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Hi I'm Mike

I grew up in Utah and grew up in the LDS church. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the oldest of 5 children. I grew up as a Mormon but did not serve an LDS Mission. I'm a Father of 5 children from ages 19 to 2. I enjoy camping. I love spending time with my Family

Why I am a Mormon

Although I have been a Mormon all my life I have not always been active. I went inactive when I became a young adult. Through trials and personal experiences, I learned that what I was doing was not getting me where I wanted to be. Just as an experiment I tried living the teachings of the scriptures and what I remember as a kid from church. Going to church, praying, and being obedient to the teachings of the gospel. I struggled with this for many years. My mother passed away at 51 yrs of age. I missed her dearly, but I believe in Families can be Forever, so I recommitted to becoming active so I could be with her once again. This was a turning point for me. As I recommitted I would like to say it went smoothly but it didn't. A few years later I met my wife who has an amazing testimony. She had three children form a previous marriage. Having an instant Family, I knew this was no longer an experiment but was what I had been looking for. I had a repentance process to complete. Once this process was complete, I made a promise to my Heavenly Father that I would do what ever he asked of me. I am proud to say that I have kept my promise, and he has kept his. This promise between my Father and I has taken me to places and given me experiences that I once dreamed of. I'm not where I want to be, but I am on the path with the right people on my side.

How I live my faith

I serve as an administrator to a group of wonderful young married adults. They teach me how important it is to make right choices, to pray often, to laugh, and to serve and care about others. I strive very hard to take these attributes to my work and treat those around me how I would like to be treated.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is comprised of many records written and kept by the Ancestors of this continent. It is their account of Jesus Christ. Moroni, Son of Mormon, was the last person to have added to these records before they were hidden for the proper time to be revealed. Many who do not understand this say that some guy named Joseph Smith wrote it. This is not accurate. Although Joseph Smith did Translate these writings through the help of God. Show more Show less