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Hi I'm David

I live in Mesa, AZ, I have 5 kids and a dog, I own a Mexican restaurant and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Most important to me is my role as a husband and a father. Brook & I enjoy our 4 girls and one boy. But we also enjoy being together. I work hard each day at our 3 mexican restaurants. Most mornings I try to make time to train for a triathlon or marathon. On Sundays we go to church. We are a happy family with lots of ups and downs, but mostly we are happy.

Why I am a Mormon

The church provides a wonderful framework in my life. It gives me purpose and hope. I believe deeply in the teaching that not only, will we live again after this life, we may live together with our families. This conviction helps me make decisions each day that strengthen our family. I know that our earthly life is not an isolated destination, but is a stopping point in an eternal journey.

How I live my faith

On Sundays and during the week I serve in our men's organization. This Saturday in October I will participate in our national day of service by helping to set up and run a fall festival for disadvantaged youth. I'm looking forward to it. I enjoy the friendship I have with my "brothers and sisters" at church. They are uplifting to me and I try to do my part to support them.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

I do believe there is a Prophet on the earth today, just like in Moses' time. I think that this belief comes from a conviction that the Book of Mormon is the Word of God. Because I believe strongly that this book is inspired, I know that the story of our receiving it through Joseph Smith is true as well. I don't believe we could receive inspired scripture through a false prophet. If Joseph Smith is a Prophet, then the Church was organized as he said it was, under the direction of Jesus Christ. The feelings I have about the Church are a warm and positive belief that we are guided today by a Prophet who receives direction from our Savior. Show more Show less