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Hi I'm Bruce Moore

I joined the church when i was 17, served as a missionary, and now I have an amazing wife, 6 great kids, and am an engineer.

About Me

I have an amazing life! I'm married to a wonderful woman, have six great kids, and work as an engineer. My kids say I'm a geek. I like 4-wheeling, movies, and hanging out with my family. I joined the Church when I was 17, served as a missionary in South America, and married my best friend in the Temple. I'm teaching myself to play the banjo.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 16 years old, I had a summer job working on a pineapple planatation in Hawaii. While there, one of my LDS friends asked if I'd like to learn more about their Church. I said "Sure, why not?" and met the missionaries for the first time. They taught me about God, the meaning of life, where we came from, why we're here and where we go after death. They taught me about the Bible, the Book of Mormon, and the Restoration of Christ's Church in the last days. It was simple, interesting, and it all made sense; but that didn't mean it was actually true. Then one day, while reading from the Book of Mormon, I read this verse "But behold, if ye will awake and arouse your faculties, even to an experiment upon my words, and exercise a particle of faith, yea, even if ye can no more than desire to believe, let this desire work in you, even until ye believe in a manner that ye can give place for a portion of my words." (Alma 32:27) The word "experiment" really caught my attention! I thought, "whatever this experiment is, I'm going to try it." The next verse reads "Now, we will compare the word unto a seed. Now, if ye give place, that a seed may be planted in your heart, behold, if it be a true seed, or a good seed, if ye do not cast it out by your unbelief, that ye will resist the Spirit of the Lord, behold, it will begin to swell within your breasts; and when you feel these swelling motions, ye will begin to say within yourselves—It must needs be that this is a good seed, or that the word is good, for it beginneth to enlarge my soul; yea, it beginneth to enlighten my understanding, yea, it beginneth to be delicious to me." One night, after fervent, sincere prayer, asking if these things were true, I felt a tremendous sensation of peace, and love, and assurance fill me from head to toe. I no longer had questions. I knew then, for myself, that all I had been taught was true. I know God is real, that this is His Church, and that He speaks to those who seek him diligently.

How I live my faith

I do the best I can in all I do, and treat everyone with the kindness and concern they deserve. In church, I have been asked to make sure particular people and families are watched over, cared for, and are sufficiently instructed in the Truth that they have can ask for and recieve the blessings they need. I volunteer in Boy Scouts, and teach classes at church. At work I try to be an example of the things we believe and the standards we live. I dont participate in vulgar discussions, or complaints about other people. I try to help others see that "we are all in this together", and if we really listen, we can hear what other's peoples concerns are. When I have an oppertunities to answer questions about the Church and share my beliefs, I am happy to tel what I know and feel. I keep my faith alive through prayer, studying the scriptures, keeping the commitments I have made, participating fully in Church meetings and activities with my family. Keeping a vision of Heavenly Father's promises at the forefront of my mind gives me and excitement and confidence I have found in no other way.