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Hi I'm Scott

I'm a software consultant for a large company. I sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on a tall ship. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been a member all my life, but didn't get married until I was 40. Since then I thrive on being a dad. I'm a software consultant for a large company. Several year ago I took six weeks off to sail across the Atlantic Ocean on a tall ship, which was a fabulous experience. I ran a half marathon, and enjoy running when I get the time.

Why I am a Mormon

although a member all my life there have been times when I haven't been as active as I could have been. Thiose times magnified the importance of the gospel in my life. I am a Mormon because I have a deep and intense faith in Jesus Christ. It defines who I am. And I have found that the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bring me closer to Christ than any other religion or creed that I have seen. The teachings around family are based on the fact the Christ wants us to be successful and the family is the organization ordained of God to bring us back to our Father in Heaven.

How I live my faith

I have served in various responsibilities, both at the ward and stake level, usually with the youth. Most recently I was called (or more exactly, I volunteered) to teach early morning seminary, or religious iinstruction, to a dozen teenagers. I love it! Other ways I live my faith is in my family (with daily prayer, study of the scriptures, and teaching my children how to make righteous choices) and in my community (by participating in school and community organizations in support of values that I believe).

Are Mormons Christians?

Most emphatically, yes. I know that Jesus Christ is my savior, that he lived, died, and was resurrected, and he made it possible for me to live with him and my Father in Heaven again someday. There is nothing a stranger can say that will change that fact. Show more Show less