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Hi I'm Steve

I'm a husband. I'm a father. I'm a grandfather. I'm a doctor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I am a Mormon. I practice medicine in the Phoenix/Mesa area of Arizona. I have a family of 9 children and 24 grandchildren. I am a convert to the church. I dated a mormon girl when I was attending Arizona State University. She interested me in the church by offering me answers to many questions I had that seemed unanswerable by my minister. When I took the discussions I was amazed how clear and understandable religion could be. I know now confusion about our church was because there were so many misunderstood and nonfactual ideas about the church circulated that anyone subjected to them would often end up confused, uninformed or dismayed. From my point of origin, I was able to learn about the church from those who had pure knowledge and since I had no confusing beliefs to entangle me, it was easy to see the merits of the church. It was called the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints because it is the church of Jesus Christ! Yet people confused believe we do not believe in Jesus Christ or are christians?? As for the Book of Mormon, anyone who reads it completely would come to an understanding of its purity in content and would be certain to be impressed by its truth. A book certainly not imagined then written by a 14 year old boy. The book simply records 600 years of a people who developed here on the American continent. These people also were taught by Christ and his prophets here. His "other sheep" not of the fold of Jerusalem

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon today because I was converted to become a member of the Church of Jesus Christ with a living prophet. I continue to be a Mormon because I need and am grateful for the direction of a prophet just like those of old times. When times are tough, especially as they are now, and you don't trust in a prophet or have a knowledge that one exists what is one to do? The answer is what we see today. People and ideas scattered every direction seeking to influence or to be influenced by others believing all varieties of thought without any "direction". Where will such indirection lead? Chaos and weakness within our society. Sound familiar? Today?? Read about it in the Book of Mormon. It's there over and over again too. Another reason I'm a Mormon today is because I am happy being a mormon. Happiness comes from believing and then knowing you are doing what is right to the best of your ability for the time present. It doesn't mean your perfect, none of us will be for now, just doing the best we can and be led by a prophet. Directed and led by a prophet, inspired by the scriptures showing us right and wrong and teaching me over and over again is why I love being a Mormon today. I am so grateful and am so blessed. You can be too. Just inquire of them who can give you the correct answers then simply ask the Lord in prayer and He will let you know, I promise you.

How I live my faith

I serve my neighbors in my church. We then serve our non-member neighbors by being good neighbors ready to help in any way. If you have an LDS chapel near you, then your neighborhood is blessed by it's LDS neighbors. As you peruse this website you will see examples of good LDS efforts to bring peace and strength to your neighborhood. Come worship with us. You are always welcome. Our programs for youth are second to none. Your kids are invited. They will be strengthened by programs that will provide wisdom in character and integrity. Every member and non-member within our ward bounds is felt a part of our ward family and we look out for each other. We, by way of assignment, are given accountability for individuals within our ward family. This is called home teaching. The women visit each other and this is called visiting teaching. We all serve this family by accepting specific callings in the ward operations