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Hi I'm Jasan

I’m a graphic designer, a husband, a father, and I’m a Mormon.

About Me

I have been a print graphic designer for 18 years now. After being out of work off and on for the last year and a half, I just started a new job. I'm really excited to have this job. My beautiful, wonderful wife and I are raising 5 boys, nope, no girls. My oldest is serving a two-year, full-time church mission in the Philippines. We really miss him, but we know he is where the Lord wants him. Our twins are HS Seniors. Our Freshman is a typical teenager, he thinks he's ready for adulthood. And the youngest is living up to his nickname, "The Destroyer." Life is exciting.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church. However, I still consider myself a "convert." There was a time when I was 18 that I was confronted with what it was that I truly believed in. I knew the stories, but decided to really searched the scriptures and particularly read the Book of Mormon all the way through for the first time. I prayed to know if what I had been following all my life was true or if it was just tradition. For the first time in my life I really wanted to know for myself. Finally, I received an answer. The Holy Ghost testified to me that the Church is true. It wasn't a vision or angelic visit, but it was a burning feeling inside that told me the Book of Mormon is true, that Joseph Smith was called of God, and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is His true Church. I'm so happy every day that I decided to care enough about finding the answers for myself. So, I converted from being a believer in my parents' beliefs to a believer in the true gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

Back a short time ago I was the Bishop of our ward. What that basically means is that I was the pastor of our local congregation. You see, we have a lay ministry. We are called of God to serve where He wants us. I accepted the calling, and served without pay for a few years, dedicating most of the hours that I was not at my career job, sleeping or spending a little time with my family. It was a lot of sacrifice. But, when God calls us to serve, He provides a way to make it all work out. I grew spiritually and my family was also greatly blessed. A while back the Lord released me from that calling and called another. That is how it works. I have now been called to teach the 7-year-old children's Sunday class. I enjoy the opportunities to help them understand Christ's love for them and the foundation of His gospel.