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Hi I'm John Spowart

I've been a Mormon since I was 6.I've been a member ever since.Please take this opportunity to learn more about the Mormon Church.

About Me

I am an IT professional and have lived in Lewisville Texas since 2003. I have a family and have been a member of the Church for 35 years. I served a mission in Lima Peru from 1988-1990. I lived and worked in Lima and in the central highlands of Peru including Huancayo, Tarma, and Huanuco. My mission was one of the greatest experiences of my life and I spent most of my time sharing the gospel with the people of Peru. In the years since I have graduated from college at the University of Wisconsin, started a family, and I continue to serve in the Church. My wife and I have 3 boys and have been active in the Lewisville ward since we moved here.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents learned about the church years ago via a postal convention in Salt Lake. After some years of investigation, my mother joined the Church and then my father and I followed. In my teenage years I began to question my decision to join the Church but after a lot of prayer I again came to the conclusion that I was in the right place and that this is where God wanted me to be. When I was 19 I chose to go on a mission and serve for 2 years. I was called to serve in Lima Peru. The challenges that I have faced in this life have drawn me closer to my church and to my God. Now more than ever I reallize the importance of the Church and the atonement of Jesus Christ in our lives.

How I live my faith

I enjoy using the talents that God has given me to help others. Our family enjoys serving in the Church and serving others. So many of the joys come not from what we recieve but what we give away.

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

John Spowart
All that I have comes directly or indirectly from God. I am grateful for all He has given me and I give back what I can including paying a full tithe of 10% to the Church. Show more Show less