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Hi I'm John Wadley

I am a shoe engineer, father of 5, and a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married for 13 years and have 5 children. I have loved sports my whole life and still play basketball and go hiking often. I love reading and traveling. I have been many places around the world including Central America and Asia. I speak Spanish and am studying Mandarin.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised a Mormon, but have had many experiences in my life that have strengthened my faith in Chrtist and given me powerful spiritual confirmations about the divine origin of the Book of Mormon and how important a book that it is for our day. Joseph Smith , a young uneducated farm boy could NOT have written that book. It is a powerful book about the meaning of life and I enjoy sharing it with others who are looking for some purpose or meaning in their life.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by example. I hope others can see the light of Christ through me as I try to implement His teachings into my life. I love my neighbor and try to encourage and uplift those who I come in contact with. I attend church weekly to learn and study God's gospel plan and also associate and develop friendships with others who share my faith.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

John Wadley
I think every family man knows how important it is to be united with your spouse and to be one in purpose and equally responsible for all family and household duties. In Pioneer times, the oxen could be "yoked" together as they pull enormous loads up hills and through rocky or muddy terrain. Also in life, we believe that that as though sometimes the specific responsibilities and assignments are different, the man and woman are to operate and function as equals in the family unit. When I come home from work after a long day, it is my responsibility to then pitch in with dinner or household duties, helping children, or other tasks. A successful home requires hard work from all members. Show more Show less