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Hi I'm Greg

I'm a husband and father of 4 incredible kids. I love sports, the ocean and a good read. When I'm not working, I'm with my family.

About Me

I love sports, especially baseball and college athletics. I also love anything to do with the ocean. I grew up surfing, body surfing and sailing in Southern California. I enjoy a good book, but usually a boring, non-fictional read. I love talking with my family about movies, books, people, politics, etc at the dinner table. We have great, intelligent and humorous discussions!I love my wife and my four kids. They mean everything to me. I'm a financial advisor, but when I'm not working, I'm usually with my family. I served a mission for the LDS church in Mexico and speak fluent Spanish even today, though I wish I had more of an opportunity to use it. I also have a strange liking of ancient history. My family rolls their eyes when I bring it up.

Why I am a Mormon

The most simplistic answer is, it's true! Otherwise, what's the point? The lifestyle is enriching, the principles and values are unsurpassed, the focus on family is wonderful, and the ability to use the bible along with other inspired scripture such as the Book of Mormon, to gain a greater understanding of truth and the Gospel of Jesus Christ, strengthens my faith, makes me a better husband, father, friend, neighbor and person. I can't imagine life without it. I can't imagine not having that perspective and passing it along to my children.

How I live my faith

Each member of the church is given a calling to work in his/her ward (congregation). It can be working with children, the youth, teaching, welfare, President of an auxilary organization, etc. I currently work with the Young Men's Program, with the 12 and 13 year old boys. I give lessons to them on Sundays, work with them in Scouts and other activities such as campouts, work with them as they are given leadership positions, and generally watch out for them. I have also had the opportunity of teaching the adult Sunday School class, teaching children, and working in a bishopric. It's a great thing to be able to volunteer your time and be part of that community. Our family has daily scripture study most evenings, family prayer at night before the kids go to bed. We eat most dinners together as a family when possible, and go to church on Sundays. I study the scriptures regularly (I love the Old Testament of all things) because I enjoy it, and try to glean examples from them to live a better life and teach my kids to do the same. One of the greatest blessings of being a Mormon, is understanding that families are forever. This perspective changes everything in my relationship with my wife and my kids.