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Hi I'm Corey

I live in Arizona. I deliver babies for a living. I'm a husband. I'm a father. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised in Wyoming where both of my parents were school teachers. My father was a high school football and basketball coach. Needless to say, I caught the bug of playing sports and basketball became a large part of my life as a teenager. I was fortunate enough to do well and be on a good team in high school. It propelled me to college where I was able to play basketball for 4 years, and more importantly, it is where I met my wife. It is also where I became interested in medicine and which led me to attend medical school. I completed my medical residency in Arizona, which is where I currently live with my wife and 3 children.

Why I am a Mormon

Bottom line and briefly, I know that my life, from top to bottom, is enhanced, blessed, and even charmed as a result of living the principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ. The proof is in the pudding. And everything good about me, and everything good that has happened to me, is mostly a direct result of my association with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

How I live my faith

In my home, I lead my family in regular family prayer, as well as a weekly family night where we spend 15-30 minutes talking about a life principle (such as honesty, or hard work, or family, or prayer) and how to apply that in a meaningful way. We try to regularly read from the scriptures together, and discuss principles learned as they apply to each of us individually. We enjoy taking trips together and visiting our family who live apart from us. At church, I currently serve as the Bishop of the ward, which means that I am involved in just about everything in one way or another. Most of my focus and time is spent with the youth of our ward (teenagers) and helping them to carve their way through the challenging times of adolescence. I also help to take care of those who are less fortunate by offering church assistance to those deserving and in need. I was called to serve about 5 years ago. It has been a great challenge for me. But I have been blessed immensely for my service. My wife currently helps teach some of the young children in sunday school. Most of the members of our local ward receive callings to serve for a season. We do not have any paid ministry, and all of the leaders are local members of the ward. In my work, I feel that God blesses me as I try to serve His children by treating people as I would want my own family to be treated. Learning Christ-like attributes and trying to implement them in my work has made a huge difference in the success of my work and the satisfaction that I obtain from working