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Hi I'm Wade

I'm a husband, father, studied business in college, work in the heavy industrial construction industry, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a husband and father of 5 children. I work in the heavy industrial industry as a director of large capital projects. My work requires that I travel a great deal, and from time to time, live away from my family. When I'm not working, I serve in the church, and spend time with my wife and children.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, because I've been taught by my parents how to seek out and find truth in this life. I've studied, prayed, and come to know through experience that the Book of Mormon is an incredible gift to our generation. Its pages contain more knowledge and guidance than any book I've read. It has answered the questions about why we are here, what we are expected to do, and where our earthly choices will take us when we pass to the other side. It has taught me about the mercy of our Heavenly Father, and how I can overcome my weaknesses. It has taught me about the purpose of the Saviors life, and how our elder Brother sacrificed Himself so we can return to be with Him, and those we love after our mortal test is complete. I know this is true, and this is why I'm a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I teach the gospel to my ward members on Sunday, and enjoy discussing the life of the Savior with them. I love sharing examples of our lives with each other, and learning more deeply about why we are here.

Why was a Restoration of the Gospel needed? Haven’t we always had the Bible?

Wade
We don't have to search very hard to find there are people in this world more interested in their own agenda, than one that helps others. One of the greatest blessings we have is our agency, the ability to choose for ourselves, what we will believe, and what we will do with that belief. It was no different for those who lived before us. The loss of gospel truths taught by the Savior and his Apostles, was proof of our Heavenly Fathers love for each of us, and how he regards our agency as the most precious gift in this life. Without agency, choice would be lost, and we would be forced to choose only one way. There was no way for us to prove our love to Him without it. After the Savior died, those on the earth chose in large part, to reject his message of salvation. Not everyone was evil, but there were simply not enough people who were truly seeking for the reasons we are here. Not many years after the Saviors crucifixion, the purity of the gospel, and with it, God's authority were taken from the earth. How was it taken? It was taken by those who killed the prophets, apostles and saints who had chosen to follow the Savior. Without God's authority to direct and guide those with a desire to do right, the words left by these prophets and apostles were subjected to interpretations of man. Over the years they were changed, modified, and some of the more simple and precious principles were lost. A restoration of the gospel became necessary because of agency. Show more Show less