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Hi I'm Steve Capps

I grew up in Southern California. I have a wife and four children. I work as a School Psychologist and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to travel both in and out of the United States. In 2013 I visited Paris, Belgium, West Germany, Maui Hawaii, Florida and did some boating in Arizona. This year we plan to visit Spain and go back to Hawaii with our oldest daughter when she graduates college from BYU Idaho. We love to go boating as a family. We like to wakeboard and the kids love to ride the tube. I graduated from Cal State San Bernardino with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and then attended graduate school at Cal State Dominguez Hills. I have worked as a School Psychologist for the last 20 years. I will have been married to my beautiful wife for 23 years next month. She is an elementary school teacher, my travel companion and the love of my life. In addition to my oldest daughter, I have a son who has attended a year of college and is preparing to serve a mission later this year. My younger daughter is in High School and loves to act in plays. My youngest son is also in high school and loves to play tennis.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member of the Church. We went through times as a family where we attended often and times where we didn't. When I turned 18 I joined the Air Force and didn't attend any church for awhile. I later realized that I did believe in God and wanted to follow him. I thought he must have a plan for us and probably a church to help us progress. I thought the odds were slim that I was born into the only true church so I began to visit a lot of different churches. I read in the Bible and in the Book of Mormon. I also prayed to get direction on which church I should attend. I received personal direction through the Holy Ghost that the Mormon Church was God's Church and contained all that I needed to return to him again. At 22 I left the Military and went on a mission to Colombia where I served for two years, learned Spanish and strengthened my testimony while I helped others learn the truth and be baptized.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith every day and not just on Sundays. The Church is run by its members and we have various callings that last usually between 1 and 5 years. Currently I work with the youth and primarily with young men that are age 16 to 18. We meet together on Sundays and also for an activity one evening a week. We also participate in Scouting and do other outdoor activities.