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Hi I'm Dan

I'm a father of 3 wonderful kids, husband to a beautiful wife, a chiropractor, a sports and outdoor enthusiast, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

The thing I enjoy most in life is spending time with my wife Jenni and our 3 kids and I am fortunate to have a schedule that allows me to. I also enjoy just about anything to do with sports. I love to play or watch it doesn't really matter. My favorite sport is basketball. My wife and I have been married for 10 years and I am so grateful for her. Before we were married I served a mission in Durban South Africa. After I returned home and married I began my journey through school. I started at a community college near our home in Puyallup Washington and then transferred to BYU. After having completed the prerequisites for chiropractic school we packed up our family and moved to Lewisville Texas to attend Parker College of Chiropractic. We loved our time in Texas and have so many wonderful memories and friends from our time there. Our family has once again returned to Puyallup Washington where I practice with my dad in our chiropractic clinic. I love my job and the opportunity to help people every day.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, but like many had to find my own testimony. I struggled for a while to find the answers I needed but eventually gained the beginning of the testimony I have today. I am grateful for the decision I made to serve a mission. A mission was a perfect opportunity to strengthen my own testimony while striving to help others gain a testimony of their own. I am so grateful for the direction the gospel has given my family as we have made important decisions. I know that Jesus Christ lives and guides his church. I know we have a living prophet, President Thomas S Monson. I am grateful for his counsel and the words of all the prophets and apostles. I know that families can be together forever and for the comfort that knowledge brings. My biggest fear has always been losing a member of my family but because of the ordinances of the temple I know I would see them again.

How I live my faith

I try to be an example in my daily interactions with people I meet and with my patients. I love having the opportunity to talk about the church with patients as they are lying on the table and I am adjusting them. It's great to have a captive audience that can't get away:) I take any opportunity I get to talk about my mission or being involved in scouts. I love that I get an opportunity to spend time with the young men of our church and to see their testimonies grow.

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

Dan
We beleive that baptistm is essential to return to live with Heavenly Father. Baptism is the first step we take on a path that leads us back to him. We beleive that when you are baptized you need to be completely immersed, just as Christ was. We also beleive that the baptism must be performed by someone who has the proper authority the priesthood. When we are baptized we make a covenant that we will always remember Christ and keep his commandments. We also beleive that we need to be able to understand the covenants we are making and so we are baptized starting at the age of 8. Show more Show less