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Hi I'm Jeff Taylor

I'm a father, husband, soldier, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I serve as a physician assistant and officer in the United States Army. My family has moved 6 times in the last 10 years. My wife and I find great comfort wherever we go in the gospel of Jesus Christ. We don't have to search for a church whenever we move, because The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is always there willing to accept us into their fold. Even though I have spent a significant amount of time away from my family because of my duties, we find great strength in the unity from the Lord's blessings. We wish all to have this same comfort and peace. I enjoy running, biking, doing Crossfit, fishing, Bar-B-Queuing and spending time with my family. I also research my family history. The stories of my ancestors are inspiring, and the more I read, the more I search.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I felt a special witness to my heart when I was a boy about the prophet Joseph Smith. I was taught as a child about the gospel, but until that time, I only believed what my parents believed. Since that moment, I have received many confirmatory feelings about the gospel, Jesus Christ, The Book of Mormon, The Bible, and the prophet on the earth today. When I have sought out truth with sincerity and have asked God the Eternal Father about it, He has answered me. I cannot doubt it. He has reconfirmed His love for me by forgiving my sins and faults whenever I have sought forgiveness with all my heart. I have felt this cleansing power from Jesus Christ through the Holy Ghost. It is my desire to share this with all who are seeking or are ready to learn of it.

How I live my faith

I am a counselor in the presidency of our local congregation. I assist the president of the congregation, who is an unpaid spiritual leader, in our branch of the church. He also administers to the physical, and sometimes financial, needs of the members. We visit each others homes and watch over one another in our church. My family also participates in service to others. There are many opportunities to do this within our church and outside our church. We are all children of a loving God. Our children are active in the youth programs of the church. They enjoy camps, service activities, and making friends with youth that have similar standards. My wife and I worship frequently in our temples where we learn God's plan for us.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Jeff Taylor
We believe that the family is the basic unit of our existence, and that God has provided a way for us to be together, with our families even after this life. In fact, we can be together for eternity. This makes our family experience here richer, and having deeper meaning. My mother died when I was nine years old, but before she did, she told me that we would see each other again. I have never doubted this, and look forward to a time when we will be reunited... what joy! I am thankful to a merciful God that provided a Savior for us. Without Him, we would not have this privilege. That is why we go to the temple and worship and learn and find peace. Families can be together forever. Show more Show less