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Hi I'm Bevan

I'm a Mormon. I was born in St. George Utah, and grew up mostly in Wyoming and Colorado. I have live in Utah since 1974.

About Me

My background is in business administration, marketing, and design. My career has mostly involved high-tech companies and educational sofware companies. I have also been involved in computer game development. The most recognized games I worked on were Broderbund's Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego and Where in the USA is Carmen Sandiego. My involvement was in illustrating and animating the Amega version of these games. I like to work with my hands as well and build and sell Norwegian hardanger fiddles. I have been building these fiddles for over 20 years and have instruments in many countries throughout the world and across the US. I find building these fiddles very gratifying. I love the art and just working with the wood and inlay materials. I am the father of 5 fine boys and have 4 beautify daughters inlaw. My wife and I have been blessed with 8 grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the LDS church and have been a memember since baptisim at eight. I am a member of the church not because I was born into it, but rather because I am convinced it is true. I have had the privilage of serving in a number of leadership capacities and know how the chruch operates. At every level the church is dedicated to improving the individual spiritually and temproally. There is no other religion that is so dedicated to its members. For me this is a testimony that the church is true. I believe Joseph Smith was a prophet and I believe the book of Mormon is true and was given to us as a second witness of Jesus Christ in these last days. When I read the book of Mormon I am filled with the spirit of that book. I know it is true.

How I live my faith

I have worked in many capacities in the church and have served as a scout master, and in a number of leadership positions. The members of the church serve each other. We teach eachother, we take turns in leadership positions as we are called and we build each other. I am currently serving as a member of a bishoprick in a young single adult ward. We have 140 members most of whom range in age from 18 to 25. These young kids run the ward and fill ward leadership positions as with other family wards. I am so impressed with the strength of the youth of this church.

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

People outside the church are often concerned that church leadership presses its influence and position on its members. I have been a member all of my life and in no case have I ever heard or seen a communication from the church that told members to support one political party or another. There have been communications from the church inviting members to be active in politics as all U.S. citizens should do. There are members who belong to all political parties. Show more Show less