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Hi I'm Kory

I grew up in Smithfield Utah, and I am pursuing a career in Podiatry. I served a Mormon mission in Albania for 2 years.

About Me

I love to play video games, and to play with any kind of technology or gadgets. I also love to read, and to watch movies. I love watching sports especially anything at the collegiate level. I'm an avid tennis and basketball player, but I love to play any sport. I'm also in in medical school and eager to get into practice. I have a beautiful wife and child with twins on the way!. They mean the world to me!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have a testimony of the teachings of his church. I've grown up in the church with my family being members, but there is a time in everyone's life where we must truly decide if we have a desire to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. Through serving Heavenly Father's children in various capacities, and learning more about the restoration of his gospel in our day through the prophet Joseph Smith I have felt the spirit in my life. I have had those feelings of truthfulness come into my life as I have learned more of the history of the church, and read the Book of Mormon. I am grateful for the blessings that have been abundant in my life, and I know that there are more as I strive to live by his restored truths in these latter-days. I am grateful for the gospel in and that it shows me what I need to do to live with my family, and Heavenly Father. There are so many things in our day that are distractions, and that pull us in different directions. Through prayer I can learn of what direction my Heavenly Father would have me go. Peer pressure begs us to do and say things that our Heavenly Father does not approve of, and I'm grateful for the scriptures and modern day prophets that teach, and give us strength to overcome these obstacles. I know that Joseph Smith restored Jesus Christ's church in our day, and that he was given the authority through Peter, James, and John and John the Baptist. I know that the Book of Mormon is a true record of Prophets in the America, and that it is a companion with the bible and that by reading it we can become closer to our Heavenly Father. I also know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the only true and living church upon the face of the earth, and I'm grateful for that knowledge. I know that ANYONE can come unto Christ and that he invites everyone to read the Book of Mormon and to pray about the truthfulness of these things and gain a testimony of them.

How I live my faith

I serve as a Family History consult in my ward. My calling serves to instruct members of the ward how to better serve those who have passed on. Part of the mission of the church is to help those who have passed on receive the necessary things in order to live with their Heavenly Father again through proxy work in the temples. It is a wonderful calling and gives me the chance to serve his children in many different capacities. I am also a hometeacher. Hometeaching consists of watching over the families that are assigned to me. It is a wonderful thing, and allows the members in the ward to stay connected outside of church and to care for one another. Hometeaching provides another means through which we can teach one another more about the Gospel, and become closer to our Heavenly Father. It is also another opportunity to serve one another, as that is always something we should be striving to do. Through serving others I always feel the spirit more in my life.

What is faith?

True faith is focused in and on the Lord Jesus Christ and always leads to righteous action. The Prophet Joseph Smith taught that “faith is the first principle in revealed religion, and the foundation of all righteousness” and that it is also “the principle of action in all intelligent beings” Lectures on Faith 1985, 1. Action alone is not faith in the Savior, but acting in accordance with correct principles is a central component of faith. Thus, “faith without works is dead” James 220 Show more Show less