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Hi I'm Nathan

I was born in Utah and raised a Mormon. I am blessed to have a loving family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My wife and I have four children and our youngest just went off to collage. This empty nest thing is quiet but a welcome change. I enjoy a garden a back yard bird feeder and the great outdoors.

Why I am a Mormon

I have found value in the gospel of Jesus Christ. There is joy in service. There is peace and joy in rearing children with the values of family, work, love and faith. The Church gives me an avenue to be of service others. It helps me be a better husband and father. The atonement of Christ is for all of God's children. Only the Church of Jesus Christ recognizes this fact and provides a way and means for all the earth to hear and accept the invitation to come unto Christ. We are brothers and sisters of a loving Heavenly Father. We have divine potential. He has a plan for us which includes a way to return to be with Him.

How I live my faith

Being a Mormon means being part of a congregation or ward. Everyone has an opportunity to serve in the ward. Currently I serve as bishop in our ward. I was called to serve by a stake president or one who presides over a geographical group of wards. I was given the priesthood keys to preside, for a time, over the ward. I rely on councilors and auxiliary leaders to help carry out the tasks of seeing to the spiritual and temporal needs of members. It is rewarding and humbling to serve. I know the Lord has inspired me at times to say and do things so I can be of service to members of our ward. Individuals and families are blessed through the thoughtful service of his representatives. I have seen the power of the priesthood heal and bless people in their hour of need. I know God has restored the priesthood to the earth to bless his children. He is a loving Father He gave His Son as a willing sacrifice that we may be healed spiritually and physically. That atonement allows us the ability to change, to repent, to ask for forgiveness. It also provides fortification to become more than we could be on our own. Bishops have a unique calling in the church. I have the opportunity and responsibility to see members in private counsel as well as fellowship with them in day to day activities. It is a blessing to me to see the strength members have as they struggle with the trials of this life.