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Hi I'm Jackie Foulger

I grew in many states of the U.S.A. My dad was in the air force. I work for myself. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mom and wife. I have a bachelor's degree in nursing but I gave up my nursing job to work in the family roller skating rink. I work with my kids and husband and the employees we need to successfully run the business. My greatest joy is spending time with my husband and kids. I am with them at work, at church and at home. That is a lot of quality time!

Why I am a Mormon

My father was in the U.S. military. The air force to be specific. He was a good man, but as far as religion was concerned, he didn't have any. He was an atheist. He was an alcoholic and lived a carefree life in the military. I was baptized at nine years old by my grandfather and was able to go to the LDS church with my mother and brother. I guess my father listened to the missionaries when I was very young, but didn't join the church. He would come to church if my brother or I had some part in the meeting on a particular Sunday. He was supportive of my decision to be active in the Mormon religion. I loved the feeling at church and the teachings of the Savior. I admired the families that went together and seemed to be perfect. I know now they had their problems like all families do but they seemed happy and relaxed during the meetings. I had one particular leader that took time to talk to me and answer my questions. He would spend hours talking about religion and I wanted to know what he knew. As a youth in this kind leader's congregation, he trusted me enough to give me responsibilities. I read the Book of Mormon when I was in junior high school and felt a love for the Savior and a feeling that the book told the truth. Honestly, at that time, I didn't know if Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, but I knew the Book of Mormon was true. Each page held an important idea for me but more importantly a strong feeling that the book was from God. I try not to say lightly that I know something is true without careful examination of the facts or of my feelings. The Savior answers my important prayers. I know these answers are not trivial. I later went on a mission for the LDS church and taught what I knew was true. I asked people to pray for themselves and not take my word for the things I taught. That is the beauty of this church. No one will push anyone into believing. I taught people to ask God for answers.

How I live my faith

I work with children in my church. I am also a cub scout leader. I try to help others in my community by being a friend and helping those I see that could use my help. My religion teaches me that the Savior helped others and I am trying to be like Him. I like people and I find all people have worth and are interesting.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Jackie Foulger
Mormon missionaries are usually young and excited to share the words of Jesus Christ. They will not be perfect in their approach, but they have scriptural facts and personal insights that will help. If given a chance and the receiver has an open mind and heart, much will be learned about our Savior and His plan for ALL of His children. More importantly, they can teach how one can know for himself if what they say is true. Show more Show less