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Hi I'm Ed Westphal

I am a chemist, toxicologist, computer scientist, and a widower with four children and five grand children.

About Me

I have been interested in the sciences all my life. As a profession, I selected chemistry, toxicology, and computer science.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was attending Utah State University for graduate work, I was asked if I knew anything about the church. I did not. I was given a book of Mormon and read it. It convinced me that I needed to become a member.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through service. There are many service opportunities within and outside of the church.

What is the difference between attending church and the temple?

Ed Westphal
The Temple is an extension of my faith and service. Under the New and Ever Lasting Covenant and the Gospel of Jesus Christ, I strive to bring the fullness of God's blessings to all of His children. The Temple allows me to perform these sacred ordinances as is the intent and will of my Father in Heaven. Show more Show less