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Hi I'm Evan

I served in the Marine Corps Infantry for 4 years and currently serve in the US Navy as a pharmacist and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I joined the Marine Corps shortly out of high school were I became an infantryman. After I got married and had a beautiful daughter I decided that the infantry life was too hard on my family and got out to go to college. While obtaining my doctorate in pharmacy I decided to go back into the service so I joined the US Navy. I now am a father of four wonderful children and married to the woman of my dreams. I enjoy going water skiing during the good months and sitting down to read a fun book when it's cooler.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised as a member of the church, but wasn't really converted until later in life. Although I went to all my meetings and did all the church things I never really decided to find out for my self if it was true. When I was a little older, I decided it was time for me to really come to grips with what the church meant to me. I studied the Book of Mormon and prayed to know if what I was reading really was true. The answer didn't come right away, but as I lived my life the way I knew I should I grew to understand what I had known all along. I have a Father in Heaven who knows me and whats to be a part of my life. When I pray, I know that he can hear me and will give me an answer. Although it isn't always the answer I'm looking for, if I listen and wait the answer that I need will come. I know that this is the Lord's church on the Earth. I know that our Prophet is a man of God and tells us the things that Jesus would tell us if he were here on the Earth. I know that Jesus Christ lives and that when I die I will be able to live again too. And I know that my family can be together forever.

How I live my faith

Currently I serve as the first counselor in the Young Men's Presidency. What that means is, I work with young men, ages 14-16. I teach them on Sunday about the gospel and let them know how it can help them in there lives. Then during the week we meet to go do fun stuff and work on Scouting in the Boy Scouts of America. The Young Men I work with are a wonderful group of kids. Besides my calling in the Young Mens I also serve as a home teacher. I have three families that I go and try to visit with my companion at least once a month. While we are there, we also see if there is anyway that we can help them out. Perhaps they have some yard work that needs done, or have a question that I can help answer. Other times we just meet for dinner and have a good time together.