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Hi I'm Craig

I'm a mormon. I grew up in the Los Angeles area and joined this church at 16. I am a retired high school math teacher.

About Me

My wife, Yolanda, and I have been married for over 41 years. We have been blessed with 3 terrific sons. We enjoy going to visit them and their families. Being retired is nice. We get to travel more and I have more time for exercising, reading and working around the house, all of which I love.

Why I am a Mormon

My membership in this church is priceless to me. At 16, I felt it was the right thing for me, but I had no idea how my life would be blessed in a 1000 ways. After baptism, as I continued to read the scriptures, to study, to pray in a more meaningful way, I came to know the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon. This book, along with the Holy Bible, have helped me immensely in my efforts to come unto Christ and be a better husband, father, son and teacher. I cannot adecuately express my deep gratitude.

How I live my faith

I really try hard to be a disciple of Jesus Christ, although it appears to be a lifelong pursuit. The Church gives me wonderful opportunities to serve others. A young man and I visit the homes of several members of our congregation each month and try to minister to their needs. Members in our area had a great time a while back fixing up a school and the surrounding neighborhood, removing graffiti and painting the school library. I'm so grateful for the relationships I have with the people at church.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is an ancient record of groups of people who inhabited the american continent. It was written on plates of metal by prophets, just like those who wrote in the old world, from whom we have inherited the Holy Bible. I love reading the Book of Mormon because through its teachings about Jesus Christ and his mission, including a visit to the american continent after his resurrection, I have grown so much in my love and appreciation for him. I truly love my Savior. Show more Show less