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Hi I'm Chuck

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been happily married for 38 years. I am the father of 7 children and grandfather of 8. I served 4 years in the US Air Force, then worked as a computer programmer for many years before getting into project management. I am currently working as a project management consultant and instructor and looking forward to retirement in a few years.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family and was taught the gospel in my home and by regularly attending church. I didn't realize what I had as a child. I used to wonder what the purpose of life was. As I attended Seminary classes when I was a high school student I began to realize the importance of what I had been taking for granted. Now I am more excited than ever for the gospel, and most especially for Jesus Christ and the Atonement. I marvel at the plan of happiness that God has provided for us, and for His willingness to let me take part in it. I am filled with gratitude to Him for not only my blessings, but for the trials in my life that have shaped me. God's personal interest in helping me learn, in spite of my stubbornness or complacency, has led me to trust and love Him more and more. The fullness of the gospel has been restored to the earth, as God promised it would be in the last days. This is a message for all the world, because we are all God's children and He loves each one of us and knows each one of us well enough to be able to guide us back to Him. I'm a Mormon because I want to return to live with God, and I want to help others find their way back as well.

How I live my faith

One of the things I love about the LDS Church is that we get many opportunities to serve one another. This builds bonds of true friendship as we try to put the teachings of Christ into daily practice. I have been asked to serve as a teacher of youth and adults, as an organizer of emergency preparedness activities in my community, as a speaker in church meetings, and in various leadership roles helping others understand and fulfill their assignments. As I attend church and meet with other leaders to discuss how to help others in need, I have many opportunities to make a difference in the lives of those around me. I often help people move, help in cleanup and other service projects, provide for the needs of disaster victims, and comfort those in distress. I feel it is a great privilege to be able to serve others as Christ taught.