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Hi I'm Tyler

I'm a Dad. I'm a Husband. I work in government and taught college public speaking. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was in college debate with many liberal people but I was able to compete and live my religion regardless of other opinions. They don't agree with us, but they respect the fact that I live by my LDS values. I taught in university for several years and then became a worker for the United States Government. I like to play video games, watch movies, hang out with my friends (mormons and nonmormons), and I love to watch most sports. Im grateful for a wonderful wife and family and I am happy I was raised the way I was. Im a Mormon and would be happy to talk with anyone interested in learning more about my religion.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in a Mormon home. When I was 19 I was asked to serve a full time voluntary mission. I decided that if I was to be a Mormon and do a mission, I should find out if this is really what I believed. I read the Book of Mormon on my own for the first time in my life, cover to cover. By the middle of the Book I knew it was the word of God and I could believe in what it taught. I came closer to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I dedicated my life at that point to living the principles of the gospel. So I felt after learning this information for myself, I should share what I knew and served my mission. I have continued to be an active member since I served a mission. I know the principles of the gospel are true and most importantly that Christ is my Savior and Heavenly Father wants me to be happy, and return to Him someday. Im thankful for this wonderful knowledge in my life. I am also Mormon because it provides me with the guiding light of Jesus Christ in an often dark and evil world. As I remember Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and the principles I live by, I find that the wickedness drains away. Regardless of difficult experiences or circumstances that come up at home, work or elsewhere, living the gospel provides me with constant true joy and that keeps me going.

How I live my faith

I am a member of a family ward which includes about 600 members in families aging from babies to the very elderly. I provide service and sometimes visit members homes to share spiritual messages from time to time. I share my Mormon story with friends at work who have questions about why I am a Mormon. I served a Mormon mission for two years in Italy and loved sharing the gospel with the Italian people. In the past I have also worked with the leadership of local congregations, and young men and young women's groups (ages 12-18).