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Hi I'm Greg

I'm a fireman, a native Georgian, a Bulldawg, a father of four and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love being a father and husband. I enjoy reading books to my kids and rolling around in the floor with them. Baby cuddles are the best and there is nothing more satisfying than seeing your child smile. I am a fireman. I love my job and I'm good at what I do. There is no feeling that quite compares to going into a burning building and making a difference in someone's life. I also work at a recycling center. It is a good feeling, knowing that by doing my job well, I can have an impact on our world in a positive way. I enjoy being in the outdoors. I like the thrill of catching a big fish or seeing my kids catch one. I enjoy the excitement of having a deer walk into view and seeing my sons' eyes fill with anticipation. I love comic books and the world of imagination that can be created on their pages. I have lost count of the numbers in my collection. I love to draw and sketch and someday hope to become a published author and artist.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized in my late 20's. I never really knew what was missing from life until I found it. I was always searching for a sense of belonging or purpose. When I was introduced to the gospel of Jesus Christ it was like coming home. I suddenly understood. I was hearing things that I had never heard before, but already knew. I love the power of the Book of Mormon and the influence for good that it has had in my life. I know that Jesus Christ is the Savior of all mankind. I know that He atoned for our sins and died on the cross so that we might all live again. I know that He lives and is as real as you or I. I know that through repentance, we can be cleansed of sin and return to live with our Father in Heaven. I know that He loves us and wants what's best for us. I know that He guides and directs us in our daily lives. I am grateful that we can be close to Him through prayer and know that He hears us and answers us. I have felt Him and have received, through answer to prayer, confirmation of the truthfulness of the Gospel. I know that Joseph Smith, as a young boy, saw and spoke to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. This event was a pivotal moment in human history. I have a testimony that the Savior stands at the head of this church today. I have a testimony of eternal families and have entered into the temple of God to be sealed to my wife through time and all eternity, not just until death do us part. Life is good. I am grateful to have the Gospel in it to act as a buffer to all the madness in this crazy world of ours.

How I live my faith

I have served in the church in a number of ways since being baptized. My first calling was as a basketball referee. I have taught the youth and adults alike. I have served in a number of leadership positions and am currently serving as Scoutmaster of our Boy Scout Troop. Serving with the boys is never boring, but their example is an inspiration to me, not the other way around. Our youth are so strong and courageous and willing to stand up for what they believe. They are wonderful examples of disciples of Christ and I am amazed at how quickly they pull together when there is a need. They are so selfless and concerned for others. I hope that I can be half of the man that they already are at such a young age.