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Hi I'm Terry Lisonbee

I'm a husband of 43 years, father of 6 children, and 19 grandchildren. I love traveling, gardening, and my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the 5th of 6 children. I grew up in Utah and Southern California. I graduated from BYU in business management, then I worked in management positions in banking, retail, and government. I am now retired. I am happily married for 43 years, and we have 6 children with 19 grandchildren. I served 2 years as a LDS missionary in the northeastern United States, and 25 years in Boy Scout leadership positions. My wife and I are currently serving as group leader missionaries for the LDS Addiction Recovery Program, and shortly we will be serving an 18 month full time mission. I love the outdoors, swimming, gardening, and traveling the world. My pride and joy is my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a Mormon. My great grandfather was a convert to the church. Participating in the churches teachings and activities has allowed me the opportunity to learn what it means to be a Christian, and have respect for all religions and people. Because I feel that we are all brothers and sisters of the same God, I wish to be of service to others in need, and the LDS Church affords me that opportunity. I feel that everyone has a story within them, and I enjoy hearing about their life's journey. Over the years I have personally learned that God does exist, and I have felt his tender mercies in my life. I enjoy sharing this with those that are struggling, to give them hope that there is a God that loves them.

How I live my faith

I grew up in the LDS (Mormon) faith. I have always participated in my local congregations. I feel we are all brothers and sisters, so I strive to be respective of others. Having had 5 sons, I was always involved in community sports and scouting functions. I continue to provide service to the scouting community in many different capacities. I feel it is important for youth to develop character traits that will allow them to contribute to society when they become adults. I also love to teach, therefore I am always available to assist as a teacher in my congregation's classes. Currently I serve with my wife as group leaders for our community's Addiction Recovery Program. This allows us to provide instruction, friendship, and support for those that are struggling with addictions. And shortly we will be serving full time at one of the LDS historical sites for 18 months.