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Hi I'm David

I'm a husband, father of 4, an accountant, and a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Arizona. I left AZ to go to college out of state where I met my wife. After graduating, I began my career in public accounting in Northern California. After a couple of years I changed firms moving back to Arizona and to also be closer to family.

Why I am a Mormon

I've grown up a member of the Mormon faith and I've always agreed with the values taught by the Church. One of the earliest teachings of the Church that has meant the most to me from an early age is that Families are Forever. When I was 9-years-old, my mom, who was only in her mid-30's, died from cancer. While there there is plenty of saddness from losing my mom, I have always had peace in knowing that I will see her again. Another reason I am a member of the Church is that I believe God answers prayers. I served a mission for the Church and had the opportunity to meet good people who were members of many different faiths. I've always had a questioning mind wondering how I've come to believe this is the true church of Jesus Christ. Was I just lucky, was it because my parents told me it was true, with all the people, religions and beliefs in the world, could something else be out there? Prayer seemed the only way to me to know for myself and through prayer I know that this is the true church of Jesus Christ. While we all face different experiences and challenges in life, I know that we are all children of God, he loves us and wants the best for us and will guide us in our lives if we take the time to ask and listen.

How I live my faith

I've had the chance to serve in different ways within the Church, but one that means the most to me is a program called Home Teaching where at least once of month I meet with families to share a gospel message and build friendships. Within the community I also volunteer with a non-profit organization that helps abused and homeless youth. A supervisor from work introduced me to the organization and it has been a great experience working with such caring people that are so interested in making a difference in the life of another. I have also further grown in my appreciation of my own parents and the tremendous responsibility I have in caring for my own children.