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Hi I'm Wally Stephens

I grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. I love to fly fish for cutthroat trout on the South Fork of the Snake River.

About Me

My passion is fishing with my wife floating down the river in our drift boat. Fly fishing to rising trout. I love fishing evenings when the caddis flies are hatching on the rivers. It is challengeing and rewarding. Tying flies to fool the trout on the South Fork or any stream or river gives me pleasure. I am a grandpa and I love to take my grandson fishing. I have retired from the home building and remodeling business and enjoy helping my children with home remodeling projects.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church in my early 30's. The missionaries taught me to pray and listen to the prompting of the Holy Ghost. I was inspired to read and pray about the Book of Mormon as they taught me my heart was opened to the Book of Mormon and that the message was true. The spirit testified to me. I was selling my pizza and bar business and changing my life so I could be home with my family. Joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint was the best thing I have done with my life. I am a Mormon because I love our Savior Jesus Christ. I love the teachings and blessings of the Book of Mormon. Priesthood blessing to my family are wonderful and I am grateful for that knowledge.

How I live my faith

I serve as an ordinance worker in the Idaho Falls Temple. I love to serve other people. I am a member of our local Lions Club we help provide glasses to people in need. I love to help others learn about Jesus Christ. I teach a class on the gospel principles for sunday school. Sharing my testimony gives me joy. My wife and I served an 18 month mission to northern California. We had a wonderful time helping the missionaries find housing and keepilng their phone in good repair. We loved working with the people of northern California.

Are Mormons Christians?

Wally Stephens
As the missionaries taught me the lessons I was impressed with the knowledge that Jesus Christ is our Savior and He died for me. That He is the Son of God and died for us. He loves us. Jesus Christ wants us to come home to be with him. I had the feeling they were helping me know the truth. Show more Show less