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Hi I'm Scott

I'm 50 years old going on 20. I am of Irish descent and speak Italian. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married to the most amazing woman for over 28 years and we have seven wonderful children. I live on a small family farm and enjoy working outdoors....at least when the weather is nice. I love classic cars and own a 1962 Ford Thunderbird, that I hope someday to show. One of my lifelong dreams is to drive in a NASCAR race.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. When I was nearing my eighteenth birthday, I began to wonder about my future. I regularly asked myself.... Why am I here on earth? What is the purpose of life? Who do I want to become? About the same time, I was introduced to two young LDS missionaries. As they taught me the answers to these questions, I felt a strong assurance that they KNEW the truth. As time progressed, I knew that Heavenly Father was directing me to this gospel. A little more than a year later, I was called to serve as a full-time missionary in Rome, Italy, and even though it was the hardest thing I had ever done, my mission reinforced my witness that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the same church restored that Christ established centuries ago. Today, I know that the Kingdom of God has been re-established once again on the earth and that God has once again called a prophet to lead his people. This is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I attend church meetings every Sunday. I serve as a counselor to our Bishop, which allows me many opportunities to work with our wonderful youth. I donate 10% of my income to help support the needs and programs of the church. Most importantly, I try to teach my children the importance of the gospel and live my life in a manner consistent with these teachings.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Scott
 There are two primary reasons why many young men and women, and now senior couples, serve full-time missions. Before ascending to heaven, one of the Savior's final instructions to His Apostles was to proclaim the gospel message to every inhabitant of the earth. Hence, every member has a duty to share the gospel. However, because most Mormons sincerely love the gospel and feel blessed to be members of the Church, we naturallly want to share this happiness and joy with others. So while it is a commandment to share the gospel message with the world, our motivation is centered in our love for God's children. Show more Show less