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Hi I'm Howard

I've lived in Utah my whole life and taught school for 36 years. I have five daughters and twelve grandchildren.

About Me

My father was a veterinarian so I grew up loving animals and the beauties of nature. I love being outdoors and seeing Gods creations. I love fly fishing and hiking. My favorite pastime is jogging and I have completed twenty four marathons. I taught in the seminary and institute program of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for thirty six wonderful years. My wife and I have worked as ordinance workers in the Bountiful Utah Temple for the past three and a half years. We loved this opportunity and love being in the temple. We were released so we could serve in the British Columbia Vancouver Mission. We have five lovely daughters, all of which were married in the temple. We have been blessed with thirteen grandchildren who bring us great joy.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Mormon Church by faithful parents who loved and believed the teachings of the Church. My testimony grew greatly as I served for two years as a missionary in New Zealand. It is a joy to see the Gospel of Jesus Christ change the lives of people who have been spiritually lost and confused. The Church has kept our family loving and close. All our daughters have strong testimonies of the Gospel and acre raising wonderful, obedient children. The teachings of the true church of Jesus Christ have brought peace and joy into my life. By living its teachings we have enjoyed good health and we've been able to avoid debt as we have followed the council of the Churchs leaders. I know President Monson is a Prophet of God who receives revelation from the Lord for our guidance in this changing and difficult world. I love reading the Book of Mormon and have a strong testimony that is a true book of scripture and companion to the Bible. I strongly urge you to take the time to visit with the missionaries. Though they are young, you will feel the Spirit of the Lord that accompanies them as they preform their duties.

How I live my faith

I have worked with young adults for many years. I love teaching them about the Saviour. I have also enjoyed working with the eleven and twelve year old boys and preparing them to receive the Priesthood. I served for two wonderful years as a missionary for my Church in New Zealand.