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Hi I'm Josh

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married to an amazing girl named Emily. She's my rock. I have one son and one daughter, Rex and Evelyn. I love being a dad. I recently graduated from Duke University with an MBA. Yes, I love Duke Basketball--don't hold that against me. I work as an investment banker in Richmond, VA. I am also a graduate of BYU--go Cougs! . I love college football, basketball, fly fishing and running. I grew up in a small farm town in Washington State.

Why I am a Mormon

I became active in the Church when I was 14 years old. I remember the first day I walked in the door and Brother Jones was there at the door greeting people as they walked in. He grabbed my hand and about shook my arm off. He expressed his appreciation for me being there, and from then on, I never stopped going. I was impressed that this man expressed such excitement for my attendance and immediately made me feel like I was always meant to be there. I have found that my membership in the Church has given me a foundation for life. It structures everything I do and helps me to put life into its proper perspective. Most importantly, I have felt the inspiration of the Holy Ghost as I have followed the Church's teachings. I believe that we can receive revelation from God to know if the things we learn in life are true. I believe that He has revealed truth to me throughout my life. I have found incredible happiness following His teachings.

How I live my faith

I will be the first to say that I'm not perfect, but try my best to live the teachings of the Church and follow Christ's example. I've served in the Church in many capacities including teaching the Gospel Doctrine and Gospel Principles classes. I also served a mission in Phoenix Arizona from 1999 to 2001. I feel that my greatest effort now is to be a good husband and father.