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Hi I'm John

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up on a farm in central Kentucky and I'm the oldest of 7 and the only boy. I enjoy the outdoors, golfing, basketball, riding ATVs and camping. I also like building things and working with my hands. I work for a national facility services company where I manage the operations, sales and customer relations for 17 states as a Regional Vice President. I especially love my family. My wife and I have five amazing kids (4 of our own and a new daughter-in-law) and we've lived many places throughout the country.

Why I am a Mormon

As I have read and studied the scriptures, I have earned that Christ set up His church on the earth and then had his apostles and disciples help people learn and grow in the gospel. There was only one church and it was the same everywhere and that church carried the name of Christ and taught of Christ. As I became familiar with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the many things that it teaches, I saw that Christ's church was back on the earth again, and the church taught of Christ and caring for not only its members, but people across the world. No matter where I go in the world, I have found the same doctrines are taught and the same programs arewere available for the children, teenagers and adults. I am a Mormon because I found The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; it is back on the earth today.

How I live my faith

One year after joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints I became a full-time missionary and was called to serve in Hawaii for 18 months. This was an amazing experience for me. I have served in a variety of church callings, I have worked with the young men (age12-18), taught a new-member Sunday School class, and served as the Bishop of my ward (congregation). On a daily basis I do the simple things: read my scriptures alone and with my family, say my prayers alone and with my family, and serve others. My wife and I also enjoy going to the Temple as often as we can. I try to live my religion at work as well. I strive to treat my associates, customers and vendors as I would want to be treated. I do this because I realize that we are all brothers and sisters of our Heavenly Father and that the example that Christ, our elder brother, set for us is a great model to live by everyday.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Families being together forever just sounds right. A loving Heavenly Father who places us on earth would want us to continue to have the blessing of having our spouse and children with us forever. This, I believe: a family can be together forever. Show more Show less