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Hi I'm Kevin.

I grew up in Texas. I'm a Tiger, a Cougar, and an Aggie. I'm an Anthropologist. Most importantly, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love video games, comic books, movies and music. I enjoy nature, as well as, photography, history, and a good book. I am a second generation Mormon: my mother and father are both converts to the church. I am the oldest of three boys and the first member of our family to go for a post-graduate degree. I am currently pursing my PhD in Anthropology and, I spent two interesting years as a missionary in Hong Kong. I am married to a wonderful woman and have a curious Labrador Retriever named Sam.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was raised as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I am a Mormon for one, and only one, reason. I prayed, and, I asked my Heavenly Father if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was His only true church. I received a witness of that truth directly to my soul in a way that was both unique and indescribable. I knew Heavenly Father had heard my prayer and provided a personal answer to me that was unmistakable and intimate. I am Mormon because my Heavenly Father revealed to me that this is His Gospel and that following it would bring me joy: it's as simple as that.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving in my local congregation as a teacher for the 12-14 year old boys, as an adviser to all boys from 12-18, and as a Scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts of America. I also visit a couple of families in my congregation each month and share a message about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Mainly, I live my faith in quiet, personal, ways by following the example of Jesus Christ in the Bible and the Book of Mormon.

How can we stop the spread and influence of pornography?

I don't think that anyone, if they sat and thought about it, would actually think that pornography makes them happy. I doubt they really even enjoy it. Like any other addiction, it can destroy lives, families, and futures. One of the best ways to stop the spread and influence of pornography is to teach your children about the beauty of the human body and it's sacred purpose in our Heavenly Father's Plan for our lives. Teach them to respect their bodies, to take care of their body through proper eating, sleeping, and exercising, and to strive to keep their minds clean by thinking wholesome thoughts. As adults, we can petition the government for stricter laws concerning pornography, limit access to the Internet or keep our Internet in a family location in our homes, turn off movies, television or music that contains suggestive themes. Most importantly, we can choose to avoid pornography in our language, our dress, our gestures and our thoughts. If we have developed problems with pornography we can seek professional help, as well as, help from our loving Savior, Jesus Christ, and our Heavenly Father. Show more Show less