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Hi I'm John

I am from Tampa, FL. I am a husband, father, pharmacist, Florida Gator, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My beautiful wife and I have been married for 8 years and we have two daughters under the age of two. I went to undergraduate school at the University of South Florida and then attended pharmacy school at the University of Florida(Go Gators!). I served a two year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Rosario, Argentina from 1999-2001. When I am not working, I love spending time with my family. I also enjoy basketball and video/computer gaming.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are both members of the Church. My Dad is a convert, and on my Mom's side we can trace our ancestry back to the mormon pioneers. Even though I was born into this church, I have not remained a member in it because of my parents. I had to come to a knowledge of the truthfulness of the gospel on my own. I read the Book of Mormon, and I prayed to my Heavenly Father to know if it is true. I know that the only way to find out if something is of God is to ask Him. Through the power of the Holy Ghost, I felt a peace and love that could only have come from our Father in heaven. I know that this is His church. Everything good that has happened to me has come as a blessing from being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It has brought happiness to my family and given us opportunities to serve others. I know my family is eternal, and that even after death we can be together forever.

How I live my faith

I love serving in the church. My wife and I were recently asked to teach the 5 year old children. We are learning how to choose the right. We look forward to meeting with them each week. I think they teach us more about our Heavenly Father than we could ever teach them.

Who are the Mormons?

A Mormon is a person who tries to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ and has chosen to be baptized in His church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We are called Mormons because in addition to believing the Bible to be the word of God, we also read the Book of Mormon, another book of ancient scripture written by prophets of God. Mormon was actually one of those prophets. Show more Show less