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Hi I'm Dennis Walker

I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day saints. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I have been a member of the LDS church all my life, but was raised in a family that was not active in the Church. I was partially active but didn't become fully active until I met my future wife Marty while attending Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. She was a convert to the LDS church, a country girl from the Blue Mountains of West Virginia, and I was a city boy raised in Portland, Oregon. City boy falls in love with a country girl made perfect match. We have been married for 49 years, have seven children (5 boys and 2 girls), and 23 grand children (24 on the way), all because two people fell in love.

Why I am a Mormon

It's simple why I'm a Mormon. I believe the Mormon faith contains the true plan of happiness for this life and the life to come, and I know that the plan works. I've seen it in my own life and the lives of my children, friends, and feIlow members. It's a recipe from Jesus Christ and our Father In Heaven that will bless me and my family. There is nothing in the Mormon faith that is not designed but to help me and my family through this life. I don't have to go it alone, but I can have all the blessings, guidance, and power from above to make this life truly a wonderful life. The Mormon faith gives me great opportunities to serve and be served. People in this faith truly care about me and my family and watch for ways to serve and help and whenever needed. I consider the people where I attend church my family, and they treat me and my family with love and friendship. I have had many miracles from above in my life that continually reaffirms, that God and Jesus truly care about me and will never give up on me when I have erred or gone astray. Because the Mormon faith is led by a prophet, who is a mouth piece for the Lord, who provides us with guidance and truth for our time is here and now, I know how to move forward with my family with faith, without all the questions. As our beloved prophet has stated, "Your future is as bright as your faith". Through life's joys and sorrows, blessings and tribulations, the Mormon Faith is a perfect plan for imperfect people to move forward and make the most of this life and be happy.

How I live my faith

First and foremst, I try to lead and bless the lives of our family. I also pray daily that I may be an instrument for my Heavenly Father and the Lord Jesus Christ and intersect with someone in need, that they may receive the help they need, that they may be led to the path that will help them receive the blessings the Lord will pour out upon them. I try to truly show that I care about the people around me and share the good news of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. I give out Books of Mormon to anyone who might be interested. I serve in the church, like all other members without monetary compensation, as a Sunday school instructor in the Gospel Doctrine course, currently leading the discussions on the precious truths contained in the book of Mormon. Last year, we discussed the New Testament. I love to sing, and I am blessed to sing in the church choir, and have the opportunity periodically to sing solos in our Sacrament meetings, at funerals, and at church parties. When I sing in sacred meetings, I truly feel the Spirit of the Lord with me. When it comes to singing, the answer is always YES! I also serve as a home teaching companion to two families that are wonderful examples of how the Mormon faith has blessed their lives. My wife and I read the scriptures daily, individually and together, pray individually and together daily, attend church meetings weekly where we can partake of the sacrament and renew our baptismal covenants and worship the Lord and be instructed and edified, have family home evenings, and go to the temple often. We feel blessed and guided as we do these things.