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Hi I'm Mike Ellis

I live in Pocatello, Idaho. My wife, Barbara, and I have 3 adult married children and 2 wonderful granddaughters. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have spent the majority of my life living in Idaho. My wife and I have been blessed with three wonderful children, and two beautiful granddaughters. The majority of my working career was spent as a firefighter. It was and exciting and rewarding career. During my career at the fire department I completed a bachelors degree in geology. I love to learn! It is my favorite personal activity. Currently I am learning web design and video editing. As a young man I served a mission to England. It was an amazing experience to live in the land of my ancestors. My wife and I will soon be leaving to serve as a missionary couple, it promises to be a marvelous experience.

Why I am a Mormon

I find great joy in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It provides a standard by which I can live my life and learn to be a better person, and to serve others. I continue to pursue this path of striving to improve, although many times I fall short of what I expect of myself. But I will keep trying. It is important to me to know that God lives and speaks today through a living prophet. By following the teachings of the scriptures and the prophet keeps me moving in a good direction.

How I live my faith

I was born into an LDS family and was baptized at the age of 8. I can still remember that day. I have been actively involved as a church member throughout my life, and I try to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and his commandments. It is always a learning experience and one of constantly trying to improve. I have served in many Church callings and I find great joy in serving the Lord and others. Studying the scriptures and personal daily prayer allow me to feel close to my Heavenly Father.