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Hi I'm Jacob

I'm a father, a widower, and a Soldier. I'm also a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father. I am a widower. I love to be outdoors, run and golf. I especially enjoy spending time with my family. I am a Soldier. I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon all my life. I have been blessed with very strong lineage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, otherwise called Mormons. I struggled with my testimony during my teenage years. But after I truly sought to know for myself if the gospel of Jesus Christ was true and that I too wanted to be a part of His Gospel, I never turned back. I know that God lives and love us. He watches over us each and everyday. I know that he sent his Son, our elder brother, Jesus Christ, to Earth. He did so to fulfill the promise He made to Adam, Jacob, Isaiah, Abraham and so many other prophets of old, in that he would send a Savior to atone for our sins and make it possible for each of us to return to live with Him someday. I know that through our obedience to the teachings of Christ that we can return to live with God and Jesus.... and our eternal families. I know that the Book of Mormon is true scripture translated through the Spirit of God by Joseph Smith. I know that ancient peoples lived on the American continent and knew the true gospel of Christ. They taught of Christ, they worshiped Christ, they saw Christ when he visited the American continent after his resurrection. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and another testament of Christ. I know the gospel of Jesus Christ is true as taught in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I regularly participate in Church activities and functions. Most recently I have worked with the young men of our Church through the Boy Scouts of America program. I have served on the Scout Committee as a member and as the Committee Chair. In the past I have served as the adult leader for the young men and as a Scoutmaster. At different times in the past I have also worked with the children of our ward (local congregation), teaching them on a weekly basis every Sunday. Through monthly visits to assigned families in the ward (typically three to four families), I participate in a program called Home Teaching. Through this program, I visit the families at least monthly to provide stewardship and over watch. Through these visits the congregation is watched over, served and over all brought closer together.