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Hi I'm Bill

I grew up in the church in So. California and have married and raised children in Oregon. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Dad who only has one of four children left at home. Two are married, one started college this year, and the other is a teenager. I really enjoy bike riding and have rode all the way down the Oregon coast; I also enjoy doing Century rides and training by riding to work. Outdoor Photography is also a passion of mine. I love doing anything outdoors with the family, fishing, hiking, kayaking etc.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in an active Mormon family, so it has always been a part of my life. However, at some point you have to know for yourself that it is the right way to live and believe. Through studying the Bible and Book of Mormon I have come to find out that Christ is our Savior and created this earth for a special purpose for all of us. Instead of intellectually determining the church is true you need to pray, study and listen with your heart and you will come to the answer that it is the truth. The LDS church is not just a simple study the bible religion. It is an all encompassing way of life. I know my family and I are much better because of the church in many ways. If you follow the church you will be one with real values and character which will help you be successful in all aspects of your life. You will also understand why you are here on earth, where you came from and where you are going after this life. The older I become the more I realize how short life is making those questions all more pertinent.

How I live my faith

In the church I presently am the Bishops secretary scheduling his appointments and asking youth and adults to do various activities. I really enjoy working with men like the Bishop who is will to spend so much of his time helping other people. He does this for free while holding down a demanding job at Intel.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

The complexity of the human body that we all have is evidence enough that there is a creator. Your body didn't just evolve some a one celled animal. It is too complex. Show more Show less