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Hi I'm Scot.

I'm a supportive husband to a registered nurse. I work professionally for the Boy Scouts.I'm a sports nut. And I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I grew up in a small town in Northern Utah on a farm. We always had some sort of farm animals around (cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys, etc...). Living on a farm really helped to develop my work ethic. We learned a lot of responsibility having to tend for the animals no matter rain or snow. My whole life I was in the Boy Scouts. I earned my Arrow of Light, Eagle Scout Badge, and am a Vigil Member in the Order of the Arrow. I loved playing basketball and football as a youth. It was a bit of a struggle trying to balance Football, Boy Scouts, and Education throughout High School. I served my two year mission for the Church in Germany. This was my first real experience outside of Utah. It helped me realize there are so many different views throughout the world, and even though I may not agree with all of them, I can befriend them. I feel that all people are good at heart. I returned from my mission and went to college. While working full-time to put my way through school, I met my wife. We both worked at a call center, knew each other, and got married almost four years later. Almost the same time as getting married, I graduated from college, and started working for the Boy Scouts of America. I am currently working to help put my wife through nursing school. My wife and I like to travel, see new places, and hang out with our friends and family. I am a sports enthusiast. I play sports, watch sports, and follow practically everything sports.

Why I am a Mormon

I was lucky enough to be born into the Church, but that isn't why I have chosen to still be in the Church. For me, it has come from many prayers that have been answered, and I cannot deny that I personally know that this is God's Church here on the Earth. As a youth, I got lost in the mountains, and was separated from my group for 26 Hours. During this time, I had a chance to plead out my heart to my Heavenly Father, and I know he answered my prayer. He comforted me, and guided my way back to safety. I cannot deny this happened. Because of this, and many other experiences, I know that I can personally speak with our Heavenly Father, and that he gives answers to your prayers. I have asked the questions about the truth of the Book of Mormon, and have personally gotten an answer of its truth.

How I live my faith

Being Mormon automatically sets me apart from others. Just living things like not drinking alcohol or coffee, not swearing, or even going to church every Sunday is not something that everyone does, but I know it gives me strength and the Lord blesses me for it. Being a member of the Church is more than just attended on Sunday, it is really a way of life. I live my faith, by praying morning and night, and always keeping a prayer in my heart, and by constantly studying the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Striving to live the commandments is very important, but we all make mistakes. Living my faith is also acknowledging that I make mistakes, and learning from them, and trying never to repeat them again. I also am a disciple of Christ is by being a good neighbor. It is important to be compassionate to all. I currently am able to teach the 14 - 18 year-olds in our Ward in Sunday School.This is a wonderful experience as I constantly get to study the Gospel of Jesus Christ and help youth be able to gain their own knowledge of the truth of these things. I also get to go out and visit 2 - 3 other families on a monthly basis to make sure they are doing OK and to share a spiritual message.