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Hi I'm John Barnes

I live in Heber City, Utah. I am a Mormon. My wife and I have just been called to serve a mission for our church.

About Me

I grew up in Utah. I have spent my career as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator, with a fifteen year stent in management. I love to play golf and ride my Harley Davidson motorcycle. I love to travel, if I am going somewhere I am happy.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, but, was inactive for over twenty-five years. My mid-life crisis was a strong yearning to draw close to my Savior Jesus Christ. I began by reading for the first time in my life The Book of Mormon. As I read my view about life began to change, my heart began to soften and I came to know my Savior very personally. It has been a wonderful journey and I am happier that I have ever been. That's why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I love that my faith has rules and guidelines the help me keep the commandments of my Heavenly Father; the rules keep me grounded and focused on the things that are important. I pray and read scriptures daily, I like to attend the temple weekly, and fast monthly. This helps me know of my Heavenly Fathers' love for me. Then everything else in my life is in order.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

John Barnes
When I ride my motorcycle on a beautiful clear day in the mountains of Utah and breath the fresh air, smell the pine trees, and see mountain vistas the reach to the heavens; I know there is a God. Show more Show less