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Hi I'm Scott

I'm a Husband, Father of 5 wonderful Children and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Arizona. I love all this state has to offer but I love traveling outside of it too. California is my second home and I love traveling there each summer with my family. I have 5 wonderful children who have filled my life with so many different experiences and brought alot of joy and happiness. They are 11, 9 year old twins, 4 and 8 months. I have a beautiful wife named Julianne who I love and adore. I appreciate the many great qualities she possesses. I love sports, excercise, hiking, I am a scuba diver and go anytime time permits, which isn't too often, but still love the ocean both above and beneath. My kids have taken to sports and I love watching them play and experience the joy and pain of success and defeat and working hard to become the best they can be. Family, Church, Work, Sports are my life right now and I wouldn't trade it for anything else in the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a Mormon. I have wonderful parents that raised me and my 4 brothers and 2 sisters well. I learned from my parents and through life experience the value of hard work, serving others and the happiness that life brings by making good choices. These experiences I mention have largely come through being a member of this church. My church teaches all these things and there are many other benefits my church membership has brought. First, it offers me a path, values to live by that are shared by millions of members of my faith. Our church is centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the way Christ showed us to live is not always easy, but my experience has been that, in the end, it is worth it! My church membership has given me many opportunities to serve others, to better myself, to know that I have a loving Heavenly Father that loves me. I know that I can live with my Family forever after we die if we all strive to live good lives and obey the commandments God has given us. I feel lucky to have been born a member of this church because I believe it's true and have known that most my life. However, I realize the life blood of this church comes through new converts. I have personally seen lives changed and have participated in helping others come unto Christ. This is another aspect that has strengthed my belief that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the right way to live in this life. I want my children to be members of this church because I want them to have the same values and morals that I feel offer them the best chance to have happiness and peace in this life.

How I live my faith

When I was 19, I served a two year mission in the Micronesia, Guam mission. These 2 years are a highlight of my life. I loved my mission service, it strengthened my belief in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and taught me many life skills that have prepared me for marriage, work and life in general. I grew to love these Island people on Chuuk and Guam. I can't wait to go back and visit my mission again someday. I currently serve in my favorite calling so far in the church, 1st Counselor in the Bishopric. This calling has given me many opportunities to work with the youth in my ward, serve others, teach, counsel and get to know most of the wonderful members of my ward. I help coach my sons baseball and football teams.

What do Mormons believe happens to us after we die? What do Mormons believe about life after death?

Scott
When we die our spirits go back home to that God who gave us life (Alma 40). There is then a period of time where we dwell in the spirit world where we are taught and continue to gain knowledge. We will be with our family that has passed on. Those who did not have the opportunity to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ in this life will get that chance to accept it or not in the spirit world. There will then be a judgement day where we will be held accountable for how we lived our lives and also a resurrection where our spirit and bodies will be reunited, never to be seperated again. Show more Show less