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Hi I'm Nic Mac

I grew up in Cerritos, CA. I was an athlete in football, track and Martial Arts. I'm in the military. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was always the fastest kid growing up. I established a bunch of CA state records in track and football growing up. I was a dj and was recruited to play football for BYU in the mid 90's. I am currently working on my Masters while working Full Time as an IT Tech for the Federal Government and am also a reservist in the Minnesota National Guard. I spend most of my free time developing my daughter's athletic skills in basketball, boxing and volleyball. My wife and I volunteer often in our community and I am a proud parent of a missionary. My oldest son is currently serving in the Fresno, CA Mission Spanish speaking.

Why I am a Mormon

In the mid 90's I signed on to play football at BYU. I never once took seriously anything any Mormon in Utah would tell me about the church. I left the school never knowing much about the religion. Sometime later, I met a girl who became my best friend while I was stationed in the FT Army in Alaska. Through the course of our friendship in the Last Frontier, we found out we had quite a few things in common. The first being, we were both Los Angeles natives. I also told her I played football for BYU and she told me she was an inactive Mormon. After a few years, we got married and we both decided that it was time for our blended family to become a "real family". I was baptized Aug 2006, we were sealed as a family Oct 2007 and we now have a son serving a mission in Fresno, CA and a nephew we helped raised serving at the same time in Atlanta, GA.

How I live my faith

We study our scriptures more so now that we have our son and nephew out in the field. My wife and I have basically shunned by our own parents and really have very little extended family to rely on for emotional support, so it has become almost a blessing in a way to form a close bond with each other and completely rely on the Spirit to guide our home. We pray together nightly as a family and we COMMUNICATE. Something I didn't have in my own home growing up.

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Nic Mac
If you ever needed a place to feel completely at peace from all the outside noise of the world, I encourage you to start on a plan to become worthy of these holy places. Words cannot describe how you will come to know who your Heavenly Father truly is in His house. Show more Show less

How does the Church finance its operations?

Nic Mac
I know that we are commanded to pay tithing. A tenth of all we earn is given back to the church so they can build our chapels and church facilities and the temples my wife and I are fortunate enough to visit often. They also fund service and charity projects world wide. I do know that our tithing does not just help out the Mormons. For example the Tsunami and flood victims in Samoa, the Philippines and the victims of Hurricane Katrina. I am proud to belong to such a charitable organization. Show more Show less