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Hi I'm Scott

I am a husband, a father, an Assistant Scoutmaster, a Constable, and I am a Mormon!

About Me

I am an elected official (Constable) and volunteer as an Assistant Scoutmaster. My wife of 20 years, Jamie, works in a medical office part time and with children in the Primary at church. Our oldest daughter loves art and is learning how to drive. Our second daughter loves her friends, her Ripstick and reading. Our youngest is a sculptor and is learning to read in Kindergarten. Our family enjoys the snow, the Christmas season, and beach trips!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the LDS faith. I benefitted from my parent's love and gospel teachings I received growing up. My parents taught me and my siblings the purpose and mission of Jesus Christ and the Plan of Happiness He has for us. I gained a testimony of Jesus Christ, and served an LDS Mission to Hong Kong, where I was able to share this great message with the people there. I know that Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father have an interest in all of our lives and want us to return to live with them. They gave us a plan to help all of us get back to them, and the gospel of Jesus Christ is that plan. This realization became even more clear to me several years ago when I worked as a Police Officer and was shot in the line of duty. You can read (and hear) about my experience here: http://www.ldscops.com/war%20stories/wesley%20tipton.htm Since that experience I have gained a greater understanding of the atonement of Jesus Christ and how concerned he is for each and every one of us.

How I live my faith

I think the main crux of how I live my faith was expressed by the greatest commandment Jesus taught: Love One Another. By serving each other as Jesus served the people he came in contact with, we can learn charity and Christ-like love. I try to teach my children this concept by example by helping others. I also teach this to the scouts in my troop by living the scout motto, Do a Good Turn Daily. There are endless ways to serve others daily if we just look.