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Hi I'm Bob

I'm a Mormon. I have 3 children and 12 grandchildren. Best of all, I have been married for 42 years to my best friend, Marian.

About Me

Born and raised in Utah. I am a convert to the Church since age 16. We traveled all over the US living as far North as Fargo, North Dakota and as far South as Austin, Texas. Our first move took us to Baltimore, Maryland and we have lived mainly in the Central US. We have 3 children and 12 grandchildren with number 13 coming in December of this year. My children live in various states, so, we get to travel to see them all over the US. I joined the Church at age 16. Although I grew up in a largely LDS community, no one ever asked me if I wanted to be a member. My mother was LDS but, inactive. My father was not a member and not interested in the church. I went to Church until about 12 and stopped going because no one in my family cared if I went or not. I met a young lady that was a member. I knew that I needed to know if this was the true Church, and if it was, to learn more about it. I called the Church and asked if they could send the missionaries to teach me more . They came, and I married that young lady 42 years ago.

Why I am a Mormon

After investigating other religions, I read The Book of Mormon. Never before had I ever read a book that seemed so true and natural. Being a member is more than going to Church one day a week. Being a Mormon is a way of life. This religion, teaches me to be a better person. When I was being taught the gospel, I prayed to know that this was the true Church. In my heart, I received knowledge that this Church was true. Over many years, and many trials in my life, my testimony has never changed.

How I live my faith

After more than 40 years, I have been fortunate to move about the country. I have been in many of our churches but, coming into a LDS Church is like coming home. While the building change, the people are the same. The gospel is the same. I have also been fortunate to have served in many positions within the Church. Serving in the Bishopric, or serving in the Nursery, taking care of the children has been satisfying and teaches me more about the Gospel as well as how to serve others. We are called by the Bisopric to serve within the Church. We are responsible to make certain that members are doing well. We look out for each other. We learn to do for others.