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Hi I'm Mike

I grew up in Missouri and New Jersey. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a father of three kids. I work as an automations technician. I learned guitar by teaching myself when I was young, and have loved playing ever since. I work with computers and originally wanted to work on artificial intelligence. I was a wrestler in high school, and actually enjoyed my time as a high school student. I was a kid who enjoyed physics, chemistry, american history, auto shop and wood shop.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized a few months after my mother found the faith and was baptized. I enjoyed the church functions as a child, and that's what helped me decide to be baptized. During that time, I learned the teachings of the church and that helped me during my teenage years. It wasn't until I saw what being without the gospel was that I realized how blessed I was for having it.

How I live my faith

I work in the nursery at our church. Some would say this would be hard for an old fat guy to do, and they'd be right! But, little kids play with the best toys, the ones that require imagination to power them. I served as a missionary in France for two years. I've lived in the same area for about twenty years and have been involved with my local church in whatever the Lord calls me to do.

Are Mormons Christians?

My family was brought up Southern Baptist. My great uncle was a fine reverend in Kansas and the most Christian man I've ever known. I try to emulate his example of his faith. We had things that were different about our faiths, and we had things that were similar. Mostly, though, we had Jesus Christ as our Savior and Redeemer. I am a Christian. I follow the teachings of Christ, Jesus, the Son of the living God. I follow Him who bled at Gethsemene, who died at Golgotha, who arose from the tomb three days later, whom the disciples testified the 'Good News' that He is risen. I believe the gospel to be restored in my day and His church to be again on the earth, as it bears His name: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Show more Show less