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Hi I'm Dennis

I grew up in Missouri in the USA. I live in the Oregon in the USA. I am a dentist and active in my community. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband for over 40 years. I am a father of 5, Grandpa of 10. I am self employed. My hobbies are Bonsai, Photography, visitng and playing with my grandkids. As a young man I served a 2 year mission in Mexico. I served in the USAF for 4 years. We have lived in Oregon since 1981. I speak English and Spanish.

Why I am a Mormon

I have a deep testimony of the Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints. I have seen, in my own life and the lives of others, the happiness that living the gospel, as taught by the Church, and serving others can bring. I also have felt the guiding hand of God in my own life. When I have had sorrow I have been comforted by the Holy Spirit. My wife and I were married in the Salt Lake Temple, over 40 years ago. Life has not always been easy, but we both find great joy in our family and in our understanding of the Atoning Sacrifice of the LORD Jesus Christ. He has lifted our burdens from time to time.

How I live my faith

I try to keep the commandments at all times. I try to treat others as I believe the Savior would treat them. In past years I have served in the Boy Scouts of America as Scout master and cub master. I serve in the local Church organization as an adminitrative assistant to leaders who serve 12 congregations. I see and hear even the small details of the dealings of the local Church leaders and congregations. I have seen the great service and inspired programs of the Church and thier effects in lives of many members. All these things strengthen my testimony of the Hand of God in this His Church.

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

I feel that the women in the Church are a very strong and viable part of the work of the Church. They are leaders in our culture, homes and congregations. The Church would be much less able to serve our community with out them. Show more Show less