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Hi I'm Richard McLaughlin

I am a Design Drafter, an Oregonian, and a Mormon

About Me

I am a husband and a father of three grown kids. I love being a father and my job as a design drafter. I love working with my hands, be it working on my cars, woodworking, or home improvements. I like to travel with my family, going camping or vacationing.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church, yet I have had to come to know for myself that the gospel is true. As I was growing up and attending church, there were scriptures that impressed me. One is were Christ said " If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself." John 7:17. Also in the Book of Mormon there is a promise, you can find it in Moroni 10:4 "And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are true;..." I have had to study and pray about it, to know that God has restored his church to the earth and he still talks to prophets today. We all will have trials but we in can have peace and calm as we have faith and trust in God. This gives me comfort to know that God in control and if I keep close to the Lord I can have the calm he promises even in these tumultuous times.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to live the golden rule and the Saviors commandments. I have served in my congregation as a scout leader, and teaching in the Primary (5 and 6 year olds) it was a great time to teach them about the Savior and His gospel.