I am a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; an Early Morning Seminary graduate; a graduate from Ricks College and have attended almost every institute class available; a returned missionary from the New York, NY Mission; a former Seminary instructor; a former Church Service Missionary for the Curriculum Department; a former instructor of Teacher Development; and a former Sunday School instructor. I have graduated from the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada; where I disciplined in Biblical Studies (under Thomas A. Robinson), Philosophy of Science (studying scientific methodology), Biblical Hebrew (under Walter Emanuel Aufrecht who studied under Thomas O. Lambdin of Harvard), Greek (also under Thomas A. Robinson), and Latin. I also have two years of Egyptology (under Ewa Wasilewska) and Assyriology, and Moral Philosophy from the University of Utah. I am an Abecedarian (one who studies the alphabet), a Lexicographer (one who writes dictionaries), and a Translator (one who takes a foreign language and turns it into English) of ancient languages. And on top of all this I am an Eagle Scout.