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Hi I'm Luke

I love to serve and teach my children to work. I have a passion for history. I'm a chemical process engineer and a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married with children (three busy kids). Living in west Texas allows us to enjoy warm weather and some of the nicest people in the world. Working with my hands is a hobby, and I do stone sculpture, furniture building and I love yard work. I think it's important to learn how to maintain your own home and do your own repairs. I grew up all around the US and abroad because my dad was in the Air Force. I still like learning about different cultures and languages, and I love to travel. In fact, I served a 2 year mission to Brazil and I speak Portuguese fluently. It makes my day whenever I get the chance to speak Portuguese. I'm a chemical engineer by education. And, while it's fun for me to look at the natural world from a mathematical perspective, my great love is for family, nature, music and the arts. That's why I keep my kids involved in music and dance lessons, in addition to doing a lot of that at home. I love all sports, running and soccer in particular. If I can't play well, I still enjoy watching. I think you can learn most of life's lessons through service and hard work. So, I love to include my kids in service opportunities throughout the community.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm Mormon because Jesus Christ lives and has revealed through his servants, the prophets, many important truths that bring happiness to us. And I like to share those truths. Some of these truths include: We are all God's children, he loves us and Jesus Christ is his son. We can be forgiven of wrongdoing and even have our sadness and anguish taken away from us through Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in a lot of ways. I attend church and visit members of my church who are going through tough times to see that they're doing alright. I also organize service projects in the community to improve park landscaping, paint city schools or organize blood drives, to name a few. It's important to me to constantly familiarize myself with the holy scriptures. When I read and ponder the scriptures daily, I'm better able to act according to my faith and do the things Jesus Christ taught, no matter the circumstance.

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

God is perfect and He is the literal Father of all mankind. As such, He knows each of us personally, and loves each of us deeply. He created us in his image and his purpose is to bring joy to us in this life and help us to live with Him after this life. Show more Show less