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Hi I'm Robert Robb

I have been an active member of the Mormon Church for all my life, almost 70 years. I have found profound peace and happiness.

About Me

I have been a member of the LDS Church all my life. My parents and all my maternal and paternal ancestors have been members for generations. My wife and I have been married for nearly 48 years and we have 4 daughters and 13 grandchildren. I grew up in Salt Lake City, served as a missionary in Argentina, graduated from the University of Utah (with a Master of Science degree in Environmental Biology), led a small pharmaceutical company, worked in the Venture Capital arena for several years, managed technology commercialization for several universities, and was a clinical professor of Entrepreneurship at University of Texas at Dallas for 8 years. Over the years, I have served in many Church callings including as a seminary teacher, Bishop and Branch president of two Young Single Adult wards/units, and on the Stake High Counsel. My wife and I were called recently to serve as full time missionaries in Salt Lake City.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, not because I grew up in the church, and not because my ancestors were members of the LDS faith, but, because I had to experience a personal conversion like other life-long members of the LDS Faith. I gained an absolute, personal conviction of the truthfulness of the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ as taught by the LDS Church, through careful and thorough study of the Scriptures, investigation of other faiths, observing the conversion of others to the LDS Church, living the precepts of the LDS faith (see John 7:17), prayer and fasting, and listening to and recognizing the Spirit that penetrated my heart and gave unequivocal peace to my mind. My faith that the Mormon Church is the only true and living church on the earth today did not come in an instant or through any specific event, but through line upon line and through the recognition that living the principles and teachings of the Restored Gospel has given me undeniable purpose, peace, and happiness.

How I live my faith

I am striving to be a devoted husband, a loving father and grandfather and a better and more loving “neighbor”. I’m a latter day saint---a “saint” in the same sense that the New Testament taught, that a “saint” is a member of Christ’s kingdom on the earth who is not holy or perfect, but striving to be a disciple of Christ. I do my utmost to be honest in my dealings, and am striving to be merciful, kind and charitable to those around me. Reading the Sermon on the Mount and Christ's similar sermon to the those in ancient America and other teachings of Jesus Christ has given me greater motivation to be more like Him and love as He did. Though I fall well short of the goal, I believe the effort makes me a better person. I’ve tried to incorporate the values and principles taught by the LDS Faith into my professional life, whether in managing companies or teaching at the university.