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Hi I'm Matt N

I'm a U.S. Air Force Psychologist, author, father, husband, sports enthusiast and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Life is great! My wife and three kids are my biggest priority and we have lots of fun and adventures every week. I look forward to going to work everyday as a military psychologist. It is an honor to help military members and families work through their trials of life as they have sacrificed so much for their country. Deploying to Iraq with the Army has been the highlight of my career. Life is a crazy roller coaster with it's many ups and down... but I am enjoying the ride!

Why I am a Mormon

For as long as I can remember I have always had a faith in Jesus Christ. As I was graduating high school, I had a number of scholarship offers to run track. Following my athletic dreams were more important to me than serving a two-year mission at the time. So I left home and went to the University of Nebraska to reach my athletic potential. Living on my own, I learned to pray more earnestly as I went through difficult times and my faith in Jesus Christ grew. For the first time, I felt that I needed to go on a mission so I left my scholarship behind and headed out to Novosibirsk, Russia (Siberia). My two years in Siberia was foundational to my spiritual development. It was a difficult two years full of tears and hardships. However, through all the blessings and miracles I witnessed my faith in Christ became unshakable. As I have continued to study the scriptures, science, historical events and documents, my faith continues to grow. The more I learn, the more beautifully I understand how God's plan is woven together. Without a doubt, I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the true church of Jesus Christ. The restored teachings of the Mormon church are not new and do not contradict the bible. It only compliments, enlightens, makes sense of discrepancies, and draws us closer to our Savior.

How I live my faith

I live my faith one day at a time. I try to read the scriptures and pray everyday. Since I drive 35 minutes to and from work, I like listening to religious and historical speakers on many different subjects on my I-Pod so that I can continue to learn and grow in my faith. Right now I volunteer about 7 hours per week working as the Executive Secretary for our Bishop. I schedule all the visits people want to make with him, create agendas for his meetings, and do many other administrative tasks to help the congregation function smoothly.