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Hi I'm LaMar

I grew up in Las Vegas. I married a farmer's daughter. I'm the father of five. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Las Vegas, NV when the city was half the size it is now. My best friends were all members of the Church. We camped together, biked together, worked out out Eagle Scout ranks together, and went to church together. I have since learned the value of friends - great friends - who share the same convictions you do. We helped each other live the standards we were taught and each of us ended up sharing with each other as we served full-time missions throughout the world. I've been married for more than 20 years. My wife and I welcomed five children into our life - 3 boys then 2 girls. We have been blessed with great children who believe, share and exhibit the same principles my wife and I both grew up with. We love raising them in the Pacific Northwest!!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family that shares a long and rich history of church membership. In that respect, my participation in this church was not done by any choice of my own - it was how I was raised. However, it is my sincere pleasure to have had many unmistakable witnesses provided to me by the Holy Spirit that the principles taught are true and valid. We teach people to be good and to do good to everyone. We believe that when we are serving others, we are truly serving our Heavenly Father. I believe in Jesus Christ. I seek to be more like that One born in Bethlehem. He spent His life in service to me. He gave His life so that I could gain mine. He lives and provides direction to me through a living prophet today.

How I live my faith

My participation in this church in woven deeply into my day-to-day activities. It brings me pleasure to be active in the lives of others and to share the love of Jesus Christ. My greatest joys are found in my interaction with the young people of the church. They are so good and happy and true. In 2012 we gathered a large number of these young people (age 12-18) and rode bicycles over 30 miles from our homes to the temple. This act of endurance helped bring to life how rewarding overcoming daily challenges to maintain worthiness to enter the temple can be.