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Hi I'm David C. Fullmer

I was born in Seattle, Washington and at age two, our family moved to Southern California and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am first and foremost full of energy! You can say I am "High on Life." My 'Opportunity Clock' is set every morning for 5 AM. I enjoy reading and writing. Vocationally, I work as a licensed insurance agent and estate tax planner. Avocations include snowboarding in Utah, surfing the North Shore of Oahu and simply "hanging out" with all our children and grandchildren. A love for life and people come from a childhood theophany that became foundational for my belief in God. Due to a life-long battle with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), I barely graduated from High School. I served a Full-time Two Year Mission for the LDS Church in the New England States Mission. While serving an LDS Mission I learned to study. Studying the Bible and The Book of Mormon as well other inspired literature remains today a favorite past time. Marriagewise, I hit a "speed bump." I found myself divorced after nearly 30 years of being happily married. My first marriage created what I euphemistically refer to today as the Fullmer Family Tribe. From that first marriage, came 13 children, 8 of whom are married. We have from this marriage, 26 grandchildren with many more expected in the future. I am happily married again to the beautiful and talented Susan Thomas Fullmer. We share from her 1st marriage, 1 daughter, a Son-In Law and 3 grandchildren. Between the first marriage and my current marriage, there are a total of 29 grandchildren and one great-grand-child. Life for me is surely an awesome adventure!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that God, our Eternal Father in Heaven lives. He is real and not just an idea originating in the mind of man in an attempt to explain the inexplicable. My Faith in Jesus Christ continues to grow as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The revealed doctrines and practices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have helped me to deal with the continuous challenges of this mortal life. Most importantly, though, I have an assurance of Eternal Life. As recorded in 1st Corinthians 15:19 "If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable." Membership in The Church of Jesus Christ continues to give me opportunities to help and be helped! And yet, the greatest blessing of being a Mormon, is the promise of Eternal life. As a member of the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ, my testimony is clear and unwavering. God lives and all mankind is His spiritual offspring. There is divine purpose to our mortal existence. We'er here to pattern our lives after the Savior. I know that God sent His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to suffer and die for us. After the Savior's death and resurrection, eventually the doctrines of the His Church were changed. In 1820, Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ called Joseph Smith to bring back or "restore" the Lord's Church. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the Lord's Kingdom divinely commissioned to prepare us for the Savior's Second Coming.

How I live my faith

I live my life by exercising Faith in the Lord, Jesus Christ. This comes from life long active participation as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Being a member of the LDS Faith is not a "spectator sport!" for as the Bible teaches, faith without works is dead! And ".Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world..." (James 1:27) Based upon this sacred verse taken from the King James version of the bible properly interpreted means that membership in the LDS Faith requires a healthy level of volunteer service. Currently, I serve as a local Ward Missionary by supporting the Full-time missionaries assigned to the area where my wife and I live. In addition to being active in Church, I have been active in the world of business. As Latter-day Saints, we believe that, "...when ye are in the service of your fellow man, ye only in the service of God." Over the past 37 years, I have served as an insurance agent, a software salesman, the owner of a telecommunications company, a management consultant and life coach. Part of living my faith has involved active participation in politics such as serving as an elected delegate to my political party's national delegate's convention.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

David C. Fullmer
To the extent that we comprehend his Atonement, we can become, at least to a certain degree, of one mind and one heart with him even while yet living as imperfect mortals. And if we endure to the end, we are promised Life Eternal. In relation to the Savior's Atonement I believe there is at least seven elements we can never afford, spiritually, to forget…they are as follows: 1. His incomprehensible suffering in the Garden of Gethsemane. 2. His brutal crucifixion on the hill of Golgotha. 3. Sometime during those excruciating hours, how he showed benevolent concern for the care and keeping of his angelic Mother. 4. The remarkable and for some, unbelievable way in which he asked his Father in Heaven to forgive the Roman Soldiers who drove the nails and rallied for possession of his robe. 5. The Savior’s death was completely voluntary…he chose when to exit his part divine, part mortal precious earthly tabernacle. 6. His boundless loving inauguration for the preaching of the Gospel in the Spirit World by delegating this work to worthy and willing spirits that had already finished their mortal probationary state. 7. Finally, his literal resurrection from the grave and subsequent multiple appearances to those who would be his witnesses to the rest of the known World. The Savior's resurrection is in effect, His promise to us that we also will be resurrected and through his grace and our obedience to the principles and ordinances of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, inherit Eternal Life. Show more Show less