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Hi I'm Craig

I grew up in Salt Lake County Utah. My family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when I was 10 years old.

About Me

I am married with 5 children and 19 grandchildren. I am a college graduate and worked as a general contractor and city manager for 40 years. My wife and I are retired but not from family life. I enjoy rock hunting and fishing. When I get an opportunity I like to hunt for sea shells with my wife.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was nine and a half years old, the oldest of five children, my parents, who had no religious beliefs, invited the missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to teach the the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. My parents had many rules, one of which; "children could not speak unless spoken to". We were invited to listen and not be heard. What my sisters and I felt each time the missionaries come to teach we wanted more of. It was a warm and peaceful feeling which we had not experienced before. I learned later that the feelings we felt was the Holy Ghost witnessing to what was being taught was true. I have always fallen back to those weeks I was being taught when faced with hard questions waiting for answers to my prayers which eventfully are answered. The teachings on the Savors Atonement, that families can be united after this life and the witness from the Holy Ghost are the foundation to my testimony that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is true.I have learned how to feel secure in the world of changing values and have found peace in living the gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I enjoy being part of our rural community and participate in church callings as well as belonging to community service groups. One example is; "Friends of the Field House" a service group that does fund raising and ground maintenance for the local dinosaur museum. Another example is church callings: my wife and I home and visit teach as a team to families in our ward. The families are a mix of older couples and younger families. These families have accepted us and allowed us to share our talents with them as well as our testimonies of Jesus Christ. I believe in families can be forever and have gone through the raising of a family and have learned how to feel secure in the world of changing values and have found peace in living the gospel of Jesus Christ. Sharing what I have learned through my experiences with these families has encourage them to ponder and pray before they make life choice. The sharing of our experiences has united us as friends and members of the human family.