I have free time, I like to make graphic banners and signatures on my computer. I try to go to the gym to work out at least 3-4 days a week to stay fit.

Why I am a Mormon

I have chosen to follow the teachings of the LDS church, more-so because Jesus Christ is at the center of it's teachings and I believe it is the one and only true Church upon the earth at this time. By following the teachings I also believe that me and my family are an eternal unit and are becoming more Christ-like as we progress in our lives together. Finally, I believe that we have the priesthood of God upon the earth, and that worthy males of the proper age in the Church hold this priesthood and perform miraculous blessings and ordinances through that Holy priesthood. MY CONVERSION: After marriage and having my son, I was having many questions about myself and where I was going. I asked people if they thought I was a "good person" and if God would recognize that and allow me into Heaven even though I had sinned in my life. I wasn't sure of where I came from, what I was doing here, and where I would end up. It was a very confusing time, and now, I believe it was the Holy Ghost telling me that something needed to be changed in my life. At that same period in my life, my wife was mentioning the Church to me and came across a pair of missionaries and asked them into my home, as I had questions. I "humored" her and them, and asked away. For some reason every question I asked had an answer, and a "logical" one at that. I was very enlightened and more curious now, so I allowed them to come again. Everytime they came , I had questions and they had answers, until I felt as though they were "humoring" me now. Finally, they started the missionary discussions with me and taught me about the origin and history of the Church. At first I felt as if the stories were a bit bizzare, but so were many other stories in the Bible and I believed them. As I learned more and prayed for an answer, there was a confirmation in my heart that those things actually did happen and were true. I began to attend the meetings at church and was welcomed by many people, but more-so, I was inquiring about what was taught and how the people were. I didn't see or feel anything out of place, and I felt the Spirit everytime I went, to the point of where my day was brighter afterward and I had hope for the next week. Soon after, I was asked wether or not I believed in the things I was taught and if I would consider joining. I confirmed that I was ready and was baptized on March 6, 2004. It was a day I'll never forget and a very spirit filled day indeed.

How I live my faith

I have a calling in the Church to teach Sunday School called Gospel Doctrine. It's a challenging yet uplifting calling to say the least. I am very humbled to be able to teach others in the church that probably know more about the gospel than I do, but am eager also, because I want to teach to the best of my abilities and please the Lord. I feel His spirit everytime I teach, and know that I am a mouth piece for Him.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

No. Joseph Smith's name is revered, just as Adam, Moses, Isaiah, etc...He was a prophet of God, who rang in the last dispensation, and brought forth the priesthood back to the earth. Many people have him to thank for their lives being blessed, as if it were not for him, then none of the believers would be where they are today. We are taught to worship our Heavenly Father, and live the teachings of His only begotten son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Show more Show less