What Is a Church Community?

The video player could not be built.

Do you want to chat with a missionary?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have. Start a chat or call us at 1-888-537-6600.

Hi I'm James

I was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada. I'm the father of quadruplets and work for a local school board and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My biggest accomplishment is being the Father of five wonderful children, four of which are quadruplets. I work for a local school board as the Occupational Health and Safety Officer and have been doing so for 10 years. My hobbies are essentially any sports, hunting, fishing and anything that gets me outside.

Why I am a Mormon

As a youth I was a Mormon because that was how I was raised and I just didn't bother questioning it. As I grew older I genuinely wanted to know if my choice of religion was really the right one so I took the challenge that was offered in James chapter 1 verse 5 which states: If any of ye lack wisdom let him ask of God, who giveth to all men liberally and abraideth not. After asking in prayer the first time I didn't feel anything and was pretty disappointed, because my Father who was always the wisest man I knew said he felt it when he prayed. I went to him to find out why some people would be given an answer while others wouldn't. He told me the person asking has to really want to know the truth and be prepared to change their lives according to the answer they're given. The next time I prayed I was given the answer. It wasn't a loud voice or a thunderbolt from the sky...It was a feeling a peace that washed over me that was evident because leading into the prayer I wasn't feeling at peace at all. I was worried. I was scared. I was scared that everything i had believed in my life to that point could be wrong and it shook me to the very core. While on my knees in prayer a feeling of peace washed over me assuring me it was true and my beliefs indeed were well founded.

How I live my faith

Currently I am involved with organizing and coordinating the men of the church. I try to find various ways we can serve our fellow branch members as well as the people of our broader community. Each month I am assigned to visit with two families in our branch to keep track of what their needs might be both from a spiritual and physical standpoint.