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Hi I'm Bruce Buckingham

Hello, my name is Bruce. I was born in Hamilton, Ontario,Canada. I joined the church in 1949 along with my parents.

About Me

I'm married with 3 daughters and 1 son. I have 3 grandchildren. My wife and I served a mission in the Canada Edmonton mission. We have also served a church service mission within our Stake. We also served as temple workers in the Toronto temple for 19 years. I was a high school teacher and principal for 33 years. We have travelled to many countries and really like cruising.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church at 11years old. My testimony has remained constant over the years. I attribute much of success in life, work, and as a citizen to following the gospel principles and using the leadership training received through the church. I know from the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost, from answers to frequent prayers. from daily reading and reflecting on my readings that the Church of Jesus Christ is true. Jesus Christ is the head of the church and we are led by a prophet. I know the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I try to make daily decisions on what would my heavenly Father want me to do. I begin and end each day in kneeling prayer, first asking for guidance before the day starts and ending in prayer to evaluate what good I might have done and what words or actions I need to seek forgiveness for. I have had a variety of volunteer service opportunities through the church. These and service in the community bring happiness to me and my wife. Currently I am serving as Branch President for the Kitchener YSA Branch. This is a wonderful opportunity to serve for and with faithful young single adults.

Who chooses the Mormon prophet?

Bruce Buckingham
The Lord chooses His prophet by divine will. The Apostle who is the most senior is chosen as the next prophet. This Apostle has been an Apostle the longest. He is not necessarlly the oldest Apostle. Show more Show less