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Hi I'm Mike Austin

I was born in Manchester, England. have 2 sons, run my own business and am a comic book geek. Oh, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of 2 boys, who are 12 and 14. Their activities keep me busy. One does boxing and I take him there each week, and I help coach my other sons football team, twice a week. I also have a training business that takes me around the country and means I meet a lot of different people. I try to keep fit, but my love of food and especially chocolate does not help me in this challenge! And I have to admit I love comics. There I said it. I can't keep pretending they are for my boys. They are really mine.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church along with my 5 brothers and sisters. Although I was born into it, that isn't a predetermination that you will stay. Some of my siblings decided it wasn't for them. But I am a member because I know and have always known, that this is the true church of Jesus Christ. Although there are logical reasons I can look to, this knowledge comes from the feelings I have that cannot be denied that come from the Holy Ghost.

How I live my faith

I have served in most roles within the church but recently moved to a new area and currently work with my Bishop to help with the organisation of meetings etc. To me living my faith is about who I am all the time though, not just on a Sunday. I live my faith by keeping my principles at the forefront in my business life, with my sons and wherever I can. Do I sometimes fail? Yes, but its about keeping moving forward and improving.