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Hi I'm Steven R. Marshall

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I recently retired from a large corporation based out of Atlanta, GA. I have worked all over the United States and spent some time in Mexico. Most of my family lives in Utah so after retiring I moved back to Utah from Connecticut. Although retired, I work part-time teaching on-line business classes for a University out of Connecticut. I love all sports but play quite a bit of racquetball. I have a beautiful wife, 5 children and 5 grandchildren. I speak English, Spanish and Portuguese and served an LDS mission in Brazil.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because my parents raised me as a Mormon. However, after serving in his church and serving on a mission in Brazil, I have acquired a spiritual attachment to the church. When I serve other people and live the commandments, the spirit...we call it the Holy Ghost, touches my heart and makes me feel that I am do Jesus Christ's work. The Church teaches us to try our best to live the way Jesus lived. So, I read the bible...especially the New Testament frequently so that I can understand how Jesus lived and try to acquire some of his traits. The more I live the traits of Jesus the happier I feel. The peaceful feelings I get when I follow the Savior, Jesus Christ makes feel close to him. When the Spirit touches my heart, I realize that I am being told what I am doing is the will of Jesus Christ. I don't fully understand the atonement...how Christ felt as he took our sins upon him. However, I feel a love for Jesus Christ and a gratitude for him knowing that he loves me and knows me. There are many other reasons why I am a Mormon, but the greatest reason is because I believe that this is Jesus Christ's church. And, when I follow the teachings of the church...which are the same as the teachings of Jesus, I feel close to him and know that he lives.

How I live my faith

In the church, I serve as a Young Men President. That entails providing activities for approximately 50 young men from the ages of 12 to 18. I spend most of my time with the 16 to 18 year old young men. They love to do scouting activities and high adventure activities. We love to go white-water rafting, hiking, boating and just about anything fun out of doors. We also visit many different business in order for the young men to get experiences in many different careers. Both of my sons are Eagle Scouts and we have a goal to work with all of our young men to achieve their eagle rank in scouting.