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Hi I'm Bart

I'm a Mormon. I joined this church 34 years ago, with my wife. I grew up in San Diego, CA.

About Me

I'm currently working for a small start-up company that helps New York Times best selling authors sell their books on the internet. I enjoy woodworking and using computers. I previously have been involved with logistics and distribution efforts in the manufacturing sector. I'm a husband and father with two beautiful daughters, with seven grandsons.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church many years ago and I've never regretted or have had second thoughts about that decision. It's been the best decision I've made, next to proposing marriage to my wife. In my conversion process, I never had a marvelous spiritual manifestation or a singular standout moment in which I knew the church was true. Instead, my conversion was part intellectual, part spiritual, and in the early stages where I leaned on the conviction and testimony of others. But what has been consistent is the quiet and sweet spiritual influence of the Holy Spirit which has enlarge my soul one little bit at a time. I can tell I'm a changed man. My heart has been changed and softened and my spiritual sensitivity has increased. It's been a slow and steady process for me. But, in looking back now to the time before my conversion, it is so clear and distinct that I cannot deny the truth of what I know: This is the true church of Jesus Christ; There are prophets on the earth today; and personal revelation is available to all, who sincerely desire it and will conform their lives to the gospel sufficiently to qualify for it.

How I live my faith

I'm active in my local congregation. I'm feel my best when I'm able to serve others. I've served in a variety of assignments and callings throughout my participation as a member of the church. Some have been large many have been not so large. I've learn something from all of them. In reality it's not where you serve but how you serve. By the way, I'm still learning. I'm currently involved in assisting members and interested non-members of this region who want to be better prepared for times of adversity, by setting aside food commodities as part of long term food storage plan. I help run a dry-pack cannery that's specifically focused on this effort.