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Hi I'm Larry Steveson

I am a market consultant in the health care industry, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints & I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was in the residential construction industry for many years. With the collapse of that industry in 2008, I shifted into differnt areas of marketing. It has been an interesting transition and I found that I enjoy the challenge of discovering new ways to assist in business growth. My wife and are the parents of seven children and sixteen grandchildren. You might say we are in the family business. Next to our love for the Lord, love of family and building relationships of trust with others is everything. We enjoy spending time together and with friends. We like to travel and have been to several foreign countries throughout our lives. We are intrigued by different cultures and customs. Of course we enjoy domestic activities as well; backpacking or hiking, good movies, plays, playing in parks with the granchildren, and good restaurants. I like to read and increase my knowledge. I especially appreciate the Holy Scriptures and spend time each day learning principles and doctrines that enlighten my understanding of things that matter most.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert. I have found great happinerss, inner peace and fulfillment in lving the gospel of Christ. In my early teenage years I was surrounded by friends and many types of activities, some good and some bad. I have to admit that I felt lonely much of the time, even when I was around other people. I felt like something was missing, but I wasn't sure what it was or how to find it. A close friend knew that I needed the Lord in my life and invited me to study a book of ancient scripture. I was nineteen years old when I first read, pondered, and prayed about The Book of Mormon, Another Testament of Jesus Christ. At times, as I studied alone in my room, I was filled with the witness of the Holy Ghost, which left an undeniable impression upon my heart and mind concerning the truthfulness of this book of Holy Writ that testifies of Christ. In the Holy Bible the Apostle Paul teaches that “In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.” The Book of Mormon stands as another scriptural witness that Jesus is the Christ, the Holy One of Israel, our Savior, and the Redeemer of the world. The Book of Mormon was translated from ancient scriptural records of Holy Prophets by the gift and power of God. It is a companion to the Bible, as both testify of Christ. I know that the Lord is no respector of persons and that anyone who will sincerely study these pages of Holy Scripture, pray with real intent, having faith in Christ, can also receive a spiritual witness by the power of the Holy Ghost that it is the Word of God. I have found that the principles and precepts contained in this sacred record, if applied, changes lives, again and again. Faith in Jesus Christ will be fortified. Power to resist temptation will be strengthened and the spirit of peace will fill the soul. I know this is true, I have experienced this miracle in my life.

How I live my faith

We are living in toubled times and each of us have many challenges. Difficulties test our strength and resolve, and our faith. Staying close to the Lord has blessed my life and the lives of my family members. Daily personal prayer and scripture study, coupled with constant efforts to live righteously, has brought the spirit of peace into my life, even in the face of adversity This pattern of living has also been a catalyst for personal revelation and the answers to many problems facing our family today. One of the blessings of the restored gospel of Christ is that there are living prophets in our day, like Moses or Abraham, Peter or Paul. They receive inspiration and revelation from the Lord for our day. As I have followed their counsel, I have been spared many hardships and my life has been blessed. I have served in many different capacities in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Members are not paid for serving and each have opportunities to increase their spiritual capacities and develop spiritual gifts by serving their God by serving their fellow man. It is a labor of love. I have served in various administrative and teaching positions. I have found that I love to teach. I particularly like to teach eternal truths that edify and uplift. Many times I have worked with the young men and women of the Church as well as voluntering to assist in community efforts with the local Boy Scouts and Emergency Preparedness Committees for the city and county.