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Hi I'm Rob Hart

I'm a husband, a father, a grandfather. I'm a business consultant and an avid disc golfer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am interested in way too many things and in fact, that is one of my shortcomings. I love to read and love to learn - going to school is fun for me. I play disc golf regularly and I have designed several disc golf courses. I enjoy many types of music and one of my favorite pastimes is to attend live concerts with my wife. I like bluegrass music specifically, and even play a little banjo. I am interested in photography and am rarely without my camera. I like to cook and am a decent Dutch oven chef. I go on an annual "guy trip" with my brother and a couple of cousins to places like Mexico, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, North Carolina, Colorado and the Grand Canyon. I am a business coach by profession and am interested in the psychology of success as a consequence. I am a devoted (but not perfect) husband, father and grandfather. In short, as my mother would tell me, I am a "jack of all trades, and master of none",

Why I am a Mormon

I didn't want to become a Mormon and when first introduced to the Mormon church I resisted it for as long as I could. It all started back in high school when I began dating a young lady who I later found out was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I remember one night as we walked together, she told me that she was a Mormon. My response was, "What's a Mormon"? At the time I was agnostic and was not interested in religion, nor was I looking for a church. Out of curiosity I began to investigate the Mormon church, reading both anti-Mormon books, as well as the Book of Mormon. I took the missionary lessons and did not join the church. Frankly, part of my hesitation was that I didn't want to prove my friends right who had told me that since I was dating a Mormon girl, I would join the Mormon church. Finally, as I presented another question in my endless list of my questions to the older gentleman who had not yet given up on me, he told me something that changed everything for me. He said, "Rob, you will never be able to prove the truth of the church using logic, you must read Moroni chapter 10 in the Book of Mormon and pray to find out if it is true." He told me that if I received an affirmative answer to my prayer then I should join the church and if I did not receive an answer, I should not be baptized. I read for several months, I prayed - not knowing if I was praying to God, or talking to myself - and then one night I received an answer that I could not deny, the sure knowledge that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints is true and that I should be baptized. And now 30 plus years later, I have 5 children and 3 (soon to be 6) grandchildren with that young woman that I dated in high school. Further, I still have that same testimony that the church is true.

How I live my faith

I have served in many positions at church including a number of adult and youth teaching positions. Most frequently I find myself working with the the young men in the 14 - 15 year old age range. My responsibilities typically include teaching lessons on Sunday and also working with the boys on Wednesday evenings as they give service, work on boy scout advancement and generally have good fun.