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Hi I'm Steve

I'm a husband, a father of seven great kids, and a grandpa. I'm a electric sign company executive, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to play golf and to spend time with our family. In July of 2010, we were invited to take three years off of our regular lives in order to serve our church as missionaries in Texas. With my wife, I supervise 200 young missionaries, doing our best to keep them healthy happy and focused on sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the good people of Texas. Two of our sons currently serve as missionaries, one in Georgia and one in Mexico City.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I choose to be. Some see the high standards and values our members are expected to follow as being "unrealistic". I believe the opposite is true. Joseph Smith taught, “A religion that does not require the sacrifice of all things never has power sufficient to produce the faith necessary unto life and salvation". What the world may see as sacrifice, I see as the opportunity to prove my true devotion to the Savior Jesus Christ by following His commandments and his example.

How I live my faith

I live my religion by being faithful to its teachings. I try to be an example to others. When I make mistakes, I repent and seek to improve. I try to remain focused on my ultimate goal of being worthy, when this life is over, to return, with my wife and family, to live together with my Heavenly Father. In order to achieve this, I realize I must follow the path that Jesus has provided, knowing, that without Him and His sacrifice, this would not be possible. I do my best to help others along the way and to share the joy I have found in the gospel with others.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Steve
The Book of Mormon is another "witness", along with the Bible, that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and Savior of all mankind. The Book of Mormon contains a collection of writings from ancient prophets. Over a span of 1000 years, these prophets, just as the prophets in the Bible, prophesied of Jesus Christ before His birth, witnessed His coming, and tesitified that He will come again to the earth in the latter days. Show more Show less