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Hi I'm Lawrence Benson

I'm an Electrical Engineer, I ride a Harley and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married and have two sons. My family is very important to me and I want the best for them. I'm an electrical engineer and work on the development and support of air traffic control systems. My work requires that I travel a lot and have been to many places across this country and internationally. I also travel a lot personally. My current favourite place right now is Outer Banks North Carolina or maybe Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. My favourite thing to do is to ride my motorcycle.

Why I am a Mormon

I am sure it is true and I love the Saviour. I was raised in the church by good parents that taught me faith and values. Even with this great start, life challenges us and we need to develop our own faith and decide what we believe. In my first year of University after spending some time not giving religion or God much priority in my life I remember sitting in a chemistry class. It was a huge lecture theatre, our regular prof was not there and so our substitute prof decided he was going to talk about the start of the universe and the big bang theory. I remember listening to him and seeing the periodic table hanging over his head and knowing that the organization of the world was no accident and that there was far more knowledge out there that we did not have (we were just moving from electrons being the smallest particles to quarks). I knew there was a God and knew I needed to find out more about him.

How I live my faith

My faith has a large impact on how I relate, treat and serve others. It motivates me to see others as my brothers and sisters and that we are all loved by our heavenly father. Activity in the church provides me lots of opportunities to learn and teach about the Saviour and opportunities to serve others both in the church and in the community. It encourages me to evaluate my self and set goals to improve.