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Hi I'm Dan

I live in Ohio. I love coaching youth sports. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm happily married to my wife of 21+ years. We have four children - two girls and two boys. They are the joy of our lives. Watching them (and helping them) grow up and make good choices and find things they are interested in has been our main focus for the past two decades. I enjoy coaching soccer at the YMCA. I have also coached football, baseball, basketball, and softball. I work for a company that mass produces automotive parts. I enjoy a good round of golf now and then. My wife & I also love to get away on a cruise once in a while.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised Mormon, as were both of my parents. The teachings I was raised on always felt right to me. So I accepted the call to serve a mission at age 19. As I taught and bore witness of the precepts of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ I came to know undeniably for myself that they are true - that Christ overcame sin and death and provided a way for us to return to God's presence eternally, through obedience to the laws and ordinances of the gospel.

How I live my faith

My current church assignment allows me to visit various congregations in the area and encourage members to heed Christ's call to "go ye therefore and teach all nations..." and to share the gospel with friends and neighbors.

What are some of the ways that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helps those around the world?

The Church's mission is to bring all unto Christ. Four ways it accomplishes this are... 1) Teaching the gospel (there are over 50,000 full-time missionaries throughout the world). 2) Caring for the poor and needy. The Church has a wonderful humanitarian aid program that very efficiently helps make necessities available to those who have been devastated by disasters, etc. Anyone can donate to the Humanitarian Fund. Also, once a month members fast for 24 hours and make a generous offering. Local bishops use these funds 3) Helping give those who wouldn't otherwise have the opportunity to further their education. 4) Building Temples throughout the world so all of God's children can receive the ordinances of salvation. Show more Show less