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Hi I'm Jacob

I am married and have two children. I grew up in Idaho. I served a two-year mission in Guatemala. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My favorite thing is being a husband and father. I recently graduated with a Masters of Accounting degree and look forward to a career in public accounting. My wife, Christina, and I love spending time together and with our children. When we want to relax, we watch Gilligan's Island, Beverly Hillbillies or Perry Mason and drink smoothies.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because I believe the teachings of the church to be true and vital to our happiness in life and in eternity, and because the spirit of God has confirmed to me that it is the true church of Jesus Christ. All of the happiness that I have felt in my life is a result of following the teachings of the gospel of Jesus Christ as taught by the LDS church. I have experienced the miracle of forgiveness and personal change and progress made possible by the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and have seen that miracle in the lives of others as well. I am grateful for my knowledge of the truth and the anchor that it is in my life. I am especially grateful to be sealed to my family forever that our family relationships will endure beyond death. I am grateful to be lead by a modern-day prophet that is called of God to lead His people on the earth at this time. I know that the LDS church is the true church of Jesus Christ and that true and lasting happiness can only be found by living by its teachings. 

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to serve and love those around me. 

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

The LDS church was established by God through a modern-day prophet named Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon through the power of God, and that is where the name "Mormon" comes from.  Show more Show less