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Hi I'm Kevin

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I retired from the Air Force after serving 27 years active duty. My hobbies include motorcycle riding, scuba diving, gardening, working on cars, woodworking, and spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

My introduction to the Church came about by praying to God. I was having girlfriend problems at the time and I poured out my heart to God to help me with my problems. It was not long after I prayed that I was placed in a situation that caused me to ask a girl in my first and second period class at high school for a date. After having a wonderful first date, I wanted to continue being with her. It was after a few dates that I discovered she was a Mormon. When the question of marriage came up, she said she would only marry a member of the Church. At first this made me upset and I reluctantly agreed to the first discussion with the missionaries, but when they taught I could feel the Spirit and I was reminded in my heart about the prayer I offered many months before. It was when the discussion of the principle of eternal families was being taught I knew I wanted to be a member of Christ's church were the fullness of his doctrine and blessings were taught. Now after 30 years of wonderful marriage to the special lady that introduced me to the gospel, our lives have been truly blessed. The church provided us with the ability to learn the gospel not just hear it, but learn for ourselves and apply Christ's teachings in serving others. It's the fullness of gospel of Jesus Christ and the application of its doctrine and principles that is the reason for my true, lasting happiness.

How I live my faith

The church as taught me to study the scriptures, the Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, and Doctrine and Covenants, pray daily, and hold at least a weekly family discussion centered around the teaching of Christ that we call Family Home Evening. I am given responsibilities to help other families learn the gospel of Christ in a role called a hometeacher. As a hometeacher, I visit families assigned to me at least monthly to watch over, teach, serve, and care for them as they desire. This has brought both happiness to me and those families I was blessed with the opportunity to serve. The service sometimes is as simply as a short visit and discussion to repairing roofs or preparing for a hurricane. It's a good feeling knowing as you serve you are really an instrument for the Lord to bless the lives of others. I am also grateful for the opportunity to make and keep sacred covenants with the Lord in his house known as temples. It is in the temples that the covenant of eternal marriage is performed. I so grateful to have my family forever.