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Hi I'm Luke

I grew up in Las Vegas. I am an eye doctor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

After graduating high school in Las Vegas, I went on a mission to serve the Lord in Berlin, Germany for two years. I have been married for almost 10 years. We have four children; two boys and two girls. I just graduated from optometry school three years ago and love my career choice.

Why I am a Mormon

There always comes a time in your life when you just have to know what is right and what to do. I had this happen to me when I was sixteen years old. I grew up in the church and was baptized when I was eight. I had always known that I wanted to go on a mission but I knew that if I wanted to teach others the gospel of Jesus Christ, I would have to KNOW and not just believe. In the Book of Mormon, another scriptural text testifying of the divinity of Christ, there is a promise on how to obtain such a knowledge. It says that we must pray to know if something is true and if it is, the Holy Ghost will give you the answer. After kneeling down in prayer, I felt in my heart that Christ lives and that He loves me. I also came to the knowledge that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true church. I also received the witness that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God. He restored the same church that Christ had set up as he was on the Earth. I hold these truths close to my heart and will never forget that day as a sixteen year old boy just wanting to know if all these things were truly real. These truths direct my life's path and help me be a better husband and father.

How I live my faith

Right now, my responsibility in the church is to help coordinate meetings/interviews that the bishop has during the week. I don't think of my responsibility as a duty but rather a privilege. I am grateful to have the opportunity to show the Lord how I would handle a job as if He had given it to me personally. At other times, I am asked to give a spiritual message to either children or adults or both.