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Hi I'm Stefan Dobbe

I was born in the Netherlands. I moved to the United States and became a Mormon at age 20. I am a family man. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband and father of 4. My wife and I own our own wholesale business. I love to play any sports, especially basketball, soccer and golf. My wife is my best friend and I enjoy spending most of my time with my family. My kids keep me grounded and young at heart. I am active in my calling and always feel that there is more that I can do and that needs to be done. Each day gives me a new opportunity to become closer to my Heavenly Father through my actions and deeds. I am blessed with the people I have surrounded myself with.

Why I am a Mormon

At the age of 12 I met my future wife who walked in to my 7th grade Social Studies class. I was not a member and she and her family were. She was not allowed to date until the age of 16 and for me the only way to spend extra time with her was through her and her families invitation to go to church with them. After a short while the testimonies, messages and lessons started to change me and I felt good about going. I continued to attend with her family for 7 years. My wife and I married at the age of 19. We continued giong to church and my testimony had grown so much that I wanted to learn more and take the missionary discussions. Our ward had an elderly couple as missionaries that really helped me recognize the spirit and build my testimony of the gospel and it's truthfulness. I was baptized August 1, 1998 and was sealed to my wife on September 25 of 1999. I am blessed to have my wife and children sealed to me for time and all eternity. The 2 best decisions of my life were to be married to my best friend and become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

How I live my faith

My family and I are active in our church. My calling gives me many opportunities to serve others and every time I do I feel more blessed. As nervous as I get when public speaking I never thought I would enjoy teaching. I have recognized how much more I learn when I prepare a lesson or talk. I get better it seems each time "I go and do". I enjoy home teaching and the families I serve are a blessing in my life.