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Hi I'm Steven Satterfield

I am a real estate developer, bird watcher, snorkeler, golfer, and family man. I love America. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of five and grandfather of 18. All my children and grandchildren live within a few blocks of our home. I am an Idaho born native that loves the West and enjoys golfing, amature video production and beautiful nature. My best friend is my wife of 41 years, Anita. We love snorkeling in Hawaii and bird watching where ever we go. It has been a wonderful life for us. I have been a Realtor all my professional life, but currently am serving as a Mission President in Atlanta Georgia for the Momon Church. We find Georgia a beautiful and wonderful place to live. All my children and grandchildren are the crowning achievement of my life and I love them each dearly. I love God and His son Jesus Christ and my life is centered about them, their teachings and desires for us.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a wonderful mormon family. However, I, like everyone, had to gain my own witness that the teachings I learned in my youth were actually true and of God. I have come to know that indeed Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and the Lord through him restored the fullness of the gospel of Christ and His priesthood authority. The Book of Mormon has had a profound influence in my life bring me closer to Jesus Christ than any other single thing or event. My testimony of these truths is among the most precious possessions that I have in this life. The richness of spirit that being a member of the Church brings into my life can be found in no other place. I love the wonderful work that is carried out in the Temples of the Lord found around the world. I love that my family is sealed to me for "time and all eternity." I love the good feelings that I enjoy because of this knowledge and those experiences. I am a Mormon because following the truths taught by the Lord through his Prophets brings me great joy, happiness and meaning to my life.

How I live my faith

Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is not just a Sunday religion, but truly a way of life. In my weakness, I strive to follow all the truths that have been revealed. I trust completely in my Savior Jesus Christ who is the only way to salvation. My faith is the very center of my life and flavors everything I do. I just try to do the best I can, be the best I can and then trust in Jesus Christ and his loving atonement.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Steven Satterfield
The Book of Mormon was written, like the Bible, by a prophets called of God except these prophets lived in the Americas not the old world where the Bible was written. Mormon was a prophet who lived about 400 AD in the Americas. God called Mormon to take the many records kept by prophets in the Americas for a thousand years before he was born and condense them into one smaller record which he recorded on plates made out of gold and were hid in a stone box to come forth by the power of God in a latter day. In 1829 the young Prophet Joseph Smith, shown previously in vision the location of the plates, was commanded of the Lord and given the gift and power from God to translate that record. The Book of Mormon is the result of that translation. The Book of Mormon is scripture, like the Bible, which teaches the truth of Jesus Christ and presents the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the reader. Show more Show less

What is the difference between attending church and the temple?

Steven Satterfield
A "church building" and a "temple" in the mormon church are buildings with two different purposes. A "church" is where weekly worship services and midweek activities are held. These services and activities are open to the public and all are invited to attend whether member or not. A "temple" is a special and sacred structure as it was in ancient Israel. In order to enter a temple, one must be a member of the Church in good standing. In the temple a member may enter into further covenants with God beyond the covenant of baptism. Among these sacred covenants or ordinances done in the temples is the covenant of marriage which allows members to be married or "sealed" for "time and all eternity". Show more Show less