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Hi I'm Seth

I was born in Illinois. I'm a father of 4 and have a beautiful wife! I love having fun and being outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Illinois, Iowa and Arizona, the latter of which I graduated from High School. After serving a wonderful two year mission in the Philippines, I graduated from college. I married my beautiful wife when I was 24 years old and we now have four children, two of which are identical twin boys! Early on in my marriage, I was working a full time job, going to college full time and working a 2nd part time job on the weekends. During this time, my wife and I had been married for three years and we had three children in diapers. Life was incredibly busy and stressful but we made it through those tough years and have a deeper love and respect for one another. I know that trials can make us stronger and deepen our love for one another and the Lord. I enjoy many things, namely hunting, fishing, camping, sports and spending time with my family. Life is wonderful!

Why I am a Mormon

As I grew up in the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon church), I often times had strong spiritual experiences as I listened to beautiful music and wonderful teachers. I know that those feelings came from the Spirit. It was a testimony to me that the things I was listening to were true. As I matured, I read the entire Book of Mormon and prayed to our Heavenly Father and asked him if the things I had read were true. I felt a calmness come over me and knew that the book was true. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and strive to follow his example. I believe many people in this world confuse pleasure for happiness, so my wife and I are raising our children in this gospel because we know that true happiness comes from following Christ.

How I live my faith

I currently serve as a Bishop in our ward. In that calling and responsibility, I have the opportunity to work closely with the youth. I enjoy the many spiritual experiences I've had with them. I have learned a lot from watching their faithful examples and seeing their love for the Lord. They have high moral standards and are a light and joy to those around them. As part of this calling, I also have the privilege of associating with the wonderful adults of our ward. It is such a blessing to be friends with so many who share the same beliefs and love the Lord as I do. There is a synergistic strength we receive as we learn from one another and work to raise our families in this sometimes difficult world.

Are Mormons Christians?

Seth
Yes, Mormons are definitely Christians. We believe in Christ and follow his commandments and loving example. Show more Show less