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Hi I'm Kalan

I grew up in Texas, and served a Mission in Washington and Idaho. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised by good parents who taught me right from wrong. They enrolled me in Cub Scouts and eventually Boy Scouts when I was younger. With my parents guidance and the guidance of my Scout and Church leaders I have developed a desire to do good. I became an Eagle Scout at a very young age. By doing this, it helped increase my desire to excel in everything that I do as well as serve those around me.

Why I am a Mormon

My mom grew up as a member of the church, and my dad converted when he was in the military. I was born in the church and grew up with it being my life. By small and simple things that have taken place in my life I have developed a testimony for myself that it is true. I know with all of my heart that this is the Church of Jesus Christ once again upon the earth.

How I live my faith

I have held many callings or positions in the church while growing up. In February 2008 I was blessed with the opportunity to serve in the Washington Spokane Mission as a Missionary and representative of Jesus Christ. I cherish every memory I have of those 2 years I spent serving with all of my heart, might, mind and strength. Currently, I am the 2nd Counselor in the Elder's Quorum Presidency. In this position I assist The President of the Quorum in lifting up and edifying the men we go to church with. It has been a great calling that has helped me grow so much.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

We believe in the verse John 3:5 which says "Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." We believe that we must be baptized in order to return to live with God. Many people have not had the chance to be baptized by the Priesthood Authority of God, so we are baptized for them and they are able to choose whether to accept or reject the baptism that has been performed. For additional reading check out 1 Cor. 15 Show more Show less