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Hi I'm Mark

I grew up in Texas, I am an Engineer, own my own business, I raise cattle, Love to hunt and have a wonderful family!

About Me

I have a wonderful family that I love to hang out with. We enjoy being outside and love to raise cattle, chickens and even bees! My sons and I love to follow sports and hunting/fishing. I try to be a good example to them and teach them how to treat others while sharing our hobbies with them.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been raised a Mormon all of my life. I have not always lived the gospel of Jesus Christ as I should have, but because of the atonement of Jesus Christ I have been forgiven and now I have the opportunity to feel His love and blessings in my life in a very real way. I am comforted in my life in knowing that the restored gospel of Jesus Christ is blessing me with peace in a very unpeaceful world. As I pray daily with my family, I can feel the presence of my Lord in giving me wisdom and direction personally. As a parent, it is amazing to me to see the trust that my children put into praying for things that affect them in their lives. The more I put the gospel of Jesus Christ to the test in my life, the more I rely on His strength in helping me to be the best person I can be! I love my Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ! I know that as I make better choices and become the person that my Heavenly Father expects me to be, that I will be blessed and can hopefully bless others as a result of that perfect love that is given to me.

How I live my faith

I currently work with the teenagers at our church. I love interacting with them as they often teach me of how I should or could have been a better person at that age myself! They keep me young and are great examples to me of how to follow Jesus Christ. I am amazed at how well they follow their conscience and make great choices with SO MANY distractions in their lives. They give me confidence that the rising generation is here and we older people have nothing to worry about. I am inspired by their willingness to follow Jesus Christ no matter what!

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Mark
I love the Bible and consider it the word of God. I believe that the stories told in the Bible, give us a greater understanding of Jesus and his ministry in and around Jerusalem. The Bible helps us to understand how the Lord would have us to live our lives today! We as Mormons, believe the King James version of the Bible and study it along with the Book of Mormon which we believe is "Another testament of Christ". Together they give us a complete understanding of how the Lord expects us to live today. Show more Show less