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Hi I'm Jim

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in the North Midwest states of Minnesota and North Dakota.

About Me

I was born and raised in the midwest. I went to high school and college there and spent years in the Marine Corps. I am a dad and have 4 living children from a put together family with 17 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. My children live in different parts of the USA. I have been taking a lot of pictures of family and archive them for the kids. I like traveling and have traveled in 50 states and a number of foreign countries.

Why I am a Mormon

I spent many years attending church in different denominations and had some unanswered questions. My new wife and I moved out west and started a put together family. We felt impressed to search out a church home somewhere. By accident we were introduced to the Mormon church by a person who pretended to be a member and was living with us to help care for our children. The Missionaries visited her to give her the lessons and my wife listened in and was so taken by the Book of Mormon that she explained it to me....I knew instantly that it was true and spent time learning more. We were baptized soon thereafter and experienced a wonderful change in our lives. We were sealed in the Temple and enjoyed a wonderful life together for 28 years after which she passed away. Since then I have been fortunate to find another companion who is very spiritual and we are now continuing to follow the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This is a wonderful way of life. I would not change it for anything in the world. To me the fact is that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is true, I know it.

How I live my faith

I have been privileged to receive church callings of a wide variety. I have taught young children as well as teenagers in Sunday School. I have organized some events for the church such as family social activities, youth activities and general church activities. One of the best callings has been as a Home Teacher to some wonderful families, both member and nonmember. I attend all the meetings I can and love the interaction with people both in the church and outside.