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Hi I'm Mike Perkis

Father of five, born and bred in Leeds. Married to my childhood sweetheart. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Married to my childhood sweetheart, now a proud father of five. Passionate about sport and enjoy my nighttime runs (the last half mile at least!). Property has been a big part of my professional life in one form or another.

Why I am a Mormon

Made a conscious decision aged 16 to commit myself to life as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, having had a small taste of what the world had to offer and realising for myself that nothing compared to the sweetness of living the gospel. A decision to serve a mission for the church soon followed and at aged 18 I spent the best two years of my life to that point serving in the Great Canada Calgary Mission. There my testimony of the Saviour and his restored church was strengthened as I taught others the simple truths of his gospel and saw lives change for the better as they embraced those truths.

How I live my faith

Try to live my faith first and foremost in my role as a husband and a father. Have worked with the youth in the church for most of my adult life, which has been a tremendous blessing (to me at least!) - highlights have been the annual camps (13 and counting) which have included skinning rabbits, getting stuck in potholes and sleeping out under the stars.