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Hi I'm Joseph Johnson

I grew up in Wickenburg Az. I served a mission in Washington state. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have many names or titles Joseph, Son, Brother, Husband, Dad, Uncle, Coach, Teacher, CEO.... I enjoy playing sports as a form of exercise, racquetball, off road motorcycle riding, running, Golf... I enjoy working to feed my family and serving in my church calling as a primary teacher. I think my greatest joy comes from being a husband and a dad to our eight children. My wife loves to joke and have have fun she said to the neighbor some day we are going to have a big family at the time we had six children. The saying has stuck and we always say "some day we are going to have a big family".

Why I am a Mormon

I preyed to know if God was really there. It took 6+ months of earnestly seeking him tell I found my answer. The answer was so strong I could not deny his existence. He does live and he loves us I know this. Sence then I have studied pondered and prayed about the church and its teachings. I have come to know just as I know God lives that his is his church. I am a Mormon because I know this is God's True Church.

How I live my faith

Being the shortest kid in school and wearing glasses, I was teased, picked on, bullied and beaten up from 1st through 4th grades. I lived in fear and anger at most of my class mates. I thought boxing was the sport to play to solve my problems. I remember after about six months of training. I felt I was ready. To my grave disappointment all my class mates had changed. In a short six months as well. They no longer had a desire to pick on me. I was still the shortest kid in school and I still had glasses. I could not believe it, they even changed to a point of showing me respect and wanting me to play with them. I was completely baffled. I quickly began to realize my friends did not change, I did. I was the problem from the beginning. I was attracting all the bad with my lack of confidence and bad attitude. What freedom and peace it gave me when I realized all my anger and pain was caused by my own actions that I had the ability to change how people treated me all along. I could be or become whoever I wanted to be. The only thing stopping me was me. This defining moment was the beginning of many lessons that I have learned from this experience. I feel that it was the beginning of me taking responsibility for my own actions and not blaming others. As well I gained a great respect and desire to acquire more knowledge, and training so I can be prepared for what ever situation comes my way. I have evolved now. I have taken lessons from the Master’s hand. I am here today to tell you, you need not go any further then your knees and the scriptures. This is where I go now and will go forever for truth, knowledge, strength, confidence, faith and power. I have felt of the great wonders and miracles that come from doing the Lords biding. I love My Lord, I know him I feast on his words. It is only when I stand with God and in the spirit that I am all that I can be. In the name of Jesus Christ Amen