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Hi I'm Dan Hunt

I'm a CPA. I have been married for 22 years, love basketball & have 4 children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of 5 children. My father was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and my mother was Lutheran. My mother joined the church while I was young, and I was raised in the church. I grew up on a farm with many responsibilities and we lived on what we raised. When we attended meetings I was taught the teachings of Jesus Christ. As the lessons were taught I remember thinking to myself how else could it be? I served a mission for the Church in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama and still enjoy friendships that were formed while I served there. I worked my way through school living on beans, rice and potatoes. I received an accounting degree and subsequently became a CPA. While at school I met my wife of 22 years. We have 4 children 20, 18, 15, 13. I love to play basketball and love spending time with my children playing basketball and other activities. I try to participate in all their activities attending basketball games, camping, hiking and band, and choir concerts. Although I am excited they enjoy these things some days the responsibilities of work, practices, game attendance, concert attendance, and other responsibilities can feel overwhelming. However, my family is my life and I enjoy spending time with them. I have found that I am not alone and most families are just as busy as I am trying to support their families while juggling work, personal and family responsibilities.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because I have received a personal testimony of Jesus Christ, and his atonement for our sins and this allows me to improve each day. I know that the Spirit of our Heavenly Father speaks to every person and all we need to is listen. I have friends and relatives of many different faiths, and this is the only Church which can answer the questions of where we came from, why we are here and must face pain and challenges, and what we have to look forward to after this life is over. I have a testimony of the Bible and the Book of Mormon. Because I family of different religions, its has always interested me in how they know the Bible is true or that Jesus Christ really was the Savior. Many cannot explain this but say that they just know. I can relate to this, but I know that it is the Spirit that testifies of these things. In addition, I have read the Book of Mormon which also testifies that Jesus is the Christ and suffered for our sins. Logic dictates that this could not have been dreamed up and written without edits by a boy with a 4th grade education, however, I have a better knowledge than logic because as I read its pages the spirit testifies that it is true and that Jesus is the Christ. It confirms and testifies that the bible is true and was not just put together by men as much of the world is now believing. I have also had a opportunity to share our Heavenly Fathers plan for us with my family and friends. I have often been perplexed at funerals of my relatives that ministers that speak give comforting words but do not fully under stand the plan. While attending a funeral of a friend I remember the words were spoken that we are unsure what lies beyond death, if there is a place the spirit goes or if it is an eternal sleep. I wanted to say I know the answer. Our spirit lives on and goes to meet family and friends that have passed before us to await the glorious resurrection.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to live as Jesus did. I try to teach by example, I serve as a mentor at my place of work. I serve, and have served in various callings in the church. I work at the Bishop's storehouse and Church cannery to help provide for the poor and needy. I help my neighbors with home repairs and always try to stay positive regardless of the challenges I may be facing with work, family or church responsibilities.

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Dan Hunt
I know that Jesus Christ is the Son of our Heavenly Father and that he suffered for our sins and died for us. I know that he was resurrected on the third day and has given this gift to all mankind. Show more Show less