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Hi I'm Matt Klinker

I was raised on a farm in Montana. I have been married for almost three years and have a 9 month old son. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I served my mission when I turned 19 to Riverside, California. I am from a small town in Montana and grew up on a farm. I really enjoy playing basketball, football, and golf. I am currently attending Brigham Young University and working towards going to dental school. I was married in the Cardston, Alberta temple during the summer of 2010.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised a member of the church. My dad joined before I was born, but the remainder of his family has not joined. I have been able to see the difference the gospel can make. The relatives on my dads side are good people, but I can see how the plan of salvation would make some of their struggles easier to handle and could comfort them. I also gained an even stronger testimony as I served my mission. It helped me to recognize the blessings from living the gospel day by day.

How I live my faith

My wife and I are currently finishing our college education. When we still had two years left of school, we felt the Lord wanted us to start our family. We knew that it would be difficult, but we put our trust in the Lord and went forward with faith that things would work out. One year later we had our baby boy, Maverick. We are able to finish our senior year of school and balance the time necessary to raise, nourish, and care for our son. Our son has been such a blessing in our lives. He has brought us closer together as a family. Having him has helped us be more effective with our time and to have more meaningful family activities. If it would have been up to me, I would have waited until we finished school to consider starting a family. I gave up my will to follow God's will when we started our family early. Since that moment, I have seen the Lord's hand in my families life as we have been blessed for following him. I have seen the Lord strengthen my wife and myself as we balance our time and energy. I have seen the Lord strengthen my marriage as we have sacrificed for our son and even had to sacrifice some time with each other because our schedules were opposite. I know that the Lord will provide a way for you to accomplish anything that He asks of you.