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Hi I'm Paulo Lopez

I am a convert mormon, I am married, I have 3 childrens, I am a happy man.

About Me

I am a husband and father of 3 children, I studied Biology at the Autonomous University of Mexico and a Masters in Environmental Engineering at the Autonomous University of Puebla. I like exercising regularly, I enjoy the food and outdoor activities. If I had a chance to continue practicing mountaineering but now I prefer doing things with my wife. We were recently called to serve as president of Mission in Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico for the next three years, we are in preparation to begin July 1, 2012.

Why I am a Mormon

When my father died I was 8, a couple of years later we met a family member of the Church of Jesus Christ who came to the United States of America, my older brother Alfonso was baptized, but we preach and invited activities Church was not until I was 17 actually showed interest in finding out whether the Church was true, I prayed every night until one night I knew that the true Church and wanted to be baptized, about the same time my brother Ruben received confirmation and 10 August 1980 were baptized my mother and five of us, my brother Gustavo was baptized a few years earlier and was serving a full-time mission at that time. Since then I have remained faithful to the Church, I served as full-time missionary from 1982 to 1984, I sealed for eternity in the Temple of Mexico City in 1987 with Josephine Melo, God blessed our home with 3 wonderful children who have grown in light and truth. I developed a strong testimony of the Church that has allowed me to cope with the challenges of my life, I have 24 years of marriage, I love my wife and my children, I can have an eternal family if we are faithful to our covenants, is that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true church on earth, is that the Book of Mormon is the word of God as the Bible that I read, I know we have Prophets and Apostles who run the church and receive revelation from God to lead it. I know that Christ lives, my Savior and my Redeemer, who paid for my sins and if I repent and persevere to the end I can return to the presence of my Heavenly Father. I know I am a child of God and he loves me, I declare this in the name of Jesus Amen.

How I live my faith

I earn my living honestly, work hard every day, but I keep Sunday as the Lord's Day, I dedicate this day to attend church and to serve my fellow man. In the church I served in many callings I have been young men's president, Sunday school teacher, high school teacher of religion, full-time missionary, missionary leader, branch president, bishop, high councilor, counselor in stake of three different presidents, leader of group of high priests and now the Lord is calling me to serve as President of Mission at the Mission Jalapa Mexico, this appeal will have the opportunity to guide hundreds of young people to develop and strengthen their own witness of the Church and the truths of the gospel, to honor their agreements, to have confidence in yourself, know your divine potential so that they become people of good for society and the church. I paid a tenth of my income without fail all my life and I feel that this is why the Lord has blessed us in every aspect of my life. I've learned that this church is a church of giving not only ask, as we give of our time, our talents and everything we own for our similar to that extent the Lord blesses us, he never will be a duty . The Lord Jesus Christ has prospered in everything I undertake, my business, my appeals and my children. My oldest daughter was married in the holy Temple last year and pray that soon I do for my family grandfather continues to grow. I try to be a good neighbor, helped in my neighborhood and my city, I cut the handle and I like knowing that people can count on me when needed, try to follow the teachings of our Lord Jesus Christ to love and respect my neighbor as myself.