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Hi I'm Andrew

I'm an art director, a mountain biker, a father of five, and a Mormon.

About Me

First and foremost, I'm a husband and a father of five. Professionally, I work as an art director for a energy efficiency company in Portland Oregon. My hobbies include distance mountain biking, camping, and spending time with the family.

Why I am a Mormon

My conversion took place over time starting from my days learning from the example of my parents, to the two years I spent sharing my knowledge of the gospel as a missionary in Germany, to the daily teaching moments I have with my kids today. The truths found in the Book of Mormon are familiar—like I knew them in a former life. How could I not believe that God speaks to his children? How can I not believe that he's provided a way for us to return to Him? How could he not bring prophets again to the earth to speak His will? I believe all of those things because they're true. I know the gospel of Jesus Christ is restored. I feel it in my heart and it makes perfect sense in my mind.

How I live my faith

Currently I teach a few high-school aged boys on Sunday. We talk about the Gospel, the scriptures, and I encourage them to reach their full potential.

What is the priesthood?

The priesthood is the authority to act in the name of God. It's using His power to perform ordinances and serve in leadership positions. Only men who's lives are in harmony with the teachings of the Gospel can use the priesthood. Show more Show less