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Hi I'm Randy

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the husband of the most wonderful woman in the world, a father of five incredible children, grandfather of 13 beautiful grandchildren (with one more on the way), an attorney for a financial services company, love bluegrass music, play the guitar and banjo, and I'm a Mormon. Our family loves outdoor activities -- especially boating, waterskiing, and wakeboarding. I love to study the doctrines of the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ in the scriptures. I was raised an only child by a single mom.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a home where church attendance and religious observance was a part-time thing. At age 8, I desired to be baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was anxious to participate in Cub Scouts and other activities sponsored by the church. Over time my knowledge and testimony of the Savior grew and religious observance became much more a part of our family life. The Book of Mormon played a prominant role in my conversion to the Gospel, and at age 18 I received a powerful witness it is the word of God and was revealed through a prophet of God, Joseph Smith. I've grown in understanding as I've applied it's teachings, especially in spending two years as a missionary sharing the truth and serving others in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. In the teachings of Christ, I find the comfort which comes from knowing where I came from before this life began, the purpose of this mortal exisitance, and the bright potential I have to return to my Heavenly Father to live with him, his Son, and my family as we accept and receive the ordinances which allow that rich blessing to occur.

How I live my faith

I strive to incorporate what I know of Christ and his Gospel into who and what I am. I understand that the greatest work I can accomplish is within the walls of my home as I build a strong marriage and teach my children and grandchildren what I have come to know. Serving others is an important aspect of how I live my life -- we are not here on earth merely to consume its resources -- we are accountable for how we use the time and possessions with which we are entrusted. I spend 12-15 hours each week in my responsibility to assist in leading a group of our local congregations comprising over 3,000 members. In this work, I enjoy the rich blessing of seeing others joy as they embrace the teachings of Jesus Christ and turn toward him and his saving Atonement.