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Hi I'm Larry

I grew up in the Southern CA desert. My wife and I live in London, England and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a former hospital executive with a home in the beautiful Northwest. I love to golf, fish, swim and hike.

Why I am a Mormon

I have believed that Jesus Christ is my personal Savior and Redeemer all of my life. I am a Mormon because this faith includes the fully restored gospel of Jesus Christ. The Book of Mormon is scripture, just like the Bible. Like the Bible it came to us through the writings of prophets. Many gospel truths were changed or lost in translation of the Bible through the ages. That's a key reason that the true Church had to be restored through the Prophet Joseph Smith. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers an institutional church patterned after the one Christ established himself while here on earth, with a prophet and apostles. We have access to constant revelation from God, through personal prayer, and through these prophets and apostles, to help us through our times and our challenges. I know, through the witness of the Holy Ghost, that this church is true. After living its teachings for 56 years, as a member, I bear testimony to you that it will bring you lasting joy through following the full teachings of Christ, and by keeping His commandments each day. Although I make poor choices from time to time, I can repent and God will forgive me. Ultimately as I worthily endure to the end, I can live with God again with my eternal family. This is possible because I have been sealed, by priesthood authority, to my wife and our posterity in the Temple. This prospect brings me great happiness and joy.

How I live my faith

My wife and I have been married for almost 41 years. We currently are serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in London, England. We work with young single adults, (YSA) aged 18-30. These young people are a joy to serve. They are bright, energetic and fun. Most are here studying for a graduate degree, learning English as a foreign language, or working. Many are away from home and miss their usual support groups, so they value the friendly support my wife and I try to provide them. We try to help with career counselling, how to manage the stress of a demanding academic schedule, and how to live spiritual, virtuous lives in a world that is all too wordly. Each week we provide a dinner for the 60-70 attendees of the religion classes. We support them in planning, organizing and implementing the wholesome activities they design. We try to be good examples of a loving Christian marriage based on scriptural teachings. We feel very blessed to serve these wonderful young people. I served as the Chairman of the Board of the Hospital Association of Southern California, a non-profit trade association for 177 hospitals in that region. This was a volunteer role elected by my peer Chief Executive Officers of member hospitals. I also serve on the Board of Directors for five years of HealthEast, a non-profit health system of four hospitals in St. Paul, MN. Serving others is a basic belief my wife and I have tried to put into practice whenever possible.