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Hi I'm Adam

I was homeschooled while I was younger. I own a small business with a friend. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised in Idaho, where I was homeschooled until highschool--education was really important to my parents. In highschool I attended a local charter school where I had great experiences with leadership and service projects of all kinds. At 16, I started working and have worked ever since at various jobs ranging from fast food to construction to tech support. I attended BYU for a year, and then served a mission for the Church. After returning, I resumed studies at BYU where I met my wife. We later transferred to USU in Logan where we had our first son. I enjoy being with my family (when I'm not working or studying) and spend time working on engines, computers, puzzles, and music.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church by my parents. Ever since I was young, they taught me that I had to know for myself if the teachings of the gospel were true. I read my scriptures, prayed, and attended church meetings regularly, but didn't really seek the answer for myself for quite a long time. It wasn't until I was college aged (living on my own led me to ask important questions) that I started truly seeking answers. I knew that I had felt good many times before when doing what I was taught, but needed a more firm foundation. Visiting our Temple and praying sincerely gave me enough of a foundation that I felt I could serve as a missionary for the church. Once I was in the service of our God, I found that more and more personal revelation was given to me. This didn't usually come to me in a "spectacular" kind of way. Rather, as I studied the scriptures, and pondered about the things I had read, I would feel a comforting, sweet feeling gradually surround me. I can't describe the feeling well, but it was always of pure good--a feeling I knew must come from God. Such experiences have since served to guide me and to help me find peace in hard times. It's not always easy to be diligent with daily scripture study and prayer, but the foundation of faith always brings me back to those things--they make me happy and help me in all areas of life.

How I live my faith

In church, I teach class once a month to the men in the congregation. Twice a year, the Prophet and Apostles speak to the whole church in a two day conference. My lessons are based on select talks given during that conference, and I really enjoy the opportunity to study them in depth and present them to others. I try not to miss out on any of the activities held at our Church--Halloween and Christmas celebrations are a lot of fun, and other events throughout the year make it easier to get to know new members.