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Hi I'm Vensent Atterberry

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband and a father of 4 grown children, 2 of which are still at home. My day job is a School Psychologist but I do a lot of different things. I also am a cheerleading coach at our local high school and as such I drive the team everywhere they go, to every football game, to every basketball game, to every competition to training camps and other events. I also teach psychology at a local technical college and in my other spare time I do remodeling, carpentry, odd jobs and handyman work. You could say I stay busy. Most of what I do is not for the income but for the enjoyment it brings when I strive to serve others. Recreationally I enjoy the outdoors, particularly high adventure. I enjoy camping, hiking, rock climbing and rapeling, caveing, and whitewater rafting. I started doing those things because of the enjoyment they brought to me. Now I nearly never do them without taking a group in order to see them enjoy the adventure. I particularly benefit from seeing someone grow, overcome fear and build a sense of accomplishment.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a life-long member. My father is a third generation member. My mother joined shortly after they were married. However, I am not now a member because of their history but rather because of a life time of experiences that has created, sustained, renewed and strengthened my own conviction. I often share with others one of what I feel is a major difference between our religion and that of others; that is we encourage everyone to seek truth. There is of course only one true source of truth, in that all truth comes from our Father in Heaven. We beleive that everyone can come to know the truth of all things if they follow a simple formula. That formula is: have faith that God will answer your prayer; study out what you wish to know; pray earnestly and Heavently Father will reveal the truth to you through the power of the Holy Spirit which bears witness of the truth of all things.

How I live my faith

I am actively involved in many aspects of my religion. I feel that service within the church as well as service in my community is an important part of living my faith. Daily prayer and scripture study plays an important part of building and maintaining my testimony of my Savior and of the Gospel of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.