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Hi I'm Carlton.

I'm a husband, father, attorney, wannabe athlete, and I'm Mormon.

About Me

I'm a husband, and father to five. In my spare time I practice law. I enjoy playing basketball, volleyball, working out, or watching sports with my boys.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I have read and studied the Book of Mormon and prayed specifically to know if it is true, if it was written by prophets of God, and if it was translated through the power of God by the prophet Joseph Smith. I have received an undeniable witness from my Heavenly Father of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon, of Joseph Smith's First Vision, of his calling to be a prophet in these latter days, of the restoration of the Priesthood of God, and of the restoration of the true and living gospel of Jesus Christ. Practically speaking, I'm Mormon because the Restored Gospel contains all of the ordinances that I need to be able to return to my Father in heaven after this life, and to be with my family for eternity. I'm Mormon because it helps me to be a better person, by inspiring me to try to be more like my Savior Jesus Christ. The Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ helps me to treat others as children of God, to be mindful of the needs of others, and to abstain from judging others. Being Mormon has helped me to be a better husband, father, brother, friend, neighbor, and employee.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to be obedient to the principles of the gospel that were taught by Jesus Christ, and which continue to be taught by living prophets. I serve as an ecclesiastical leader to the men of our congregation, and try to ensure that they are taught and are striving to live the principles of the gospel. I coordinate monthly visits by the men to the families of our congregation, during which visits the men share spiritual messages and check to ensure the needs of the families they visit are being met. I conduct regular one-on-one meetings with the men to discuss their personal progress, the progress of the families they visit, any needs or concerns they or the families they visit may have, and then work with them to provide encouragement, address any areas of concern, and set goals. I live my faith by trying to be understanding and tolerant of others' beliefs, while nevertheless standing up for those things I know to be true.