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Hi I'm Mark Matthews

I'm a husband, father, I love mountain climbing and hiking and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have a degree in Business Finance, I'm a previous business owner. I ran a large construction supply business but with the economic downturn I lost the business. In the last year I have survived Bacterial Meningitis and many family tragedies. I have a passion for the mountains. I can't get enough of mountains. In ancient times it is where many of the prophets went to talk to God and it is where I feel closest to Him.

Why I am a Mormon

It hasn't always been easy for me to be a Mormon, the world tends to get in the way. But during a tough time in my life when my son was born 3 months premature I had to search for strength. Through many prayers, through much thought I came to find strength through the gospel of Jesus Christ. The teachings of the Mormon church have taught me who I am, why I am here and where I can go after this life.

How I live my faith

I try to be a good person. I work with the young men and Boy Scouts in our area. I find it important to teach them what is really important in life. I try to teach those things that last beyond just a couple of years. I teach them to step out of their comfort zones to try things that build their faith in their fellow man and in their God. If I can help these young men gain faith in themselves and build self confidence and learn to rely on God for guidance, I have been able to achieve success.