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Hi I'm Edward Burgoyne

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of six children, four boys and two girls. It is hard to believe how fast our children have grown up. Just last week, my wife and I took our second to the last child off to college. How important it is to make time to spend with them because it isn't long before they are gone. I love our little town we live in and the good people that are here. I love to go camping in the mountains and see all the beautiful things that God has created.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church and relied on my parents testimony until I was 18. I decided that if I was going to continue to be a member of the church that I had better have my own testimony. I sat down and read the Book of Mormon over a period of about three days. As I read I also prayed and contemplated about what I was reading. The Holy Ghost touched my spirit and I knew without any doubt that the Book of Mormon was true and that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. I served a mission for the church in Alaska and had many wonderful experiences sharing my testimony of the restored Gospel to the good people in Alaska.

How I live my faith

I love my Savior, Jesus Christ and all that he has done for me. I try to follow his example to be the best person that I can. It is not always easy but I keep moving forward and look to Christ as my example. Serving in the Church is an important part of following Christ. It gives me the opportunity to serve others in a meaningful way. This summer I helped in putting on a summer camp for the young women in our town. I also helped with the week long Scout camp sponsored by our Scout District. It is wonderful to work with our youth and to watch them grow as they participate in good activities. I was also involved in our Pioneer Days celebration where we celebrate the arrival of the pioneers in Salt Lake City. What a wonderful opportunity it was to remember the great things our ancestors accomplished as they settled in the West.