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Hi I'm Nathan Peterson

I'm a Mormon. I'm married with three children. We've lived in four diffrent time zones and love the friends we've made.

About Me

I grew up in a small Western town with no plans of going to college or ever moving very far away. I served as a missionary for the church in Argentina for two years. After my mission I felt prompted to go to college, so I did. As I was nearing completion of my bachelors degree I felt strongly that I should get an MBA, so I did. I met my amazing wife through mutual friends while living in Las Vegas. We now have three wonderful children, we've lived in all four US time zones, and I've been to 47 of the 50 US states and many other countries in the world. Life hasn't gone as planned, it's been way better. I'm greatful for the guidance of the Holy Ghost in my life. I'm grateful for the love of the Savior and for the gospel of Jesus Christ in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a family that belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I grew up knowing that Jesus Christ was my Savior and that he loved me. As most young men in the church I planned on serving as a missionary for the church when I turned 19. I had many faith building experiences growing up and never really questioned the truthfulness of the gospel until a few months before I was to begin my two years of missionary service in Argentina. One day it hit me hard that I was about to travel thousands of miles from home and testify to people that I "knew" that Jesus Christ was my Savior and that his church had been restored. The only problem was that I didn't feel that I did know. All of a sudden I knew that I "believed" it to be true but that I would need more than that if I was going to be honest with the people I would teach as a missionary. I began to search the scriptures dilligently and I prayed as honestly and sincerely as I could many times a day. I plead with my Heavenly Father to help me to know the truthfulness of the things I'd been taught, the things that I'd studied, and the things that I believed to be true. During one such prayer I felt the calm, peaceful, happy feeling that I'd come to recognize as the fruits of the spirit, the confirmation of the Holy Ghost, I knew it was true. I've been blessed with many opportunities since that time to serve others, to share my testimony of the love of Jesus Christ, and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been restored to the earth. I wish everyone would take time to attend a church service, visit with the missionaries, talk with their Mormon friends and neighbors, and give the gospel of Jesus Christ an opportunity to touch your life.

How I live my faith

As a member of the church I've been given many opportunities to serve others. I've served in the young mens organizations and planned weekly activities. I've served as a scout master and watched the joy that scouting brings to a young mans life. I've been able to visit with various families on a regular monthly basis, I've made friendships that I will charish for my entire life. My wife has been the choir director so (blessing or not) I've been able to sing in the choir :). We've helped clean up after the floods in Nashville, the tornadoes in Alabama, floods in Southern Nevada, floods in Argentina, we've organized food drives, emergency preparedness fairs, HAM radio trainings, etc. etc. We get together frequently to play basketball, games, and converse with friends and neighbors. Being a member of the church is time consuming, but it really is just a way of life, and it's a very happy life. I've been given opportunities to make friends around the world and to share my love for the Savior through testimony and service. I LOVE BEING A MEMBER OF THIS CHURCH!