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Hi I'm Charlie

I'm a Latter-Day Saint.

About Me

I was born and raised in California. But with both parents from Texas, it was only a matter of time before they decided to return to their native land. I have resided in Dallas area since my fifteenth year and love my home. I served a mission to Oregon in 1975 to 1977 (there was only one mission in Oregon at the time) and have a wonderful wife for over 30 years. Our six children are all adults now, so our lives revolve around Church, Temple duty and work.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church, but like everyone who was taught the Gospel from thier youth, there comes a time when the teachings that you have always taken for granted are questioned. After years of inactivity, my family and I were visited by a dedicated Home Teacher. A home teacher is someone that helps others that are members of the church in good times as well as hard times. After a while he invited us back to Church and it was only upon entering the Chapel that I knew what had been missing in my life for many years. I realized that I had never lost my testimony of the Savior and His Kingdom on the Earth. Only pride and stubbornness had kept me and my family away! I am so greatful for the love of my Savior, Jesus Christ and the home teacher that he sent to my family. I was reminded of the important things of life and the beauty of His Plan of Happiness.

How I live my faith

I serve God and his Son through my work in the Church. I feel that I am inadequate and unworthy to help His work to go forth, but my hope and prayer is that the atoning sacrifice of our Savior and His guiding spirit can aid me as I work in one of His Holy Temples. As one for the local leaders in his Church and Kingdom, perhaps I can help my brothers and sisters to realize what I have come to know; that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. His kingdom is on the Earth once again, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His great plan if for all of his children to have the chance to return to Him.