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Hi I'm David

I grew up in Utah. Attended Brigham Young University and the University of Utah and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 I am a husband and father. I love to spend time playing with my kids. I work for a concrete construction company as an estimator / project manager. I graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management. I also received an M.B.A. from the University of Utah. I enjoy singing. My older sister introduced me to singing in high school and I have continued to sing ever since. Currently most of my singing is done at church in our ward choir. Some of my other hobbies include horseback riding, fishing, hunting, and reading.

Why I am a Mormon

 I come from a long line of Mormons. Some joined the church in the southern states in the 1830's, some in Europe, and others in the Pacific Northwest in the early 20th century. This heritage has provided me an example of the blessings the Gospel of Jesus Christ provides. In short, I am a Mormon because the teachings of the church fill me with hope, peace and hapiness. I am a Mormon because of the personal experiences I have had trying to live the Gospel, teach it to my family, and sharing it with others not because of my parents' influence. I believe the Church is led by living prophets and through their teachings I have come to better understand the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to apply the Gospel's teachings in my life. I try to be a good father by setting a good example for my children. I try to help others. I visit members of my congregation to share gospel messages and help them with various activites when they need assistance. I think that little acts of service help us to serve our neighbors things like shoveling snow from someone's driveway before they get home, or taking a birthday treat to someone just to let them know you are thinking of them. My wife and I teach 13 and 14 year old youth in Sunday School. This year we are studying the New Testament and it is fun to study the scriptures with young people who are full of energy and curiousity. In the past I have worked in the Boy Scouts of America troop that my congregation is affiliated with. I try to study the scriptures daily and apply what I learn in my interactions with other people.

What is the Book of Mormon?

 The Book of Mormon is a book of scripture similar to the Holy Bible. It was written by prophets who lived in the western hemisphere. These prophets wrote of their experiences teaching the people the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Book of Mormon testifies of Jesus Christ as the Savior of the world and teaches principles such as faith, repentance, baptism, faith, hope, and charity. The Book of Mormon has greatly influenced my life and helped me understand the life and mission of Jesus Christ. My love for Jesus Christ has been strengthened by studying the Book of Mormon and applying its teachings in my life. Show more Show less