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Hi I'm Kim

I'm a husband to a wonerful wife, father of 8, i'm a pilot, I love my family, I love to fly and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband to my wonderful wife of 36 years. We have 8 children 7 living and 6 are married to wonderful spouses, 15 grandchildren, soon to be 17 and I love them all. I like to play golf, hunt, fish, ride my horse, fly, and work. I have been a hands on general contractor for 35 years and I love to work with wood. I really enjoy being of service to people, those I know well and those I don't. I hope someday to return to Quito Ecuador and be a volunteer in the orphanages we visited a couple of years ago.It was an amazing experience for me.

Why I am a Mormon

 I was born to parents who were Mormon's and I grew up in the church, however I became a truly converted Mormon while serving as a missionary in Korea. I realized then that I really did believe and know to be true the Gospel of Jesus Christ that I was teaching to the people whom I grew to love in Korea. That was a long time ago and I have been actively serving in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints ever since. I know that Heavenly Father has provided the opportunity for us to have this mortal experience so that we can become more like Him as we follow the teachings of His Son. I find great comfort and joy in the fullness of the Doctrines of Christ found in this His church. 

How I live my faith

I was recently released from serving as the Bishop of my ward in Hailey Idaho and am currently serving with my wife as senior missionaries in Mesa Arizona. I have served as a leader of youth in scouting for many years, and as a volunteer early morning seminary teacher for almost 5 years. I believe that we have a duty to serve in our community too, and served as a school board trustee for about 8 years. I find great satisfaction in life when I am serving others. The Savior told his apostles when he was with them that they should serve one another and I believe that He expects us today to serve one another too. I know that when I do something kind or helpful for someone else I feel good and I know that the good feeling is a blessing from God that always comes. My faith has made me a better man and I am grateful to my Heavenly Father for this blessing in my life.

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

None at all! Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Because it is essential that all of Heavenly Fathers children have the same opportunity to have all the ordinances of salvation. Baptism is an earthly ordinance that is required to enter into the Celestial Kingdom where God himself dwells, many people have lived and died without even knowing about Jesus Christ and his Gospel, baptism for the dead will eventually complete this earthly ordinance for all those who did not have the chance to be baptized in mortality. This will enable them to have the opportunity to accept or reject the ordinance, it will not be forced upon them. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

 Because the Bible testifies of the Devinity of Jesus Christ and teaches much of what we as humans must do to return and live with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ in the Celestial Kingdom. Show more Show less