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Hi I'm Jason

I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

About Me

I am a Father of 3. I enjoy the outdoors including hunting, fishing, and water sports. I enjoy woodworking and building things in general. Although I am a small town boy I have had many occupations. Mostly to get me through my many years of schooling. During my life I have worked at an autobody shop, worked on a dairy, I have done telemarketing, worked for an office supply store and UPS. My occupation now is a Doctor. I enjoy helping others and working with my hands so it is a good fit. The thing I enjoy is seeing miracles all the time and knowing that God is there helping people in all stages of life good and bad.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when I was a young boy. My mother grew up protestant and my father went to many different churches. They were each individually approached by different people and discussed gained a knowledge of the truthfullness of the Gospel. I was able to see the happiness the church has brought them and my family. As I learned study the Bible and Book of Mormon I realized how well it fit together. When I prayed to my heavenly father if this was his true church the answer came to my heart that it was. As I was on my mission and saw the confusion in other religions and how they didn't understand passages in the scriptures it strengthend my testimony to know I had the answers. The other thing that stood out on my mission was when I would ask people if they believed that they could live with their family after this life as a family almost everyone answered yes, however our religion is the only religion to believe that doctrine, yet people knew in their heart it was true. The reason I stay committed to the gospel is because in my family when you commit to something you give it everything you've got. Luckily in the church the Lord blesses you for everything you do and the joy is endless. The truth does set you free.

How I live my faith

In my family church is a part of our everyday life. As a councler in the Branch Presidency our religion is a lay ministery, a volunteer organization, and a Bishop or Brach President presides over a congregation and he has counclers to assist him Sundays can be very busy. We usually start meetings a couple hours before church, so if I have people to see in the hospital I have to get up pretty early to make it to my meetings. Then Church starts at 10 and goes to 1yes,that is 3 great hours. Most sundays I have the opportunity to teach sunday school to 12 and 13 year olds. This can be very entertaining and occasionaly challenging to keep their attention. After that sometimes we have another meeting or I may assist the clerk in organizing the units finances. On mondays we have family home evening. One night set aside each week to spend time with our family. Tuesdays I usually try to go out with the missionaries. Wednesday is usually youth group night at the church and every other week I help out. In the church we also visit each other to make sure everyone is watched over. Usually we see 4-5 familes each month. It is a good way to get to know each other better. We also help each other out. We also have chuch activities or might just have a group of people over to hang out. Anything from boating, shooting skeet, watching football or having a game night. Being a Mormon is definetly a lifestyle and in a small town can keep you pretty busy. Being busy helping people is always a good thing.