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Hi I'm Josh Butler

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a husband to an amazing wife, and a father to three wonderful children. I enjoy most of what life has to offer, and try to view each day as a blessing. I stay involved in most sports and enjoy the great outdoors. I consider myself a well-rounded individual having experienced or witnessed many of the joys and pains that is a part of life. Through it all, however, my family continues to be blessed...for which, I am extremely grateful.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised a Mormon. Though I'm not quite sure where it all began, Mormonism has be a part of our family for at least four generations. That being said however, being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has to be an individual choice. For me, it is a simple one. I've never had any doubts as to the validity of what I believe...it all makes very clear sense. My family is my example of everything that Mormonism ascribes to: the sancitity of marriage, a husband and wife trying to work and provide for their children's every need, and to watch kids grow and choose to become examples of all that is good. The idea that this is a glimpse of what eternity is like makes our Father in Heaven real; it makes the Atonement of Jesus Christ sweet; and it makes the Restoration of the gospel through the prophet Joseph Smith a wonderful gift to all of God's children who choose to accept it.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith as an 'all encompassing' lifestyle. I'm like most other guy: play sports, love the outdoors, being with my wife and children, and work hard for what I have. I live my faith in every aspect of my life, beit work or play, Sunday or any other day of the week. I've served in varying capacities within the church, everything from watching little children in the nursery during Sunday services, to working with the young men/Boy Scouts, to overseeing the physical and spiritual welfare of the men/families of the ward(s) in which we've lived. In my professional life I have worked in rough, 'blue-collar' manufacturing as well as a clean, rewarding career in medicine. Through life I've had to adjust on the fly, yet the one thing that has remained constant has been my faith and service in the church. The consistent opportunities to serve has kept me grounded in what truely is important...for that, I am grateful for the church in my life.