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Hi I'm Troy

I'm a husband and father of three. I sell medicines that fight cancer. I am a huge baseball fan and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am happily married to a wonderful woman. We will celebrate 25 years together in the coming months. We have three children who have been such a blessing in our lives. Two girls and then a son we were able to adopt a little later. We enjoy spending time together and making memories. Our favorite thing to do as a family is to take trips and travel to see different places. We also like music and it has been an important part of our family life. There is usually always singing going on in our home. We enjoy playing the piano and hearing other music in our home. It brings a sweet, peaceful feeling. My son and I really like baseball. In fact, we made the goal several years ago (when he was just 5) to try and visit all 30 Major League Baseball Parks before he finishes high school. We have really had a wonderful time spending father and son time as we travel the country seeing different stadiums and taking in some games. So far, we have seen 16 of the 30 so we are well on our way. My son and I also enjoy anything in the outdoors, like camping, fishing, hunting, and watching wildlife. It is time well spent as we enjoy God's creation and soak in the beauty of this earth. I work in Pharmaceuticals as a sales rep for cancer medicines. I find the work very satisfying and I enjoy feeling like I have helped someone to battle their disease and extend or enhance their life.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a home with parents that loved God, that tried to obey the commandments, and that found joy in serving others. We attended church every week. I remember having weekly family time and praying together often. I was raised with a knowledge of the truthfulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. However, I knew that the day would come that I would have to learn for myself and gain a personal testimony of the things that I had been taught all those years before. That did happen while I was in high school and I have found that my testimony continues to grow and develop each and every day. I have found that this testimony comes from being taught by studying God's word in the scriptures. My testimony grows as I listen to living Prophets who teach and counsel me. My testimony is strengthened as I witness blessings come from being obedient to His teachings. My love for God increases as I see His goodness and compassion poured out upon all of His children. My appreciation for my Savior is deepened as I try to serve others as He served so unselfishly. He was the perfect example. I am a Mormon because of my belief that all of the saving ordinances are available to us today. I know that I can live with my family forever, and not just during this short time in mortality. I know that I am a son of God and that He loves me and wants me to be happy. He has provided the gospel to help us stay on the straight and narrow path that leads back to Him. That is my goal. And that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith in everything I do. I am one who tries to let people know of who I am and what I believe by the way I act. I live my faith by giving service. Nothing brings me more joy and happiness than when I am helping people, both at church and in the community. There is nothing quite as rewarding to me as when I am helping others and giving unselfishly. I find that when I do this, my problems, my concerns, and my trials become less noticeable and I am able to focus on the good and the positive. I soon realize that all of us struggle with day-to-day challenges. I have also found that when I serve and give back, I am blessed more than the people to whom I give service. In our church, we each have the opportunity to look after a few families and to check in on them every month or so. I really enjoy this and find this assignment to be very important and very rewarding. I usually share with them a short message of the gospel, perhaps bring a game or treat, and then ask to see if there is anything I can do for them. It is a highlight each month to visit with these families. I also have the privilege of helping the full-time missionaries in the church. I get to assist in their efforts, help do interviews and training, make sure they are being fed, and anything else they need. I enjoy being around them and feeling of their goodness and desire to serve the Lord. I also try to volunteer with the Boy Scouts and help in campouts and merit badge classes.