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Hi I'm Beau

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a native to Arizona. In fact, on my mother's side my great-great grandfather arrived in St. Johns, Arizona around 1880. My father's side settled in Gilbert, Arizona around 1920. I am proud of my ancestry and grateful for their example and dedication. I served a mission for the LDS church in Finland from 1995 to 1997. This was a very special time for me. Even though the language and environment was difficult the experiences and memories will always be with me. My wife and I married in 2000 in the Manti, Utah LDS temple and have four children. We have one son and three daughters. I received my degrees in accounting and finance and currently work as a treasury manager in the education industry. I enjoy hunting and riding ATVs in my free time.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for several reasons. My ancestors set the path for me which I am grateful for. Many generations ago my ancestors joined the church so I grew up in the church. Before leaving on my mission to Finland I decided to learn for myself if what I was being taught was true. My parents knew that the church was true. Through prayer, special experiences and scripture study I gained a testimony that the church was indeed true. The Holy Spirit confirms to me that Jesus is the Christ and that He loves me and atoned for the sins of all mankind. That the Bible and Book of Mormon is the word of God and that our Heavenly Father and the Savior Jesus Christ did appear and speak with Joseph Smith. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet and that we are guided today by a prophet. I know that though the Savior we can be happy and return to live with our Heavenly Father if we prove ourselves worthy.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by serving. I currently serve as a counselor to the Bishop in one of the Coolidge wards. I have many opportunities to teach and share my testimony. These opportunities I feel sometimes help me more than those that I am serving. I try to set a good example for my children and the youth of the ward.