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Hi I'm Steve Johnson

I was raised in rural Utah, working on the family farm and eventually learning the craft of custom knifemaking. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Growing up in a small town, I knew most everyone, it seemed. Hard work on the family farm gave me an appreciation for work and caring for animals, as well as the tools of the trade. It was a great life and if I hadn't met a great man, who happened to be a custom knifemaker, when I was 17, I'd probably be in the agriculture field in some way, or another. Custom knifemaking was so attractive to me that I ended up doing it for the rest of my life. A life of meeting wonderful people form all over the world and a life where I was near my family, daily. The Gospel of Jesus Christ was a good part of my surroundings and family and I have found that it is really that answers to our trials and troubles, because He died for us and showed us how to live and have happiness in our lives, which comes when one lives the principles of the Restored Gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I grew up in the Church and was baptized, routinely, at 8 yrs. of age, I don't really wonder why I am a Mormon. This gospel is, indeed, the "Plan of Happiness." I have lived a fairly long life and can testify that life is better when I live the gospel, keep the commandments and try to do those things which Jesus Christ did and taught, when He was on the earth. There is noting that He taught that would lead one to anything but a better, happier, healthier & more fulfilling life. He served His brothers and sisters in everything that he did and it's pretty obvious to me, through experience, that when I do that, I feel better about others, myself and life, in general. He loves us and showed us, thereby, that we should love one another.

How I live my faith

I've served in this church in many different positions, from working with the youth, especially the Boy Scouts, the young adult and whole congregations of Mormon saints. Because service is such and important of Christ's teachings, one naturally is taught and led to serve one's fellow man. As a result, service in the church, my country and community has been a rich part of my life as a teacher, Scoutmaster, Home teacher and various positions in the Church. I had the honor of serving on our City Council and some great city fund-raising activities and was a young man gave 6 yrs. service in the Army National Guard.

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Steve Johnson
The Holy Bible contains a world-wide testimony of Jesus Christ and His atoning sacrifice for us, his brothers and sisters. He gave so much for us and taught us so much in the Bible about how to live, happily, that it is easy to see how much he loves us, and also to see how much he loves his Father in Heaven and His brothers and sisters. Reading the Bible brings us closer to Christ and we can feel the Spirit testify of Him as we read. It is one of the most important books on earth! Show more Show less