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Hi I'm Doug

I was born in California and now I live in Arizona. I am married with 3 boys. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of 3 boys and have been married for over 20 years. I enjoy spending time with my family. I also enjoy jumping out of airplanes. I have only done it once but would do it again if I had a chance. I enjoy going to the gym. I am working on getting ready for my 5th triathlon. I enjoy the challenge of staying fit.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member my whole life. There was a time in my life that I wasn't sure if I wanted to be a member of the church. I had to find out for myself. I studied the scriptures and prayed. I knew the teachings of Jesus Christ were true. I chose to serve a mission. I served in Kingston Jamaica for 2 years. What a incredible experience to serve the people of Jamaica. I enjoy being a part of the gospel of Jesus Christ. It has changed my life. I can't imagine not having the gospel in my life.

How I live my faith

In the church everyone is given a calling or job. I work with the youth. I am a scout leader for the 14 and 15 year old's. This is a incredible experience to work with the youth of the church. The young men I work with show an incredible amount of strength, they live their lives in such a way to inspire me to do better in my own life. The gospel of Jesus Christ has changed their lives and mine too!

Are Mormons Christians?

Doug
What a great question, are Mormons Christians. I would first tell you that we believe in Jesus Christ. I believe that being Christian is more than just a belief. I would hope people would recognize me as a Christian because of the things that I do not because of the church I belong to. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the formal name of the church, believes that Christ should be the center of our homes. We pray to Heavenly Father and end our prayers in the name of Jesus Christ. I can tell you many many things about what we believe but I really think the best way to find out about anything is to find out for yourself. Show more Show less