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Hi I'm Rob Sharpe

I was raised a Lutheran. I have lived the greatest portion of my life in Arizona. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love classic cars. I enjoy working with my hands. I go to car shows and spent some time racing and playing sports. I was first introduced to the church through a friend who lived with me for some time. I always was impressed by his family and their closeness. I married a member of the church, originally with the caveat that she not try to convert me. I was befriended and grew to love the members of our ward. Soon, I was taking the lessons and wanted to emulate the people I was around. I struggled with the decision to convert for several years. My family was very against my conversion, but I finally realized I must do what is right. I was baptized and became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It was the best decision of my mortal life. I sometimes feel overwhelmed, but I try to forge ahead and learn more each and every day. The peace I feel is awesome.

Why I am a Mormon

It was apparent that the people I looked up to were members of this church. I knew that if one wanted to be more like those one looks up to, one would have to spend time with them. After all, who do we become, but like those we spend time with. I decided I wanted to be like the members that I had come in contact with. It is not easy, but it is worth it.....

How I live my faith

I try every day to live the commandments and be like Jesus Christ. I know I fall far short, but each day is a new chance to try to be more like him. I try to be a good example, again falling far short, to those around me. I have been a member for about ten years and enjoy working with the youth, most. Currently I am the leader of the mens group in our congregation. I hope I will learn to be a better person and example to those around me. I have a lot to learn and enjoy my time with the members of our ward.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Rob Sharpe
We do not worship Joseph Smith any more than other Christians worship Moses. We feel Joseph was a valiant man and he opened the latest dispensation of our Heavenly Father's work here on the earth. We revere Joseph for his determination and faith, even while he suffered persecution for his beliefs. In a country, that was founded on the belief that one could have religious freedom, Joseph was killed for his faith. This is remarkable and a great example for those of us living today. Show more Show less