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Hi I'm Mr. Alvey

I teach high school Computer Science. My second job is a web programmer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been happily married since 2000, and I am a proud father of 6 wonderful children. I went to college to study computer science and become a programmer, and somehow I ended up becoming a teacher. I want to inspire students to solve the world's biggest problems using computer science and algorithmic thinking. I love teaching and sharing what I know with the next generation, and all I ask in return is that they change the world and make it a better place.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon since I was born. When I was 8 years old I felt good about the Church of Jesus Christ and I trusted my parents and I was baptized an official member. I have read the Book of Mormon many times and I have prayed to my Heavenly Father and asked him directly if the book is true and if I am in the right church. I have been answered many times and it is as powerful and wonderful as a tender hug from a trusted friend. I cannot deny that this church is true! The Book of Mormon is testament of Jesus Christ! I am a Mormon because God has spoken to me and answered my prayers.

How I live my faith

I have so much to learn so I never miss going to church on Sunday. I try my best to keep the sabbath day holy by focusing on the sacrament, studying and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, strengthening the relationships in my family, and otherwise resting from all the cares and stresses of school and work. I it so refreshing to take a mental break each week and remember what the most important things are in my life. At church I serve as the children's chorister. Each week I teach all the children ages 4-12 church songs that help them learn and understand the principles and ordinances of the gospel. We play games and have lots of fun learning to sing and memorize uplifting songs. I look forward to singing time each week because the faith of the children is so strong and they teach me so much.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Mr. Alvey
Yes! There is a prophet on the earth today, his name is Thomas S. Monson. Each time a new president of the church is called as the prophet I pray and ask the Lord for personal confirmation that he is a true prophet. I have been answered every time that he is! I follow the counsel of the prophet because I know he is called by God. Show more Show less