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Hi I'm Ken

Life's adventures have taken us from Utah to Wyoming, Colorado and Alaska. We're now prepared for our next adventure back in Utah.

About Me

Whether living and enjoying adventures in Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming or Utah, my greatest joy in life is teaching my children, grandchildren and friends about heavenly and eternal topics. Teaching them how to apply principles of truth in situational life is a foundational joy. There is comfort and fulfillment at home, church, Scouting, business and especially in the mission field when teaching and expressing gratitude for God's heavenly principles. There's always something about that special fishing trip, that special lesson, the inspirational vista while on family outings, that just isn't complete until at the end of the day around an evening campfire a prayerful supplication of thanks is shared Heavenward and our hopes become all the brighter for the next adventure. I am blessed with a heavenly knowledge of God, His principles and His presence. I know He loves me, cares for me, blesses me, protects me and is for the most part pleased with my direction. I am blessed with a knowledge of His revelatory privileges. I am grateful that He chooses to teach me (if I'll let Him), just as my children will allow me to teach them. I'm blessed to know that there's more to life than this life. I also know there's much more to come to those who will seek His face and who will strive to be like Him.

Why I am a Mormon

Simply put, it's because I needed to know if the doctrines were all true. Through study, faith, prayer and application of commandments and principles I have a knowledge and a sure witness born of no one other than the still small voice of the spirit that the Book of Mormon is a companion to the Bible in testifying of the reality of Jesus Christ and His restored eternal truths. This gospel is an eternal gift that everyone deserves to fully embrace and explore. I cannot remember a time in my life when I did not know that Jesus Christ was the son of God and that I had a Father in Heaven, but I did need to explore numerous doctrinal concepts. I am thankful for the cadence of events that helped me to know that my Father in Heaven heard my prayers, was willing and loving enough to answer those prayers and that those answers were ratified and confirmed by the quiet heavenly touch of the Spirit. I'm confident that if God would answer my prayers, that he will and can answer all prayers, if we will invest in getting the answers.

How I live my faith

My life is my faith and my faith is my life. It encircles and embraces me. It embraces my marriage, my children, my neighborhood, my service, everything. I can't remember when through faith and purpose I didn't have something to do to support, help and contribute to my fellow man. I continue to learn with greater depth how much the Savior loves us when I serve Him. I serve Him as a husband and father and then as a servant in whatever capacity called. The traction gained through serving our fellow man as the Savior would, creates a remarkable connection to living life to its fullest.  I am eternally grateful for the opportunity the Redeemer of the World has given me to invest in the lives of my fellow man and I am eternally grateful for the personal investment the Savior has made in me. I am not perfect, but I know that through the atoning love of Jesus Christ, I can become perfected and sanctified.

What is the difference between attending church and the temple?

I love to worship in both places. The purposes of worship within a congregation as families are different than the purposes of worshipping within the temple. Although sacred in both places, temple worship tends to be more private, personal and reverent. Worship within a congregation lends itself to private and personal, but also includes interaction, teaching, academics, administration and service both direct and indirect for the entire family. Show more Show less