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Hi I'm Marvin

I grew up in Utah. I now live in Texas with my beautiful wife and three wonderful children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love playing all sports, even though I am not really particularly good at any of them. I enjoyed competing in my first sprint triathlon last year and I hope to do more races in the future.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints or the Mormon Church. However, when I was in my teenage years, I knew that I needed to find out for myself if the Mormon Church was true or not. During this time, I studied the Bible and the Book of Mormon, I prayed to God, I fasted, and then I prayed some more. I was looking for a sign that the Church was true or some sort of extraordinary moment where I could know that the Book of Mormon was true. My prayers were finally answered after a long time, but not in the way I expected or wanted. God answered me through my feelings. I felt that God knew me and had a plan for me. The answer did not come suddenly but slowly like a gradual sunrise in the morning. I have had many other questions answered by God in the same way. I still have a lot of questions and concerns about life, but I know if I continue to ask God and be worthy to receive his answers, I will have joy and peace in this life. You can too!

How I live my faith

I love being with my wife and my three children. My family means everything to me. We enjoy running in 5Ks together and spending time together. Throughout the years, I have volunteered as a leader in the Boy Scouts of America. Being able to spend time with the future leaders of our community and country during various Scout campouts and other activities has been a great joy in my life. The future is in good hands when young men are taught to live all of the Scouting principles.