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Hi I'm Gregg

I grew up in California, went on a mission to Argentina, and have been working and living in Colorado since 1979. I am a Mormon.

About Me

We are empty-nesters' living the dream. I like to run 10 ks, read scriptures daily, and perform projects for the wife. We have five married children with families of the own. We travel much to visit grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

My great, great grandfather was a personal friend of the man who restored the Church of Jesus Christ (Mormon) Joseph Smith. Before my ancestor died, he had a posterity of over 1, 000 people still living and active in the Mormon faith. I look forward to continuing his legacy, staying active in the Church, enduring to the end and one day, living with our family, with God.

How I live my faith

I have tried to live my religion by setting an example in my conduct, my activities and relationship with my spouse and children. I have enjoyed exercising, running distances, reading religious books, Sci-Fi, and biographical books in the wee hours of the morning. I have kept up on the local professional sports as well as my Alma Mater. I have been a soccer dad, transporting the kids to their competitive games in-state as well as out-of-state. I sell multi-line insurance for a national company. I am passionate about politics-bothering whoever will listen. I have been married for 36 years and have 5 married children-all raising their families in the Mormon faith.

What is the difference between attending church and the temple?

Gregg
Attending church: I have had many voluntary positions in the Church like Sunday school teacher, leader of the adult priesthood quorums, and an employment specialist. Each month I am responsible to visit five families in our ward (parish), teaching them gospel principles and helping them in times of distress or sickness. Attending the temple: Every other Wednesday, my wife and I attend the temple and volunteer our time to help record baptisms done for those people who have died and did not have the opportunity to hear the gospel, accept it and be baptized for themselves. It is an ordinance that must be done here on earth, so we, the living, perform them vicariously. It allows these people who have already passed to the other side to continue their progression and eventual exaltation. However, it is up to each individual to accept or reject the work done for them. It is never forced upon them. Show more Show less