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Hi I'm Andrew

I was born and raised in New Jersey. I am a husband, teacher and a coach and I am a Mormon!

About Me

I am a high school teacher and coach. I served as a missionary in Mexico for 2 years. I am married to the most wonderful woman! We like to travel, (I have been to 49 of 50 states and several countries), see historical sites and other fascinating things and places. We love the outdoors and nature! We love spending time with our families! Sports are an important part of my life as we can learn and teach many important life lessons from them. We also love to serve, go to the theatre, watch movies and to read.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have prayed and asked God if the gospel that is taught in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is true or not. God has answered my prayer through the power of Holy Ghost. I have been able to come to know, without a doubt that God is our Father and loves us! He is real! i know that he has sent Jesus Christ to help us return to His presence. I know He suffered, died and was resurrected for us! I know He lives! Tis knowledge has brought me peace, joy and happiness to my life. It has given me the knowledge of where we were before this life, why we are here, and where we are going. I, and all of us have a purpose here, and that is to return with our families to His presence. The fact that families can be together forever brings me comfort and humbles me, to know that my wife and I will be together forever. Knowing that I can do and be better today than yesterday through Christ our Savior and His atonement for us brings me purpose and peace (and gives hope to my wife :)

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving others. When we serve others we are also serving God. There are lots of ways we can serve others. There are many in need of help. Big service projects are great, and I try to do many of those as possible, but we can also have a huge impact by doing small and simple things consistently. I have served and serve in our ward congregation with the youth and adults. As I have served and serve others, my love for God and for them as God's children grows and my faith is strengthened. I have found that it is impossible to serve and help someone without a love and appreciation grow for them.

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

I have come to know Heavenly Father through prayer and following His commandments. As I have prayed, I have felt His love for me. As I have kept His commandments, I have been greatly blessed in my life. As I have traveled and been outdoors, His love for us is even more evident. I know He lives and loves us! Show more Show less