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Hi I'm Alan

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, my name is Alan. I am a husband, dad, and grandpa. I like to ride bikes, travel, golf, read, and fish in the beautiful streams of southeast Idaho. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a home full of love, with four brothers and one sister. My parents taught me about Jesus Christ and his teachings, while in my youth and throughout my life. My father baptized me and confirmed me a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, when I was eight years old. Through the years, I have come to know, that Joseph Smith did indeed see God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ. The authority of the Priesthood, to act in God's name, has been restored to the earth once again. Joseph Smith was the instrument in the Lord's hands to translate the record that is available to all, as the Book of Mormon, Another Testament of Jesus Christ. I have read the Book of Mormon many times and I try to read in the B. or M. each day. I know that it is a true record. I am grateful for the love that Jesus Christ has for all mankind, by making it possible for each of us to be resurrected and live forever, with perfect bodies. I am grateful for the principle of repentance, and for the atonement of Jesus Christ, which allows us to make changes in our lives, and move forward, trying to do the very best that I can, to follow Jesus Christ's example.

How I live my faith

It is a privilege to teach and work closely with a group of 10 and 11 year old boys, in class each Sunday, and then during the week, in our 11 year old Boy Scout patrol. I try to live my life in such a way, that I can be a good example for these boys to follow. This is how I tried to teach my own children, by leading, giving them a guide to follow. Each month it is a privilege to watch over and be of assistance to two elderly widows, a single mother with three children and a married couple in our congregation. This is part of the Lord's plan to "Watch over the Church".