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Hi I'm Steve

I'm happily married to my high school sweetheart, am the father of six children, love to run and play the piano, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the third of seven children and grew up in a devoted LDS home. I was taught the importance of family values, the rewards of hard work, responsibility, and I've strived to pass these traits on to my own children. I earned a Bachelor's degree in English and currently work as a Project Manager in an IT department. I have played the piano since early childhood, served as a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mexico City, and am proud to be currently supporting my two oldest children on their own full-time missions.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized in the LDS Church as a young 8-year-old boy with a small but growing testimony of the Gospel. Since that time I have learned for myself and have a solid conviction of the truthfulness of the Gospel. The restored Church of Jesus Christ provides a foundation in my life and for my family and gives me opportunities to serve others, teach and be taught; it also allows me to focus on the fundamental things in life that I have found to bring me true happiness. I understand the importance of having living prophets on earth who proclaim God’s will for man today. I’m proud to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and hope my life is a living testimony of that statement.

How I live my faith

Membership in the LDS Church implies that my life revolves around the teachings of the Gospel. Sundays are dedicated as a day of rest from work, physical recreation, and other things normally done throughout the week. The highlight of the Sabbath is partaking of the Lord’s Sacrament and participating in other church meetings. Monday evenings are set aside as Family Home Evening. This is an understood time when the family is together for gospel lessons, games, activities, service projects, and other fun things. Our family also reviews the family calendar together at this time so we know what everyone has scheduled for the following week. Tuesday evenings are set aside for Young Men and Young Women activities. Youth, ages 12-18 participate in these activities, which include service projects, religious growth, and Scouting. Other weekly activities for members of the LDS Church include daily family prayer, family scripture study, and temple attendance. “Mormonism” is more than just a religion—it’s a way of life!