Jeff Borders was born in Spokane, Washington and has lived there since. He is a self published author, focusing in science fiction and fantasy, but he enjoyes writing in all its forms. By trade he is a Respiratory Therapist, but he is also active in his community as a volunteer firefighter, as well as being active in his church. He holds many additional teaching certifications for his fields of employment and he enjoys educating others.
Jeff married his wife Crystyne in 2003, and together they have four, very fun and energetic children.
His website is www.jeffbordersbooks.com
For members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the temple is something above and beyond a customary chapel or meetinghouse. Temples, just as in Old Testament times, are special, sacred places.
We don’t have recent numbers as to percentage of young men serving a full-time teaching mission. However, in 1991 a survey was done, which found that 32 percent of young men serve two 2-year teaching missions.
I can’t help but think of my own relationship with my parents. If I don’t speak to them for some time and then go to them to ask them for something, they don’t scoff at me or scorn me for my failure to communicate.