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Hi I'm Steven Reynolds

I'm a Mormon. I was born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. I am married and live in Mossley, Tameside, England.

About Me

I work as a District Nurse. I have 5 children and enjoy spending time with them. I used to enjoy a variety of sports, particularly football, basketball, volleyball and martial arts. I enjoy relaxing in the garden and walking in the countryside when we have the chance.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church and enjoyed attending all of the activities in my youth. We had plenty of sports activities and dances which I thoroughly enjoyed. I listened during all of the lessons I attended and had a good understanding of the church's principles and beliefs. At about the age of 18, I decided that I needed to know for myself whether this church was true. One day I was speaking with a friend who had recently joined the church and he described how he felt about the church and described to me the feelings of the Holy Ghost and how he came to know that the church was true. I decided that night that I would follow his example and find out for myself whether what I had been taught was really God's word. I read through the testimony of the prophet Joseph Smith and prayed to know if this testimony was true. As I prayed I felt this wonderful feeling. Dismissing this, I again prayed to know whether this testimony was true. Again, I was overcome by this wonderful feeling of peace. Putting this down to coincidence however, I again prayed to know if the testimony I had read of Joseph Smith was true. This feeling of peace again came over me and I knew that this was the Holy Ghost confirming to me that what I had read was in deed true and that Joseph Smith really was a prophet, that he really had seen what he said he saw and that the Church of Jesus Christ had been restored. From this point I realised that I had to make changes in my life in order to live the way God wanted me to live.

How I live my faith

I have enjoyed many responsibilities whilst in church. I have taught children, youth and adults. I particularly enjoy teaching the primary and youth as they are so honest in their responses and full of faith. It is great to see people as they change as they grasp certain principles. I have been so lucky to see children I have taught, grow into young men and young women and then become leaders.