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Hi I'm Peter

I'm a retired Naval Officer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a retired Naval Officer, having served 28 years. I am also an engineer. My wife and I have seven children. I am interested in golf, family history, biking and reading, not in that order.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 16, my family moved to a small town with a significant population of Latter-Day Saints. I was previously a Boy Scout so I naturally sought out the local BSA Troop which was sponsored by the LDS Church. I attended the weekly scouting meetings at the chapel. Between what I learned about the LDS faith at those meetings and the kindness of my friends who were LDS, I decided to investigate the LDS faith more closely. In my first year of college, I met with the missionaries and soon had a firm testimony that what they taught me was true. I read the book of Mormon and also gained a testimony of its truthfulness. I was baptized soon after. That was a long time ago and that testimony has only grown stronger as I my understanding of the Gospel of Jesus Christ has increased.

How I live my faith

I attend church every Sunday with my family. In between Sunday's, I serve to help the unemployed in the area find employment or better employment in their field. I also visit two families at least once a month to help in any way I can.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

A testimony is a personal belief or knowledge in something, usually Gospel related. A true testimony comes to us from the Holy Ghost. He bears the truthfulness of all things. Show more Show less

Can husband and wife be together forever? Do you believe that families will live together in heaven?

For those who marry in the temple, eternal family is a very real possibility. The sealing conducted in the temple is eternal. It binds families together in the life and beyond the veil that separates this life from the eternal beyond. Show more Show less