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Hi I'm Kurt

I live in Texas. I work for a government contractor as a project manager. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband, a Dad of seven children and a Grandfather of 2 beautiful little girls. I have a degree in engineering and work as a Project Manager for a Government Contractor. I am presently working on a PhD in Systems Engineering and Management. I enjoy music, playing my acoustic guitar, watching my alma mater (which isn’t BYU or the University of Utah) play football and basketball.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints my freshman year at college. I grew up going to the Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ). Every Sunday found my family at Church in the morning and every Sunday night we were at Christian Youth Fellowship and choir practice. When I was 15 my 16 year old sister passed away from leukemia. My older sister began a search for answers which she found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Through my older sister I came into contact with the Church. As I prayed and read the Book of Mormon, I received a sure answer to my prayers that God wanted me to join this Church. In the 35 years since that event, my testimony of the truthfulness of the Church has grown. I have come to realize the remarkable blessings that come from family and service in the Church. Everyone is given the opportunity to serve and speak in the Church. This creates opportunities for spiritual growth and closeness with the Savior as we work with Him to bless the lives of others.

How I live my faith

I have served in callings/responsibilities that were administrative in nature (such as being a clerk). I have served with the youth as a Seminary teacher. Seminary is a program in the Church for High School aged youth meeting from 6:00 to 6:45 AM every day school is in session. This provides spiritual balance for the secular education they receive in High School. I have also served in the Young Men’s organizations and Boy Scouts. The vast majority of Mormon congregations have a Boy Scout troop. I have also served in the Men’s organization. I presently serve as a Bishop, which means I am the administrative head of a congregation and responsible for the spiritual uplift of the members as well. In all of the responsibilities I have had, I have enjoyed the opportunity to serve in Savior’s name to bless the lives of His children. The most important work I do is within the walls of my home with my family and my personal worship of God.