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Hi I'm David

I work as a staffing specialist. I enjoy rock climbing, kayaking, and playing music. I am a husband, a father, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a career-minded business professional. I have a bachelor's degree in business management, and am currently employed as an industrial staffing specialist. When I leave work, I enjoy nothing more than spending time with my wife and 2 year old daughter. We enjoy listening to music and watching movies together as a family. I also love playing music. I guess you could say I am a musical jack of all trades (but master of none). I play the guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, and french horn. Other hobbies involve anything outdoors. I love mountain biking, rock climbing, Kayaking, and hiking. In addition to my current career and hobbies, I am also very interested in health sciences. I am currently considering attending dental school and double majoring to get a D.M.D and an MBA.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents raised me as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I was baptized when I was 8 years old. That is how I became a Mormon. Here is the reason I AM a Mormon: As a teenager I rebelled against almost everything I was told to do. I went through life learning all of my lessons the hard way. I have never been one to just accept what others say. During this time I attended church every week with my family, but left my religious observances there. Growing up, I had been told that I would serve as a missionary. When the time came, I had almost no interest in it. I was trying to find the best way of letting my parents know that I was not going to go on a mission. One day I was sitting in church and had a strong impression that I needed to go on a mission. The best way I can describe the force of that impression is saying it was the spiritual equivalent of being hit over the head with a shovel. I knew what I needed to do, but was still not qualified to act. I realized that if I was going to go teach others about Jesus Christ and about the Book of Mormon, I needed to know for myself that Jesus is the Savior of mankind and that the Book of Mormon is a true book of scripture that testifies of Jesus Christ. After that realization, I devoted myself to studying, and praying about, the Book of Mormon. If it is false, then so is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. If it is false, then Joseph Smith was a liar. If it is false, then I would have no hope in figuring out which church out there has it right. If it is true (and I KNOW that it is), then Jesus, whom the Book of Mormon testifies of, is the Son of God, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is His church. God answered me through the peaceful confirmation of His Spirit. I know that this is God's true church. I know that the Book of Mormon is true. Most importantly, I know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the Savior of the world.

How I live my faith

My family is my top priority. I live my faith by trying to do everything I can to provide for them both physically and spiritually. At church I serve by teaching sunday school. I also serve the members of my congregation as an employment specialist. I meet with those who are either unemployed, underemployed, or just looking for some help in their career progression. I offer help with resume preparation, guidance in job searching, as well as help with connecting people to the employment resources provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. In addition to these 2 ways of serving, I also serve as a counselor in a presidency helping to organize efforts to look after and help many of the families in the congregation. We work to organize and guide the efforts of men in the church to go out in companionships to visit the homes of those families for whom we have a responsibility. The purpose of these visits is to assess both the physical and spiritual needs of each family. In doing so, we seek ways for the church to serve and support families.