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Hi I'm Ben Newton

I'm a father of two, a Computer Science Ph.D. student, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Science, and love technology and working with computers. I also love to sing. In fact, I met my charming wife of 10 years in a University choir. Our life is blessed by two adorable daughters who sometimes challenge the depths of our patience, but always fill us with joy. I like cooking, musical theater, and traveling. However, my favorite hobby is spending quality time with my wife and children; feeling their love, seeing their beautiful smiles, and hearing their squeals of delight.

Why I am a Mormon

I am privileged to have been born and raised a Mormon, however all members of the church must obtain for themselves a testimony of the restored gospel. I feel the Holy Spirit in my life leading me and confirming truth. I know that the fullness of Jesus Christ's gospel has been restored to the earth, and that by following His teachings we can obtain the joy of living with God eternally.

How I live my faith

Though it is not easy, I strive to live the teachings and example of Jesus Christ in my daily life. This involves loving and serving others, staying morally clean and physically fit, and increasing in knowledge and faith. I seek truth wherever it can be found, and pray for understanding when times get tough. I currently work with the full-time missionaries in our area as they teach the gospel of Jesus Christ.