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Hi I'm Shane

I'm an accountant, a husband, and a father... all while simultaneously being a Mormon.

About Me

I am happily married to my best friend. We have two boys who keep us very busy. My family means everything to me, and I love spending time with them. My hobbies include sports, finance, economics, politics, camping, hiking, games, etc. I graduated with a Masters degree in Accounting and am working for a small accounting firm doing both tax and audit work.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and was baptized at 8 years old. Eventually my parents would become less active. My grandmother, who lived not too far from us, was always very active and she kept us attending church. My true testimony came as I was deciding whether I should serve a two year mission for the church. I knew that I had to have a personal knowledge of the truth of the Book of Mormon before I committed to making the sacrifice of serving a mission. After praying intently for a few weeks, my answer came as I watched a simple video that my seminary teacher had taken of the sacred grove. I received a very clear answer that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God as I felt the Spirit stronger than I had ever felt it before. I knew that if Joseph Smith was a prophet, then the Book of Mormon was true, and that I needed to serve a mission. This experience is the foundation of my testimony and has helped me come closer to the Savior, Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to deepen my knowledge and testimony of the Savior and His gospel each day. I have made sacred covenants with Heavenly Father, and am striving to keep them, and repent when necessary. I try to faithfully serve in the church, and teach my children about Christ. I know that following the words of the modern-day prophets will help me achieve the goal of eternal life with those I love.