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Hi I'm Matt Praay

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married with three boys. I work quite a lot, like to play golf, like cars. Hanging out with friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I came to know of the church because of my wife. I took the lessons, but what happened was I had a clear vision of being baptized for my father ( an ordinance performed in the temple) who was dead. My father was an alcoholic who abandoned my mom and I when I was five. I saw him once when I was eleven, he was sober. He took me out for dinner, dropped me off, said he would pick me up next weekend, but never did. I harbored a lot of resentment towards him for a long time. I knew that the gospel had softened my heart. I did not understand everything about the church or its history but I took it upon faith. I learn more everyday. That was September 2008. I know this church is true. I know Joseph Smith to be a prophet of God. I know that Jesus Christ is my savior & redeemer. Becomming a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints is the best thing that could have happened to me. I leave this with you in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I do my best to help people. When you are in the service of your fellow man, you are in the service of your God. I lead my family in scripture study and prayer on a consistent basis. I bear my testimony to others.