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Hi I'm Rob

I'm a consultant, the father of seven, grandfather of 22, and the richest man that I know. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

'Worked in my father's bakery as a boy, sold stereo sound systems to put myself though college and married a wonderful woman after interrupting schooling to serve a two-year mission for the LDS Church in Argentina. Teaching college courses in business, family history, shooting and editing video, motorcycles and scuba diving are hobbies. My deepest interest, however, is my family and its welfare. My wife, Jill, and I are currently serving a two-year, full-time mission for the LDS Church as Public Affairs Specialists in the Caribbean area. It has been an amazing experience. To see a few videos and photos, go to: https://picasaweb.google.com/rrdunford/LocalSantoDomingoViews?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCMOey4m--a_g2QE&feat=directlink.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I'm a 5th generation Mormon - all 16 of my great-great-grandparents joined the LDS Church in various countries in 1840's - I consider myself a convert, also. This is because I had to do the same things any other convert has to do before joining the Church. I had to study it out, investigate and compare its teachings with other churches and the word of God, and pray in faith, asking God if Joseph Smith really was a prophet, if the Book of Mormon really is true, and if the priesthood authority of Christ has really been restored to the earth after having been lost for centuries. My answer didn't come as easily as I expected - but come it did, with great power - in an experience that I cannot deny. I'm a Mormon because I know that it is true, of myself. I have no need to depend on the testimony of others, regardless of my five generations of ancestors who also knew it is true.

How I live my faith

This is the fun part: I have helped out in the nursery, taught young children, advised high-school age students, counseled young marrieds, presided as a pastor over Spanish- and English-speaking congregations, poured cement, painted, roofed, danced, acted, scuba-dived, ran rivers, rappelled, weeded, hoed, canned, cleaned up after hurricanes and floods, and learned to do dozens of other interesting and enriching things that I never would have learned otherwise -- all because I am a member of this Church.

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Rob
Try the experiment explained in the Book of Mormon in Alma, chapter 32, beginning in verse 26 (page 289). You will surely experience an increase in faith if you will actually learn and do what Christ asks. Show more Show less