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Hi I'm David

I grew up in Salt Lake City, went on a mission to Italy. Now I am a husband, father, dentist, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Salt Lake City and attended Brigham Young University. I went to Dental School at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I am married and have two great kids. I am a dentist in Elma Washington.

Why I am a Mormon

I have great parents and six sisters. I was raised in the church and decided to find ou tofr myself if it was true before I committed to go on a mission. I followed the examples of great people around me and knew that the gospel of Jesus Christ was central in their lives and I wanted that for myself and my futre family.

How I live my faith

I attend church meetings regularly and help with cub scouts. I try to be a good example to others and follow Christ's teachings.

What do Mormons believe about family?

David
In “The Family: A Proclamation to the World” many Mormon beliefs about families are outlined. One of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ core beliefs is that family relationships can last forever—not just for this life. Just as some of life’s sweetest joys can come through family associations, the loss of a beloved family member can be a source of our deepest sorrows. But death does not need to be the end of our relationships with cherished loved ones. The Lord revealed to the Prophet Joseph Smith that the “same sociality which exists among us here will exist among us there [in eternity], only it will be coupled with eternal glory” (Doctrine and Covenants 130:2). Family members who accept the Atonement of Jesus Christ and follow His example can be together forever through sacred ordinances performed in God’s holy temples. Jesus gave to Peter the power to have things sealed on earth and sealed in heaven (Matthew 16:19). This same sealing power was restored to Joseph Smith. Mormon’s believe that they can be “sealed” or bound together through His power enabling them to live together in eternity. Show more Show less