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Hi I'm John Robey

I'm British, 50 something and love life. Husband, father and son. I run, cycle and walk for fun. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I studied Biochemistry and Chemistry for my degree and I work in the Pharmaceutical industry. I'm a husband and a father of four children in Lancashire, England. I love running and I love walking in the hills of England, Austria or wherever I go. I've taken up cycling again and love the Preston Guild Wheel. I enjoy researching my family tree and I am keen to help others do their own genealogy. I enjoy watching sport, particularly Football, Rugby and Cricket.

Why I am a Mormon

Thankfully my parents made the difficult decision to join the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints the year before I was born so I was raised a Mormon. However, when I left home at 18 years of age I rebelled a little. Thankkfully, one year later I discovered that real happiness was not in wordly pursuits but found in a faith in Jesus Christ and living as he lived. It's not easy being a Christian with so many distractions but I intend to remain faithful to my promises to God to be more like Jesus.

How I live my faith

I attend church every Sunday and enjoy fellowshipping with others with similar values to me. One of the real highlights of my church service was when I was Bishop for five years. Though an unpaid service, the rewards were wonderful. I like to do litter picks in the community. I have given blood over 25 times thus far and hope to get to 50 donations.Living my religion is trying to do what Jesus might do in any given circumstance.

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

John Robey
Self-reliance brings self esteem/ self worth. It has brought me confidence and peace as I see natural and man made disasters all around. Show more Show less