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Hi I'm Rob Kiser

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 53 years old, married with a great wife and have 3 wonderful children. I am a retired Federal Air Traffic Controller and pilot. Currently, I am a full time Student attempting to get into law school. I love playing golf and doing outdoor things with my family the most. I am a semi professional photographer and love shooting old barns and weather ages buildings. I am very active in church and serve as 2nd Assistant in our High Priest Group.

Why I am a Mormon

On my 21st birthday, I was sitting at my parents home and really wondering what I wanted my life to become. I was in college and searching religions trying to make sense out of them all. I had never heard of Mormon's or Joseph Smith or Brigham Young. I thought that Mormon's were just a great choir... Well, I was sure about my desires to find a religion that I could relate to. That's when I saw a Mormon TV commercial and the curiosity was on to see what it was all about. I started talking to LDS Missionaries and began taking the discussions. After taking all the lessons, I KNEW that this was for me. I made the decision to be baptized and have never been happier. I love this gospel and the family values it teaches. I only desire everyone to know what I know..

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to adhere to the teaching of the church. By trying to live by example and not act like a hipocrit. I believe in the teachings of Jesus Christ and that of the Mormon's. I love serving my Heavenly Father and would do anything to build up the kingdom of God.

Who are the Mormons?

Rob Kiser
Mormons are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which was organized in 1830. As of 2010 the Church had a worldwide membership of approximately 14 million people. The Church headquarters in Salt Lake City Utah. Mormons believe the Bible and Jesus’ teachings in revelations to modern-day Apostles and Prophets. Mormons believe that their church is the same as the original church Jesus established when He was on the earth (see Ephesians 2:19-20, 4:11-14). The name ‘Mormon’ is a nickname because of the Church’s belief in the Book of Mormon (ancient scripture revealed to and recorded by prophets in the Americas during the same time the Bible was being written in the Old World.) Show more Show less

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

Rob Kiser
You can be forgiven of your sins through the Atonement of Jesus Christ by the process of repentance. Because Heavenly Father knew we would sometimes make wrong choices, He provided a way for us to be forgiven of our sins (John 3:16). He provided a Savior, Jesus Christ, who suffered for our sins in the Garden of Gethsemane and on the cross so that when we sincerely repent, we can be forgiven (Book of Mormon, Mosiah 4:6). When we sincerely repent, we: ■Confess the sin to both God and anyone who has been harmed by our sin. In cases of serious sin, confession needs to be made to the proper priesthood authority. ■Ask forgiveness from God and from anyone we have harmed. ■When possible, repair the damage we have done. ■Forsake our sins. ■Strive to keep the commandments. Sincere repentance brings peace and forgiveness. God has promised, “Behold, he who has repented of his sins, the same is forgiven, and I, the Lord, remember them no more” (Doctrine and Covenants 58:42). Show more Show less

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Rob Kiser
Along with evidence of His marvelous creations all around you, Heavenly Father has given you many ways to know for yourself that He lives. You can: ■ Talk to Him through prayer and ask Him for reassurance and love. ■ Read the testimonies of special witnesses called apostles and prophets. They have had sacred experiences with God and have recorded these experiences in sacred books called scriptures. ■ Keep His commandments, which bring you closer to God and help you know that He lives. Your belief in God will grow as you: Pray to Heavenly Father (James 1:5). Study the scriptures (2 Timothy 3:14-17). Obey God’s commandments (John 14:21-23). As you act on your desire to believe, God will strengthen your belief in Him until it becomes sure knowledge (Book of Mormon, Alma 32:27-35). Show more Show less

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Rob Kiser
Family relationships can last forever—not just for this life. Just as some of life’s sweetest joys can come through family associations, the loss of a beloved family member can be a source of our deepest sorrows. Jesus Christ gave power to His disciples to seal families together forever when He said, “And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven” (Matthew 16:19). Death does not need to be the end of our relationships with cherished loved ones. The Lord revealed to Joseph Smith that the “same sociality which exists among us here will exist among us there [in eternity], only it will be coupled with eternal glory” (Doctrine and Covenants 130:2). Family members who accept the Atonement of Jesus Christ and follow His example can be together forever through sacred ordinances performed in God’s holy temples. These ordinances seal a husband and wife together for all eternity and children to their parents as an eternal family. (See: “The Family: A Proclamation to the World”) Show more Show less