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Hi I'm Steven

I'm a web analyst, avid genealogist, grateful husband and father. I strive to be more like Jesus Christ every day. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married to my best friend and we will be celebrating our twentieth anniversary shortly. We both enjoy spending time together doing genealogy or watching a good science fiction film. We have two beautiful children who are our pride and joy. In this fast-paced world packed with so many opportunities, we strive to balance work, service, family life, and personal time. It's a huge blessing to be alive at this time in history with so much religious freedom, prosperity, and relative peace in our homeland.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were converts to the LDS Church so I was baptized at the age of eight and raised Mormon. At the age of sixteen I felt like the Church was too restrictive and started to look elsewhere for philosophies to live my life by. At the age of twenty-one, I came to the realization that the Church really did align with the way I needed to live my life in order to really be happy. I also prayed and took a leap of faith to test a promise in the scriptures. That promise was if you pray to know if the Gospel of Jesus Christ is true, God will confirm it through the Holy Spirit. I felt the Spirit consistently as I prayed and searched the scriptures. Since then my belief in God and the Gospel has continued to grow. I've never had so much joy as I have now in my life. I'm still faced with difficulties just like everyone else. But my faith and knowledge of the truth give me the strength to try to live my life more like Christ every day.

How I live my faith

My family and I attend church each Sunday together to take Sacrament in remembrance of Jesus Christ. We enjoy singing and listening to talks and testimonies of other members of the Church. We read from the scriptures and pray each night as a family. On Monday's, we set aside time to learn more about the Gospel often with a fun activity. My wife and I visit Mormon temples to worship and assist in performing ordinances such as baptism for our ancestors who didn't have a chance to accept the Gospel and receive those ordinances during their lifetime. Most importantly, I pray daily and take the opportunity to ask forgiveness for my sins and recommit to doing my very best to love God and His children as He does. I'm thankful for my faith and gladly share my experiences with others interested in the Church.