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Hi I'm Mark

I grew up in Michigan. I have a beautiful family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've got a beautiful wife and two wonderful kids. I'm a sales rep. for a computer marketing company and love what I do. I love spending time with my family: camping, riding bikes, playing games, or simply being together for dinner. My favorite hobbies include sports, although I'm much to old and chubby to play, I enjoy watching them on TV as well. My wife and I also enjoy watching HGTV or the Food Network together in the evenings.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up in Michigan I never heard of Mormons. I belonged to a Baptist Church but fell away during my teenage years. My dad fell ill with cancer when I was 18. He passed away shortly after my H.S. graduation. I was devastated and wanted to know why a loving heavenly father would allow such a thing to happen to me. One day, I saw a commercial for another testament of Jesus Christ. I'd been praying for answers and I made a call hoping this may have been a sign. Well, nothing came in the mail and soon I'd forgotten about it. Two years later my best friend and I were talked into moving to Vernal, UT. by a close friend who married a wonderful girl and she wanted to be closer to her family. The Mormon community was very nice, I was intrigued to know more as they had great attitudes and always seemed to think of others more than themselves. I wanted to be like them. The vision then came back to me, this was the 'other testament of Jesus Chris' that I saw after my dad passed away a few years back. I wasn't forgotten. After reading the Book of Mormon I can say without a doubt the words written are true. I've never had a better relationship with our lord and savior Jesus Chris than I do now.

How I live my faith

In the Church there are no paid positions. Positions are held by each member of the ward. I'm the ward employment specialist, I get to help members and non-members alike update their resume's and find employment. It's a very rewarding experience. In the Church there are programs for members to visit other members homes every month to make sure they're doing well, financially, emotionally, physically and to see if there's anything we can do to help them. This is called home-teaching, I've got two wonderful families that I get to visit every month. I've grown to love them as if they're an extension of my own family. I love this program. I always look forward to Church every week. Fellowshipping with friends, sharing my testimony with others, & partaking of the sacrament helps me to want to be a better person each and every week.