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Hi I'm David Hancock

I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband, father, lawyer, runner, and fisherman who loves being a Mormon. I am happily married to my college sweetheart and we are raising our 5 kids (7 to 18) who keep us busy, laughing, working, and on our toes. Like many others, we worry about how best to teach and guide our kids and help them recognize the incredible things about the world they live in, while helping them navigate the many pitfalls and challenges of life. The greatest helps to us are prayer, a shared vision and values, and the gospel of Jesus Christ. We know that our children are also children of God so we know He has an interest in their happiness just like we do.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family with a long history of membership in the Mormon church. However, I choose to be a member of the church because of how living the gospel of Jesus Christ makes me feel, and how the church helps me to learn about my responsibilities as a husband, father, and provider. The church teaches that the family is the most important unit of society, and is central to the Lord's plan of happiness for His children. I enjoy the fellowship and friendship of other members, and I enjoy learning from them. I also enjoy and grow from the many service opportunities that are available to me in the church. I serve in a "calling" or position that allows me to work with primary-age children, teenage young men and women, and many adults who are also working with these age groups. It's the best!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by communicating with my Father in Heaven through prayer every day, and spending time learning more about Him and His Son through searching the scriptures. I live my faith by trying to be the best husband and father I can be. Children are a wonderful and incredible responsibility. I live my faith by trying to live the commandments, and serving and helping others. I live my faith by being active in my community and being a responsible citizen. I live my faith by being a good neighbor. All of these things help me to be happy and fulfilled.