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Hi I'm Reo Evans

I'm from Mesa, Arizona. I enjoy hiking, camping, and riding dirtbikes with my boys. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I work long hours during certain seasons of the year making a living as an accountant. I like to spend my free time with my wife and boys. We play a lot of baseball and football, but mostly we like to ride quads and motorcycles in the desert and the sand dunes. I'm also involved with the Boy Scouts and spend a lot of time hiking and camping with our troop. I enjoy being with the youth and helping them learn both outdoor and practical skills, but my greatest joy comes when I'm with my own boys playing legos, hotwheels, and ball in the back yard.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I believe the teachings of the church will help me return to live with God. It was my great honor to serve as a missionary for the church when I was 19 years old. I learned important lessons as I served the people in Ecuador, including what makes people truly happy. I had many deep and personal conversations with my brothers and sisters in Ecuador about religion and their beliefs. I came to respect other religions and see that all of them for the most part teach people to have faith and draw nearer to God through living in a way that exemplifies the Higher Power. I learned to love and server others for I believe that when you love and serve your neighbor, you are also serving God. The Mormon church teaches me that Jesus Christ is the way, the truth and the life and that nobody returns to God exept by Him. I believe the Mormon church - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is Jesus' actual church on the Earth today. It is guided by Him by prophecy and revelation given through His prophet.

How I live my faith

I enjoy attending church every Sunday with my family. I serve as a counselor in the Young Mens Presidency. In particular, I serve with the boys that are 12 and 13 years old. Since the boys are at the age they become a boy scout, I also serve as the assistant scout master in our troop. Its a busy job as we go hiking or camping every month. It has been a great opportunity to spend time with the youth and to impart what little wisdom I may have. Its interesting that while out on the trail, the boys are away from all distractions and its a great time to teach them what it means to be a man. To me that means to first understand and know that we are all sons and daughters of a God who loves us and knows us personally. It also means standing up for what is right at all times and in all places. It means mourning with those who mourn and helping those who stand in need of help. It means recognizing what your duty is and doing it with honor. It means contributing to society and serving your neighbors. These are things my parents taught me and the way I try to live each day.