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Hi I'm SAM

I'm a plumber and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Im the 4th born out of four kids I am 52 years old. I'VE been married for 15 years with the love of my life. Brought up in the cathalic church for most of my life . I own a plumbing business in Gilbert, Arizona. I have 2 great kids: Im just a regulair Joe working hard 6 days a week to support my family. I spend most of my free time with my family at home or getting things done arround the house.

Why I am a Mormon

BEING A CATHLIC CHRISTIAN ALL OF MY CHILDHOOD LIFE AND SOME OF MY ADUILT LIFE. I NEVER KNEW WHO OR WHAT A MORMON WAS, EVEN LIVING IN ARIZONA SURROUNDED BY THEM. AFTER NOT GOING TO CHURCH FOR MANY YEARS I FELT SOMETHING MISSING IN MY LIFE, NOT KNOWING WHAT IT WAS TILL ONE DAY I GOT A STRANGE CALL FROM MY SON'S FRIEND'S FATHER. HIS NAME IS LANCE. HE ASKED IF HE COULD COME OVER TO MY HOUSE AND TALK TO ME ABOUT MY SON. I SAID SURE AS I THOUGHT "I WONDER WHAT HE HAD DONE." AT ABOUT 5PM HE ARRIVED WITH HIS SON. HE GREETED ME WITH A LARGE SMILE ON HIS FACE. I'LL ALWAYS REMBER THAT SMILE. HE INTRODUCED HIMSELF AND HIS SON. WE SAT DOWN, WE TALKED A LIITLE BIT, AND HE PROCEDED TO TELL ME ABOUT HOW HIS SONS AND JEAN-PAUL HAVE BEEN HANGING OUT TOGETHER FOR MONTHS AND GOING OVER TO THEIR HOUSE AND WAS SPENDING TIME WITH THEM ON MONDAYS DURING FAMILY HOME EVENING. NOT KNOWING WHAT THIS WAS I THOUGHT "WELL, NOTHING BAD SO FAR RIGHT?" THEN CAME "YOUR SON HAS TOLD US THAT HE WANTED TO GET BAPTISED." AND I LOOKED AT HIM AND THEN MY SON AND SAID "WELL HE WAS ALREADY BAPTISED." NOT KNOWNIG THAT LANCE WAS OF THE LDS FATITH, HE CONTINUED TO EXPLAIN TO ME WHAT HE HAD MEANT AND THAT HE WAS OF THE LDS FAITH WHICH I KNEW VERY LITTLE ABOUT. EXCEPT FOR SOME STORIES I HAD HEARD FROM OTHER PEOPLE, WHICH WAS'NT GOOD. HE ASKED US IF THE MISSIONARIES COULD COME TO OUR HOUSE TO EXPLAIN AND TEACH US OF HIS FAITH. I ACCEPTED THE INVITATION, WHICH MY WIFE WAS'NT TOO HAPPY ABOUT. I KNEW SOMETHING WAS SO RIGHT WHEN I ACCEPTED HIS INVITATION. I FELT AS IF THAT DAY GOD HAD FOUND ME AND OUR FAMILY AS WE WERE LOST WITHOUT HIM. 2 MONTHS LATER, MYSELF, MY SON MY DAUGTER WERE BAPTISED. MY WIFE FOLLOWED 4 MONTHS LATER AS IT TOOK HER A WHILE TO GAIN HER TESTIMONY. MY FAMILY AND I ARE SO GRATEFUL TO HEAVENLY FATHER AND OUR MORMON FRIENDS FOR SPREADING THE GOSPEL TO US. I REALLY DO FEEL I'VE FOUND THE TRUE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST.

How I live my faith

I USED TO HATE GETTING UP ON SUNDAY AND GOING TO CHURCH. IT'S BEEN 2 1/2 YEARS SINCE OUR FAMILY JOINED THE CHURCH. I HAVE'NT MISSED A DAY I LOOK FOWARD TO OUR MEETINGS AND SEE LANCE'S HUGE GRIN EACH SUNDAY. WHAT A TRUE FRIEND. HAVEING BEEN ASKED TO SERVE AS THE WARD'S FAMILY HISTORY CONSULTANT, I HAVE LEARNED HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO LEARN ABOUT YOUR ANCESTORS. THE CALLING HAS BEEN A GREAT JOY TO ME. I'VE FOUND OUT SO MANY THINGS ABOUT MY OWN FAMILY. TO FIND OUT ABOUT MY OWN CULTURE AND TO FIND LOST FAMILY MEMBERS IS SO EXCITING TO ME. I SHARE WITH YOU THAT I KNOW THAT MY FAMILY AND I WERE FOUND AND BROUGHT TO THIS CHURCH BY ONE OF GOD'S MESSENGERS. FOR I KNOW GOD HAS A PLAN FOR EACH AND EVERY ONE OF US, WHICH HE WILL REVEAL TO US WHEN THE TIME IS RIGHT. I SAY THIS IN THE NAME OF JESUS CHRIST, AMEN.