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Hi I'm Jeff

I'm from Idaho in the United States and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of two and grandfather of four. My wife and I just celebrated our 40th anniversary. I enjoy woodworking, gardening and my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized at 8 years old and have been an active member ever since. The gospel provides direction and comfort in my life as I follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. My great, great grandfather on my fathers side joined the church in England in 1847. He immigrated with his family to the United States. My great grandfather was born in New York City. They moved to Utah and then to Idaho. My great grandfather did not continue to be involved in the church. As a result my grandfather was not a member nor my father. On my mom's side of the family, her father was walking down the railroad tracks when he met the missionaries. He invited them home and heard their message. He joined the church with his wife and as their children were of age they were baptized. My mom was an active member of the church. She met my father and they were married. The year before I was born my father joined the church. He didn't remain active, but during my youth he always made sure that I was able to attend church. I am grateful for my ancestors and their efforts to search out the truth. I am grateful to learn more about them and assist them with family history work. I know that Jesus is the Christ and that he is the Savior of all mankind.

How I live my faith

My wife and I have worked with Family History for the past several years. It is a great opportunity to get to know our family by finding who our ancestors are and what they did in their lives. Weekly church attendance helps me to continue to do the basics which are very important. Prayer, scripture study and helping others is basic to living the gospel.