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Hi I'm Stephen

I have lived all my life in England. My career is in sales. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am married. My wife and I have 4 Children, who, all bar one have now left home for University and also as a missionary for our Church. I am employed full-time in Sales, specialising in refrigerated display cabinets for commercial use. I love sport, especially football, cricket and athletics. I also spend some hours a week in voluntary service for our church, with I find very rewarding.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon all of my life. My parents were converts approx 4 years before I was born. They were very active in our faith and encouraged myself and 2 siblings to live our lives in accordance with these beliefs and regularly attend Church. However, just to believe in my parents testimony is not adequate long term and so I began my quest to gain my own testimony. This included study and prayer. The Holy Spirit will testify of truth and in so many ways, I have felt the promptings of the Holy Spirit. These include feelings of peace and joy; having my prayers answered in so many ways; and seeing the hand of the Lord in so many aspects of my life. I know that Jesus Christ is my personal Saviour and Redeemer, that we have a loving Heavenly Father who cares deeply for us and hears and answers our prayers. I know that the important truths of the gospel, that for centuries were lost to the world, were restored through the Prophet, Joseph Smith and that we have a living prophet today for our time. I am a Mormon, because I know that it teaches me the truths that enable me to be happy and give meaning and purpose to my life. It helps me to understand my relationship to God and Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I regularly participate with other members of our Church, in charity projects, such as identifying fruit orchards in Kent, improving the grounds at the local hospice, improving the common land in the town where I live. I have the opportunity to serve in our Church, working closely with the Bishops of all the congregations in the West Kent and SE London area. This is voluntary service, which involves Sundays and generally 2 weekday evenings. My family also participate with me at Church.