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Hi I'm Steve Rogers

I am Mormon. I just celebrated my 30th wedding anniversary. I am proud father of 4 grown children and proud grandfather of 5.

About Me

I was born in Oakland, California, but I grew-up in Buffalo, NY. I was raised a Catholic in name only and when I was 16 yrs old my grandmother, my mother and I became members of the Mormon Church. I left the Church and became a “Born Again Christian” and an ordain Pentecostal Minister. Over the years, I felt things weren’t right and around the year 2000, I went through a dark period in my life. I call it the darkness of the soul. Our Heavenly Father was breaking me and bringing and showing me the truth. I realized that I may left the Church, but the Church never left me. On July 2, 2011, I was baptized again and I was confirmed again on July 3, 2011. Later that night I was ordained an elder. It is good be home!

Why I am a Mormon

By promptings of the Holy Spirit, when I was a young man the Lord lead me to the truth and to the restored Church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. As years went by I grew in the gospel and matured as a young man, but pride, the spirit of offense and un-forgiveness entered my heart, which cause me to drift away from the Church. For past 38 years, I have been wandering the desert and doing my own thing, like “prodigal son.” While in that desert, I kept seeking God’s face to suffice the emptiness in my soul. I long for the truth, but as years went by I continue to circle that mountain in the middle of that barren region and always coming up empty handed. Oh how I hungered after God! I tried several things and religions, but nothing would suffice that hunger and hole in my soul. I kept pushing along for I was seeking the love from my Heavenly Father. Along this trail this last year in this wilderness and through the mercies of God I was led back to the truthfulness of the Restored Gospel. On July 2, 2011, I was re-baptized into the Kingdom God and on July 3, 2011, I was confirmed and I received the gift of the Holy Ghost. On that glorious day, my Heavenly Father led back into the Promised Land. He swooped me into His arms and kissed me on my cheek as father did in the parable of the “Prodigal Son.” That night He placed the ring on my hand, by ordaining me to the Melchizedek Priesthood to office of Elder. It is good to be home again! Praise God! I know without of shadow of doubt that Jesus Christ is head of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and He died for sins. I know also that my Heavenly Father loves me and He has forgiven me of all my sins. He is truly the God of second and third chances. I know deeply in my heart that our merciful Heavenly Father loves us because we are His children. I say these things in Jesus name. Amen! Isay these things Jesus name

How I live my faith

I live my faith by praying daily and reading daily the scriptures. Whenever I have chance I share my faith with others whenever I have chance. Presently I am the teacher of the High Priest Group in the Buffalo, NY Ward and I am also the editor of the High Priest Group's newsletter . I believe the best way to share one’s faith is by living it. Christ has called us to be “Living Epistles.” I also live it by being an encourager to others. By giving a good word and smile can brighten one’s life.