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Hi I'm Shane Max

I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am an Process Development Engineer for a medium size Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. I have 5 children, 4 grandchildren and more on the way. I love electronics, flying airplanes, Hiking, shooting, and Ham radio. I am the kind of person that always has a project. I love to do things myself. It is a real challenge to pick a project, research it out, make the necessary tools, and then perform the task. Learning and doing the task often is more important to me than the completed project. Consequently, I have several completed projects that now are more like trophies of the project rather than useful items.

Why I am a Mormon

All my life I have wondered what life was about. If this world was set up by an intelligent being, then there must be intelligent expectations for those of us who participate. For me the LDS Church and the Gospel of Jesus Christ has provided a guide or instructions on those "intelligent expectations". It all seems to make sense to me, not just logically, but even in my heart. I am drawn to it like steel to a magnet.

How I live my faith

I love the gospel of Jesus Christ. For me, it is a plan of contant change. I am always trying to understand who I am, and then try to change into something better. I remember the first day I made banana bread. I marveled at how black and brused bananas could be transformed into such a wonderful bread. They had to be mixed with a few things and pass through the heat of the oven, but the result was wonderful. The Gospel for me is similar to banana bread. I need to "mix" a few things into my character and pass through the "oven" of repentance (often). I am absolutely convinced that If I continue this pattern I too can become transformed into something very useful and wonderful as compared to the brused and black bananas.

Are Mormons Christians?

Shane Max
We take upon ourselves the name of Jesus Christ in every sense of the word. I belive in him, worship him, and want to be like him in every way. Show more Show less

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Shane Max
We believe in taking care of our bodies in every way. Eating and drinking the appropriate things is necessary to maintain a state happiness for a lifetime. Show more Show less

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

Shane Max
This is just a natural for me. I love to do things myself. I don't like to rely on anyone else for safety or support in life. I recognize as I get older this may change. My Health is not good, but I will fight to my last breath to do eveything I can for myself. There is so much to be learned by doing things for ourselves. The process of doing is learning - I am not willing to give up that learning opportunity to someone else. Show more Show less