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Hi I'm Jim

I believe that we learn and grow through every experience that we come face to face with in life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been married to my beautiful wife for thirteen years and am a father of three amazing children. I love the outdoors and am an avid sports fan both playing and watching. I enjoy challenges that push my limits and help me grow. I love to travel to see new places, meet new people, and learn about other cultures. I am the IT Manager for a non-for-profit organization that assists adults with autistic spectrum disorders. 

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family of the Mormon faith. Growing up I always wondered what it would have been like to have experienced faith from a different perspective. My father is a convert to the Mormon faith and is a role model to me. I served a mission to Spain where I met many wonderful individuals that truly believe in the Savior Jesus Christ. Through the experiences that I had by meeting and getting to know these individuals, my personal beliefs in and relationship to my Savior Jesus Christ grew to an even greater level. Through the personal struggles of life I have learned to understand more of what faith is and why the atonement is as important for me as it is for all. I have had experiences that have solidified my faith in Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I have had many opportunities to serve in the community and in the church. Some of these include being a Cub Scout Leader, Boy Scout Leader, a Youth Leader, and currently am serving to assist missionaries of our Savior spread His gospel. I enjoy meeting and getting to know others through other service opportunities in which I participate in within our community.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

I have experienced things in my life that have always returned me to my Savior Jesus Christ and His sacrifice for me. I have learned that His Atonement is just as valid for others as I expect it to be for me. The lessons that I have learned in my life have helped me to understand that the Savior Jesus Christ is the only perfect being to have walk this planet and was the only person who could have given his life here on earth so that we might live again. This helps me understand that the rest of us are all inherently trying to do our best with the countless number of challenges that we all face throughout our lives. I know that the best thing I can do to emulate The Savior is to allow the Atonement to take affect in my life by doing everything in my power to love one another and forgive all who may have trespassed me. Show more Show less