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Hi I'm Greg

I became a Mormon at 18, after meeting the love of my life! I served in the US Air Force, and lived all over the world.

About Me

I was born and raised as a member of an Air Force family, and have lived all over the world. In fact, I also served in the Air Force for 26 years, having flown the F-4 Phantom jet for a period of time. I currently live in England, and consider it my 2nd home, having lived in England with my family twice before. I have been married for 35 years and have 6 children, 9 grandchildren and counting. They are the love of my life! We are an international family, as my oldest daughter is married to an Englishman, and my oldest son to a Brazilian. My family is the most important part of my life, and all my activities, interests and hobbies are centered on them. I enjoy traveling, spending time with my grandchildren, and returning home from work each day to my lovely wife and eternal companion! We love to serve others together, and have immersed ourselves in Church service.

Why I am a Mormon

At age 16, I met the love of my life, who 7 years later became my wife and Eternal Companion! It was she and her family that introduced me to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. After hearing and being taught about the Church from sister missionaries, I knew that what I was being taught was true. So much so that I felt I already knew what I was hearing. Somewhere in my memory, I was recalling the things I already knew. I was baptized at age18, as the 1st member of the Church in my family. I began attending the Mormon Church, and although not members, my family decided to join me. Although I was raised in the Methodist faith, my family only attended church on special occasions and holidays. But I was born and raised of goodly parents. About a year after I was baptized, I baptized my younger brother. Then a year after, I baptized my Mother; and finally a year after that my Father. We were sealed together as a family in the Manti, UT Temple for time and all eternity. Knowing what I knew then and now - where I came from before this life, why I am here on earth, and where I am going after this life, I can't imagine not being with my family, both immediate and extended, throughout all eternity. So why am I a Mormon? Because I know that God, our Father in Heaven lives; that His Son Jesus Christ is our Savior and Redeemer, and through His Infinite Atonement He suffered and died for us that we might live with Him again. That He was resurrected, and that HE LIVES! I know that Joseph Smith was and is a prophet of God, who was called to restore the full Gospel to the earth in these the last days. That through him the true Church, Priesthood authority, and Book of Mormom were again restored to the earth. We have a living prophet on the earth today, as in ancient times, who is the Lord's mouthpiece. I know that the Book of Mormon is true, and with the Bible is another witness of Jesus Christ. I so testify of these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormom), my life is centered around my family, and service to others. I was married and sealed to my family for all time and eternity in the Temple, and I live my life and faith with the knowledge and assurance that Families Can and Will Be Together Forever! Daily personal and family prayer is an important part of my life. Families that pray together, stay together, and that is what we do. Likewise, regular personal and family scripture study helps us to draw closer to our Heavenly Father, and to our Savior Jesus Christ, and that is what we also strive to do. Service to others and to God is an important part of my life, and helps me to forget my own troubles and challenges in life, and lose myself in the service of my fellowmen. I currently serve in the Church as a member of our Ward (congregation) Bishopric, as the 1st Counselor to our Bishop. I am blessed in that capacity to serve with all of the service organizations in our Ward, and more particularly with our youth, helping teach them to draw closer to the Savior and avoid the tempatations and pitfalls of the world. I also enjoy the opportunity to serve as a Hometeacher, helping the Bishop watch over the flock by regularly visiting assigned families, and making sure they are doing ok and that their needs, whether spiritual or temporal, are met. And of course, trying to be an example for good at work and in the community is an important part of being a disciple of Christ. Hopefully I do that by being honest in all that I do, trying to be more humble and Christ like, sharing the Gospel with others, and helping others in need. I definitely am not perfect, nor will I be in this life. But hopefully I will not stop trying to do my best, and allow the tender mercies of our Savior and Redeemer, through the enabling power of His infinite Atonement, make up the difference.