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Hi I'm Roger

I born and grew up in a Mormon family. My parents were always a great example to me and strong members of the LDS faith.

About Me

I have had a very successful career in high tech. I have worked for some of the largest technology companies, like Hewlett Packard, Compaq and a number of start-ups. I have held senior level management positions in these organizations and currently I am the CEO of a small software company. My work has taken me all over the world, and my family has joined me when I lived in Germany for 3 years. But none of the successes I have experience in the business work can compare with the joy that I have had with getting married and raising 6 wonderful children. Since stepping out of the meat grind of the high tech world, I have realized that the happiness and since of accomplishment of the work world can be quickly forgotten. We often said about the work world great quarter but what have you done for me lately. My family has become the joy of my life. And the greatest part of this joy is that I know that it will be eternal. It will not be quickly lost in the next deal to close. It will be eternal because our family has been sealed/welded together for this live and our live to come in the hereafter. Now that many of my children have all started their own families I get the added joy of watching them create eternal families. And I get the joy of grandchildren. This joy comes from knowing that my wife and I have raised socially responsible children that are making contributions to the communities where they live and friends that they have made over the years.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because. I have an undeniable witness of the truthfulness of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teachings and beliefs. Even though I was raised in the Church, there came a point in my life that I need to determine if I was going to live its teachings. This is an interesting process, even for a young adult. I had to have enough faith to believe that following my Savior Jesus Christ and his teachings would bring a greater happiness than following the ways of the world. I use the word faith, because I had enough faith to try this way of life, I soon could taste of the blessings and joys that would come to me. This created a greater faith with drove a greater commitment to live the doctrine. As this pattern continues I have come to a knowledge of the truthfulness of the restored Church of Jesus Christ. I now have an undeniable knowledge. This Church is a way of life. It is in the vary fabric of who I am and how I think and act. It governors my actions. My day to day activities are outward expressions of my internal commitment to follow the Savior Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I have just finished 5 years as serving as the leader of our congregation. In our Church we do not have paid leaders, our Church is run by people that give of their time to help each other. So my day job was in high tech, running divisions, creating product and marketing and selling them around the world. My time outside of what has been caring for the physical and spiritual wellbeing of 644 members. I have had the joy of going on high adventure outing with a group of young men, going to girls camp and hearing funning songs, teaching children. In general watching people grow. I have also had the heart ache of counseling with married couple that are finding it hard to get along and feel the love they had was lost. My time for doing this is coming to an end. My wife and I are now preparing to leave for Germany to work with the youth of our Church there. I know that God's children are the same all over the world, they are his children. And I know that Christ's true restored Church is the same all over the world. And if I could do any good here in the USA I could do some good in the beauty of Germany. I am willing to give of my means and time to help bring God's children back into the presences of God.