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Hi I'm Louis

I am from a potato farm in Idaho. I love kids, John Deere, and gardening. I'm an accountant, a husband, a dad, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from a potato farm. I grew up with 4 sisters and a brother. I am very grateful for him. I loved playing sports when I was young, especially basketball. I served a 2-year LDS mission before attending college - studying accounting. I have been with John Deere since then in several locations. It is a good company, with good people, and locations in faith-based communities. I am married with kids, and I love it. My wife and kids are my primary hobby. We try to do activities that we can do together. I enjoy gardening, beekeeping, woodworking, coaching little league soccer, exercising, and wrestling kids.

Why I am a Mormon

I have received a testimony of the truthfulness of this work and it has been strengthened by multiple experiences since then. When I follow the principles I learn from the prophet, leaders of the church, friends, and neighbors, I feel closer to God. I feel God's spirit especially when I read the scriptures. I know there is power in the Book of Mormon that has blessed my life as I study it. I still have much to learn about God and His work, but I am grateful for the truth He has given me.

How I live my faith

I try to live my Faith by reading the scriptures regularly, praying daily, leading my family in family prayer, family scripture study, and weekly family home evenings where we sing, pray, take turns giving lessons, and have an activity together. We attend church meetings every Sunday and take opportunities to serve. In our family, I have tried to help my kids memorize scriptures that will help them learn important doctrines about God. It is amazing how fast they can learn. They love to stand on a chair and show grandparents what they know. With friends and neighbors not of our Faith, we try to be transparent about all our activities, including church activities, and show interest in what they are doing and what they believe. We have found that others usually open up about their beliefs if we are open.