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Hi I'm Devin

I grew up in Minnesota. I'm a husband and dad. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband to a wonderful wife, and a father to two energetic little children. I work as a software engineer in the Pacific Northwest. My hobbies include spending time with my family, hiking, biking, camping, reading fantasy novels, computer programming. Growing up I did a lot of traveling, and have visited 48 of the 50 states. I hope to continue do a lot of traveling with my wife and kids.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to parents who were and are both very active in the Church. Growing up, they taught me the standards that are taught by the Church. I have always felt that the things they taught me are true and right. By excerising my faith and living by those standards, I have gained a personal conviction that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is led by a living prophet of God, teaches the true gospel of Jesus Christ, and has the necessary authority to seal my family together for eternity. I'm glad that I was born in the Church, but I also see the great faith of those who have joined the Church later in life, and the testimonies that they gain help remind me of the blessing it is to have the Church a part of my own life.

How I live my faith

I have had the opportunity to serve in many ways in the Church. I am currently a teacher for the some of the young children in a Sunday School class. It is rewarding to teach a principle of truth, such as honesty, one week and see or hear how they have practiced it during the next week. I hope I am able to help re-enforce for them the things that they are taught in their homes, so that their personal standards continue to be strong as they grow older. In the past, I have served as a missionary in Spain, an early morning seminary teacher for high school students, a music director for the Church congregation, and many other callings. I also try to be an example to my community and co-workers by living the standards I am taught. I've served as a Board member for the home owners' association in our community, and I try to help make the neighborhood a safe place for families to live and neighbors to interact and get to know each other.