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Hi I'm Matthew Stokes

I love my family

About Me

 I was married April 2004 to my beautiful wife Marlise, we are happily married and have 3 children. The oldest is 5, second she is 3 and the youngest he is 1. I enjoy running, if fact I am training for a marathon right now. I, also have competed in a triathlon and my favorite sports are football and rugby.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and that he suffered for all mankind. I know that he wants each of us to return to live with him again and the we all can repent and change our lives and through this we can find peace and joy. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Christ church restored upon the earth again in these latter-days a prophet has been called to lead and direct us upon this earth and through him we are lead to know what we must do to return to live with our Heavenly Father for all eternity. Along with this and through righteous living and through repentance we can live with our families for all eternity being sealed together as a family here upon the earth through the holy priesthood. I have been blessed through out my life to feel of my Heavenly Father's and Jesus Christ's love for me and it has truly brought me peace, joy and happiness throughout my life. I have had my trials but as I trust in God these trials are made lighter.

How I live my faith

I am involved continuously in serving those in my community, last couple of weeks I along with others were involved in a clean-up project. Monthly I enjoy visiting and sharing messages of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to those in my community. I am in a leadership position in my ward and help to lead and direct activities in the ward and community.