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Hi I'm Gerald

I live in the Great Pacific Northwest and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father to 5 wonderful sons. I am Ward Mission Leader and I love Scouting and hanging out at the beach.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to a pair of BYU students and I grew up in the church. Just like everyone else, I had to figure out if the Mormon way of life was the right way for me to go. Over the course of my 5 decades of life, the gospel of Jesus Christ has proven itself again and again in my life. Despite the problems that come up in life, I find myself on a steady road that slowly increases in faith and happiness.

How I live my faith

I sing in the Ward Choir and in the local community based Mormon Choir. I am the Ward Mission Leader assisting the missionaries with their labors. I'm also a volunteer Stake Auditor (keeping an eye on procedures) and a Volunteer at LDS Employment (helping those who are looking to improve their employment situation). When assignments and opportunities to serve in the church come up, I feel blessed when I am able to do my part. I have also had a lifetime of loving to work with the Young Men. I still volunteer in Scouting on a regular basis.

Why do you have 12 Apostles? They were just meant to be around for the time of Jesus Christ, not to be replaced with new apostles.

God speaks to us today, just like he did historically. We have problems in the world today that didn't exist in past centuries and we need the voice of God's servants. As a teenager, I grew up in Salt Lake City, I was a friend and associate of other teens whose parent was an Apostle or other Church Leader. They and their families were not perfect, but they had something extra - extra light, extra help from God. It was attractive to me. I was at times a 'rotten' teen, but as I grew older, I remembered where to turn for light and knowledge. Show more Show less