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Hi I'm David

I grew up in Ammon, Idaho. I was raised on a farm. I went to college and later started my own tire business. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married and have seven children and 23 grandchildren. I like to garden and have about 20 fruit trees. We have raspberries, blackberries and a large vegetable garden. We do a lot of home canning. We make applesauce every fall. We have an apple cider press and make about 100 gallons of apple cider a year.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints all my life. My Grandfather founded a college in southern Idaho and education has always been important to me. I continue to follow the gospel because I enjoy it and the way of life it has provided for me and my family. I am also interested in other religions. I learned about the reformation while serving a mission in Germany, and gained a great appreciation for the reformers. In serving a mission as a young man and another as a mature man with my wife, I have learned that Christ's church has been restored upon the earth, built upon the foundation of apostles and prophets. My own ancestors accepted the gospel of Jesus Christ and endured many hardships. I have great respect for them and their sacrifices for the sake of their testimonies and convictions.

How I live my faith

I like to go to church and associate with other people of religious backgrounds. I have an interest in spiritual experiences and like to visit with people about them. I especially like stories from the scriptures. I have been touched with the story of Enos in the Book of Mormon and Enoch in the Bible. I have served with the Young Men and Scouting. I have served in the LDS temple for several years and enjoy going there with my wife every week. I served a mission for the LDS church at age 19 in Germany. It was a very humbling and growing experience. Since I have retired, I have served a mission in Micronesia with my wife. Missionary work is very rewarding.