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Hi I'm Jason

I was born in Washington D.C. but grew up in Metro Atlanta, GA. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I work for a large software company helping organizations gain better access to their information. In my spare time I enjoy snowboarding and sailing with my family. I also enjoy mountain biking and running half or full marathons in various cities across the USA.

Why I am a Mormon

My mother was a convert to the church. Two missionaries knocked on her door and shared this wonderful Gospel with her. She knew it was true. My mom and dad were baptized when I was 2. But at some point in my life I realized I needed to know if what she had found was true. I thought, "There are so many churches and points of view out there. How do I know this church is the true church." I felt like God was not a God of confusion. So as I was reading my scriptures one summer, these very thoughts weighing on my mind, I began to notice a particularly enlightening feeling as I read. It is hard to describe but it was a feeling of insight, inspiration, almost like I was receiving pure knowledge and understanding. Sometimes even a tingling feeling from head to toe. For a young boy, as I was, I recognized that these feelings of comprehension were quite unusual but I also knew at the same time that they were the Holy Ghost or The Spirit as stated in the scriptures, "ye may know the truth of all things". These feelings were unmistakeably from God. So I got on my knees and prayed and asked my Father in Heaven if the things I was reading were true and I got the most power confirmation that they were true! I made a promise to The Lord that I would remember those feelings and cherish the knowledge I had been given. I knew it was a gift. I promised to remain a faithful servant and strive to do my best to always do the right thing and my life has been continually blessed because of that pivotal moment in my life. I continue to have experiences just like that. I have continued to receive knowledge and direction in my life the exact same way as I described here and it's not only blessed my life but also the life of my family. I have so many more stories like this that have happened since. Each unique in their own way but similar in the feeling and purpose and each experience standing as additional confirmations that I am heading in the right direction.

How I live my faith

In the past I have served in callings pertaining to the youth of our church as well as held responsibilities to look after other members of our church. That's how Christ's Church operates. We take care of one another. Currently I am serving in a position called the Ward Mission Leader. As Ward Mission Leader I help coordinate the missionary efforts of our full time missionaries with that of the efforts of our church members here in parts of the Roswell and Alpharetta, GA area. We currently have two very faithful sister full time missionaries.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Jason
When disaster strikes you can rest assured we will be there to help. Ask any member of the our faith how we are organized to response to a disaster. It's truly a beautiful thing to know that 'the Mormons' have your back. To serve is ingrained in our way of life. Just in this area we have had several chances to serve those around us with the misfortune of being hit by natural disaster. I can think of several hurricanes that have hit Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and an F5 tornado that hit Alabama, North Georgia, and Tennessee. Each event left many with downed trees and severely damaged roofs. A quick response can ensure further damage is not done and lift moral and we have been there to do just that at a moments notice. It's the way it should be. Show more Show less