Nathan: cancer, travel, family man, Mormon.

Hi I'm Nathan

About Me

I am a dad of 4 beautiful children. I love playing and watching sports. I work as a Statistician doing cancer research. I love spending time with my family. We tend to travel a lot and I've been to every state in the US, except Alaska and Hawaii. I love playing with my kids and seeing new sites.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, in part, because I was raised in a Mormon family in the great potato state of Idaho. I am so grateful I was raised in the Mormon faith with loving parents who taught me the gospel of Jesus Christ by example. They taught me from a young age to follow the example of Jesus Christ and to avoid drugs, alcohol, and smoking. Despite the wonderful family I grew up in, it wasn't until I went out on my own for 2 years on a Mormon mission that I really learned to appreciate my family and the great land of America. While on my mission to Australia, I gained a powerful witness that Jesus Christ is my personal Savior and that he loves me. I also gained a knowledge through prayer and study that the Book of Mormon is another true witness of Jesus Christ, as is the Bible. The more I live my life, the more I realize that happiness only comes through following the teachings of Jesus Christ. I am so grateful to be a Mormon, where Jesus Christ is truly at the center of my faith. I love attending church with people who not only believe in Jesus Christ, but strive to become more like him every day. I'm a Mormon because it brings me peace, happiness, and direction. I am truly happy to be a Mormon and I love to share my Christian faith with others. I am also grateful that God continues to speak through a living prophet today, just as he did in Bible times. God truly loves us today as much as he ever has and will lead us, as we seek him through prayer.

Personal Stories

Please explain the part prayer plays in your life?

Prayer keeps me going in life. Without prayer, I would be filled with darkness. Prayer to my Heavenly Father brings me hope, direction, and happiness. I know my Heavenly Father lives and that I am his son. When I pray, I feel like my life is being directed by my Heavenly Father and life goes so much better. I know that he hears and answers my prayers as well. I am so grateful for prayer and know that it can continue to bless my life for the better.

How I live my faith

I teach a Sunday School class to 14 and 15 year olds at church. I teach them the gospel of Jesus Christ from the scriptures. I love sharing my knowledge of Jesus Christ with them. I also regularly visit a few of the families that attend our church to share a message of hope with them and help them, as needed. I also love helping others as well. I love spending time with my family and sharing my faith with them.