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Hi I'm Lance

Im a father, a husband, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up near Chicago, but I have been living in Arizona for the past 13 years. I work for a semiconductor company as a Statistician. My wife and I are blessed to have 4 children between the ages of 14 and 6. My family enjoys traveling, camping, and hiking together. We also have a lot of fun playing games and reading.

Why I am a Mormon

I love how the Church puts such emphasis on the family. This is for a reason. While every other group of people that I am a part will eventually be temporary, the family will last throughout our time on Earth, and as we believe, will continue on as a family unit beyond this life. This knowledge has been wonderful to have as my family has been through times of difficulty and loss. I also love the fact that when Missionaries and others in the Church present the Gospel and Doctrines to others, we never try to convince through argument and persuasion. We simply present what we believe, and ask others to turn in prayer to our Heavenly Father, the source of all truth, for an answer. I know that I have received an answer and that many others have as well.

How I live my faith

As a 19-year-old young man, I put my trust in the Lord and accepted a call to serve as a Missionary for the Church in Northern Argentina. The next 2 years was by far the most challenging and also the most rewarding experience of my life. I was able to see many people change their lives for the better through the Church and through Jesus Christ. Since that time I have worked a great deal teaching children and working with the Scouting organizations. The most important service to God that I can perform happens at home. While teaching, disciplining, and feeding my children is an important part of parenting, I also feel that just having fun with them is also vitally important. In the Book of Mormon, one passage states “… men are that they might have joy.” (2 Nephi 2:25). I have seen this interpreted that the purpose of life is to enjoy ourselves and have fun. And I believe that our Heavenly Father wants us to be happy in our time on Earth.