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Hi I'm Craig

I'm a Mormon. My wife of 30 years and I have 4 children and 5 grandchildren. I enjoy golf, reading and spending time with family.

About Me

Although raised in the LDS church, I still had to come to gain a testimony of its truthfulness myself. That happened while serving a mission for the Church in Washington DC. All I ever wanted to do as a career was make movies. I focused on this at BYU and had the opportunity to work on and be in the movie Footloose. Following graduation, I fulfilled my life-long dream of going to Los Angeles to work in Hollywood. After a year of working in the motion picture industry however, my wife and I decided to leave LA and return to Denver where I could have a career that was more conducive to the standards of the Church. I have enjoyed a 30-year career in software and other high tech sales. I have found outlets for my creativity by participating in community theater, writing, and public speaking. My wife of 30 years and I have 4 children and 5 beautiful grandchildren. I enjoy playing golf, basketball, reading and serving in the Church and our community.

Why I am a Mormon

I come from "pioneer stock", so being a member of the LDS Church was always "a given" for me. However, I will forever remember the day in 1978 at the age of 19 when I came to know for myself that the Church was true. I have always found stability in a very unstable world through the teachings of the Church. And as I have seen family members and friends pass away, the knowledge the Church provides of what happens to us after we die has been extremely comforting. As a father, I have found the Christian principals taught in our faith to be of great value in not only raising our children, but in helping our four kids (and now their kids) find happiness and direction in life, as well. I have always found my membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to be an asset; not a liability. Whether it be as an employee, as a neighbor, or as an elected member of our City Council, I have always found people to have respect for what I stand for, even if they disagree with me doctrinally. Every good trait I may have developed throughout my life has come becuase of my testimony of and faith in my Savior Jesus Christ, and my membership in His Church.

How I live my faith

I believe the best way I can "live my faith" is by living how Jesus would have me live. People should know I'm a Mormon simply by how I act. I strive to set a Christ-like example in all I do. I try to be kind to all of God's children and not to pre-judge. I try to remember that God created this earth for us and that we need to use its resources wisely. I want to do as the Savior instructed His followers to do and share the "good news" of His gospel when appropriate, and without being pushy or being perceived as self-righteous. My faith in Jesus Christ drives everything I do each and every day.