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Hi I'm Robert

I lived in Thailand, am studying finance, love soccer and am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Springville, Utah to a family with 4 kids. All my life I have loved sports. In my early years I played baseball and soccer but later picked up football. I no longer play baseball and football, but I love playing soccer and following Chelsea FC in the Barclays Premiere League. I moved to Thailand when I was 19 to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I loved my time in Thailand and the people I served there. I learned the Thai and Laotian languages while I was on my mission and continue to use them as often as I can. I returned home from my mission in 2010 and shortly thereafter met my wife. We were married in 2011 and are expecting our first child later this year. I am currently studying finance and banking in college as I prepare for a career in asset management.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because of the doctrines taught in the church that bring hope, happiness and peace. I have found that the Mormon church teaches to love others, serve them, and live a life of selflessness and these values are congruent with the person I am. I find peace and joy in knowing that this life is not the end of existence, but that we can live with our families in a state of never ending happiness for an eternity of time. I also gain comfort in knowing that there is a God who loves each and everyone of us on earth individually. He knows us and cares about us. He listens to us and our needs and cares when we pray to him. He wants what's best for us and is always watching over us.

How I live my faith

I love to live my faith through service. Whether it's working as part of a church organization or in the community I love to help others achieve their goals. Often times this means doing yard work for widows in my neighborhood or simply visiting old friends who are struggling through hard times. I always seek to lift others and help them feel loved.