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Hi I'm Rob

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a husband, a father of five, a grandfather of two. I'm a small business owner. I have a degree in computer science and spent 22 years in corporate information technology before deciding to go out on my own in an entirely different direction. My greatest success in life is realized in my family, where, together with my wife, we have raised five beautiful children, who understand their relationship to God, contribute goodness to the world, and love the Lord.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised an active protestant, attending church weekly and going through confirmation at age 12. I remember distinctly thinking that much of the doctrine which I was learning at the time was confusing to me, particularly with regard to the nature of God. Through a series of events, my family wound up looking for another religious home and began attending various other Christian denominations. The doctrines were variations on a theme and none grabbed us. Then someone introduced us to the Mormon missionaries and we listened to the doctrines they taught and I remember distinctly still, after 40 years, the impressions I had of the clarity of it all, of the simple, understandable truth of it all. My entire family was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints three weeks later. The last 40 years have been fraught with a lot of learning, growth, spiritual experiences, challenges, and to be sure, more than my share of mistakes, but never a single doubt about whether my decision to follow these teachings was correct or not. I have learned through my own experience that I am happiest when I do my best to live the doctrines of the gospel of Jesus Christ as found in this Church.

How I live my faith

I have enjoyed community service over the years in the form of volunteer firefighting, auxiliary police service, and as a pilot for the US Coast Guard auxiliary. Within the church I have served in many positions including, teacher of about every age group from 8 years to adults, leader of young men, scoutmaster, bishop, full-time missionary in Peru for two years. I currently serve as a leader of the more senior men in my congregation and organize their efforts in teaching families, doing family history work and encouraging and assisting all to attend the temple and enjoying the blessings available there. Regardless of the particular position one holds in the church at any given time, the task is the same, functioning as the hands of the Savior here on earth in caring for His children.