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Hi I'm Kevin

I'm a father of five and a grandfather of four. I'm an engineer. I love my family, the gospel and my work.

About Me

I am first of all a husband and a dad - father of 5 wonderful children, and a grandpa of 4 of the cutest little boys you can imagine. I have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and was a professor for ten years. Six years ago I resigned my faculty position to start a small company to commercialize the patents that my graduate students and I generated.  I love the gospel of Jesus Christ. I love the joy that it brings into my life. It puts a skip in my step and a smile on my face. I'm truly happy when I live according to the precepts of the gospel. I love what the gospel has done for my family. The love and joy that we feel at home is something I treasure beyond words. The gospel has made me all that I am today.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know the gospel of Jesus Christ is true. As a professor for ten years I have had the privilege and honor to teach many very bright and talented students. However, I cannot say that very many of the current theories, or even the equations discussed in our classes are absolutely, eternally true. What I have learned; however, is that I can say that there are some things that I know for sure are true. That list is quite short, but it includes the following: I love my wife and children, and now grandchildren; and I know that God lives and answers our prayers. My prayers regarding the truthfulness of the gospel have been answered. This is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

It really is the small things that are the big things in life. We try to read scriptures together as a family every day (we are not exactly perfect - but we keep trying), we have family home evening each week. We spend our Sunday afternoons discussing the gospel. In our family we started a tradition of singing a hymn and kneeling together for family prayer every morning and evening. We simply try to follow the guidance of church leaders, and listen to and obey the promptings of the Holy Spirit in our daily walk of life.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Kevin
The Bible warns us to beware of false prophets, but immediately tells how one can tell the difference between a false prophet and a true prophet - it is simply this "Ye shall know them by their fruits" (Matt 7:15-16). The fruit of the Prophet Joseph Smith, and of Mormonism itself is "The Book of Mormon Another Testament of Jesus Christ". By this fruit you can know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet, and hence that Mormonism is in fact true. Please read the entire last chapter (Moroni 10) and observe the promise in verses 3-5. I took this promise to heart, I read and prayed and through the Holy Spirit I learned without doubt that the Book of Mormon is true, that God answers our prayers, and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is what it claims to be - simply this - the restored Church of Jesus Christ on the earth today. My life has never been the same. I have more joy in my life today as a result of this truth than I could have imagined possible. You can have it too! Show more Show less

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Kevin
The Mormon lifestyle is a 7-day a week thing. We don't just go to church on Sunday and be done; rather our lifestyle is wrapped around service to all who stand in need of our help. We spend time with our families; we strive to be men and women of the highest integrity; we work hard, we play hard, and we have fun! Show more Show less

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

Kevin
We believe that baptism by immersion is essential. It is the means of entering into a covenant to serve God and our fellow man here on earth. It is beginning of our pathway to be "born again". Symbolically, it represents the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. But it also represents the death and burial of our old selves, the death and burial of our sins. When we come up out of the water it represents a new life in Christ. Literally a new birth, a new life that is full of joy, free from remorse of past sins. It is the physical representation of "putting off the natural man and becoming a saint through the atonement of Christ" (Mosiah 3:19) Show more Show less