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Hi I'm Dennis

My wife and I are empty nesters with 8 children and 30 grandchildren. I'm in the Mormon Choir of Washington DC.

About Me

I am a husband, father of 8, grandfather of 30. I work as a computer programmer/analyst. I sing with the Mormon Choir of Washington DC, which performs each Christmas, Easter and other occassions at the Washington DC Temple Visitors Center and at other venues in the DC area. I enjoy jigsaw, sudoku, and ken ken puzzles, as well as dominos, Skip Bo, Phase Ten, Chinese Checkers and other board games.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised by Mormon parents, but they were not active in the Church until I was a teenager. I enjoyed being active in the church youth groups, but did not get "into it" until I prayed to know for myself if Jesus Christ is the Savior and that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is His church. The result of those prayers was a burning certainty that both are true. By that same power of the Holy Ghost, I also know that the Bible and Book on Mormon are the words of God.

How I live my faith

I am active in the leadership of home teaching and service projects in the church and community. I team-up with our missionaries to help teach those just learning about the church. I strive to live the commandments of God, so that He can guide me with His spirit in my efforts to help others.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon was written by prophets of God, like the Bible was written by prophets. The Book of Mormon was translated by Joseph Smith, also a prophet in the early 1800's in the eastern United States. The main part of the book covers prophets in America from 600 BC to 420 AD. It tells about a visit to these people from Jesus Christ after His resurrection. The book is named after one of the last prophets, Mormon. I came to know the Book of Mormon is true, because I prayed about it and received an answer from God, as promised in Moroni 10:4. Show more Show less