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Hi I'm Scott Stuart

I grew up in Idaho. I am a convert to the Mormon faith. I have a wonderful family whom I am very proud of.

About Me

My family would say I am a workaholic to a fault. I am trying to work on that! When I am not at work or with my family, I love to golf, mountain bike and attend my "bonus" girl's soccer matches. Soccer is a family passion. I am a retail buyer for a large travel center chain and I love my job!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a kid in a home that really did not practice an organized faith. My mom's side was Catholic and aside from my maternal grandmother, it was a faith that was not practiced with any regularity. My Dad's side was Mormon. Again, aside from my paternal grandmother, it was not practiced in my family. I remember saying grace at dinnertime, and don't get me wrong, our family was not totally devoid of Christian and goodly values, but we did not attend church, and as I grew older and was faced with the typical challenges a kid goes through, death of a pet, challenges of making and losing friends, etc., but none were so great and challenging as when I was faced with my Dad and Step-mother's divorce. Because I was getting older, I was becoming more and more curious and needing of a relationship with my biological mother, whom I had not seen much in my life, and that coupled with this divorce, really emotionally challenged me. It was during this time, as a 14 year old boy that I was introduced to the Mormon Church by my Grandmother and my Aunt and her boyfriend. I was told of another 14 year old boy who faced with questions and turmoil, sought God for answers and in the refuge of a quiet, secluded place, he received an answer to his prayer that changed his life and the world forever. He saw God the Father and His son Jesus Christ. Wow, you talk about resonating with me....I had to know whether this really happened. I was told how this boy brought forth a book of scripture and I was told some really cool stories of their wars, conflicts, and miracles. I was challenged to pray and ask God if the things I was being told were true. I remember being impressed that I was given the opportunity to seek it out on my own! I needed to find out, and my curiosity drove me to my knees where the start of my faith journey began. That simple prayer of curiosity is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I love my faith because its not a once a week, listen to a sermon faith. Its a faith that involves me, lifts me up, pushes me to be a better person. I serve in my congregation (Ward) as a home teacher which gives me the opportunity to visit a few families each month and provide service. I also serve in the Children's Organization in the Primary where I teach 9-11 year olds. I have been doing this for over 2 years and I have grown so much from the simple and sure faith of these young kids. They have blessed my life.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Scott Stuart
Missionaries will teach you about your Savior Jesus Christ and His plan of happiness and salvation for you. They will share with you many things which differentiate the faith from others. Above all, they will not attempt to convince you that what they are sharing with you is right, correct or true. But what they will do, is share with you an amazing promise on how you can determine for yourself if this amazing story of restoration, salvation and eternal life is true. I hope you find in your life the purpose to take this challenge! Show more Show less