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Hi I'm Mark

I grew up in Idaho. I love spending time with my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I, and my wife, are the parents of 5 children - two girls and three boys. We have 3 grandchildren, two of whom are adopted. We are grateful that family relationships are a part of our Heavenly Fathers plan for our happiness and eternal life. I work as a project manager at Hewlett-Packard. I enjoy the professional relationships that my employment enables; and the many diverse and unique people that I work with around the world.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I believe in the doctrines and gospel principles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I believe that God still communicates to His children through living prophets and apostles, and to each of us individually through personal prayer. I was born into a good family and taught Christian principles from my youth. I had many good friends growing up, many who are not of my faith. This allowed me exposure to different beliefs and to see God's goodness from many perspectives. In addition to the teachings in the Bible, that my friends and I share in common, my exposure to the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ through the teachings in the Book of Mormon and from living prophets helps me to understand that God continues to love and teach us today. This continued guidance helps me deal with the current challenges of our day. My belief has transitioned into confirmed personal knowledge over a lifetime of experiences which include prayer, faith, service and a witness from the Holy Spirit.

How I live my faith

As a family we have regular prayer and scripture study together, as we strive to become more Christ-like. I strive to be of service to others through opportunites in church as well as in my neighborhood and community. I am assigned to visit regularly with other families in our local congregation to watch over and assist with their needs. I appreciate this aspect of my faith in that it teaches us to love and serve one another. This not only brings genuine happiness and fulfillment to me, but I feel closer to my Savior as I do so.