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Hi I'm C. Reed Scothern

I was born and raised in Ogden Utah. I am involved in the Boy Scouts of America at all levels. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an amateur Archaeologist and Geologist. I collect coins, stamps and rocks. i love the Boy Scout movement and work in it in all levels. i have a thirty year old daughter who was sealed in the Draper, Utah L D S temple in June of 2011. my wife and I have been married and sealed for 31 years. I work in the higher education field. I am also a webmaster and have my own web site at www.angelfire.com/ut2/reedpage.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the L D S church. I have always loved the Lord and the Scriptures. I began reading the Book of Mormon when i was eight years old and gained a powerful testimony of it at that time. for the last thirty five years, i have read and studied all four standard works of the L D S church (Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, Pearl of Great Price). I ma very active in the church and always have been through my 54 years of life and will continue to be. I know our Heavenly Father lives and loves us regardless of how we have lived our lives. I know that Jesus Christ lives and is our savior and redeemer and has atoned for our sins. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and the gospel was restored by Christ through him. I also know that every man who has served as President of the Church since him was a prophet of God and that Thomas S. Monson is today. I served a mission for the Lord in the Texas, Houston Mission of the L D S church and I adored the two years I spent there sharing the gospel with all who were interested.

How I live my faith

I am very active in the church. I Home Teach four wonderful families in our area with my companion. I work with the Cub and Boy Scouts in my local ward and train leaders all over my local Boy Scout district. the Cub Scout leaders are my favorite as are the boys. I am employment specialist and Emergency Preparedness Specialist in my area as well. I love singing in my ward choir of which my wife is the director. I am also the instructor for the older group of men in my ward and I love doing that. My favorite activity of all outside of my family, i service. I love helping others with whatever they need.

What is the role of the husband and the wife in the family?

C. Reed Scothern
husband and wife are equals working together in all things to better the home and family. Show more Show less

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

C. Reed Scothern
we love what we have so much that we have a burning desire to share it with others. we do not forc e it. Show more Show less