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Hi I'm Randy Ferguson

I'm a Mormon. My family joined the LDS Church when I was about 3 years old.

About Me

 I have been a member of the Church sense I was a little boy. My dad joined the Church then, and later I found out that my Mother had already been a member. Her family had been LDS Pioneers on the Hansen side of her family. I married my beautiful wife when I was 22, and we have been privileged to have four great kids, who are all grown now. We currently have 8 grandchildren with another one due this summer. I am an electrician working as a controls electrician for a furniture manufacturing company here in Post Falls. My wife works for the City of Coeur d'Alene as an Executive Assistant. I enjoy motorcycles and have been riding dirt bikes sense I was a little boy. Now I am able to ride with my son, when time permits.

Why I am a Mormon

 My family joined the Church when I was a little boy. I have always had a testimony of the truthfulness of the LDS Church. But I don't think I really fully understood the importance of being a member until I was serving in the Armed Forces and not living the kind of life I should have been. One day I was out with some friends and we were all laughing and telling jokes, when I realized that I was not happy, I was laughing, but it was more of a motor response than actually being happy. I realized then that I needed to make changes in my life. I have found that as I do the things the I believe my Heavenly Father would want me to do, I find real joy and happiness. The more I read about the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the more my testimony grows.

How I live my faith

 I have had the opportunity to serve in many different callings in the the Church, from teaching Primary to serving in three Bishoprics, stake callings, and currently as Ward Sunday School President. I would say the the callings that have helped me the most lately, would have to be the ones that were the hardest for me. I was called, a few years ago, to serve as the HIgh Priest Quorum instructer, then as a Gospel Principles instructer. When I was called, I knew that I was really laking in my teaching ability, so I began to read and study. I studied my lessons well in advance, but also, I began to read the scriptures daily. Now I read more than at first and enjoy it more as I continue to read. The last two years I have read the complete standard works and Jesus the Christ each year. I have found that if a person reads just under 7 pages a day, they can read the the standard works Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price in one year. This has been a great blessing in my life and made me a better person.

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

Randy Ferguson
I wish that I had made better choices many times in my life, when I was young, I seemed to have a knack for doing the wrong thing, or making the wrong choice. Because of the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, I am able to repent of my sins and change my life, and our Father in Heaven can heal me. I can strive to grow closer to our Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ because I can be forgiven for my sins and mistakes. Show more Show less