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Hi I'm Kyle

I live in Southern California. I love spending time on the beach surfing and swimming. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I like to think I am your everyday average guy, except I am better looking then most. I grew up in a family of six. I have one older sister and two little brothers. We all grew up very close. I love spending time outdoors. I have gone dirtbikeing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, and a lot of other sports. I'm not going to claim that I can go pro in any of these things, or that I am even remotely good, but I do enjoy them. My main hobbies are surfing and skateing on long boards. I grew up on the beach so I try to spend as much time as I can there. I played water polo all of high school and a few years prior to that. Even though I don't follow sports religiously I enjoy playing them. After I finish college I want to go into the law enforcement field. I have always enjoyed helping those around me and I feel that this is the occupation for me.  

Why I am a Mormon

Well when my mom was in her twenties she was looking for the right church. She always felt that there was something missing in her life. From the second she walked into the Mormon church she knew that it was Christ's church. So she was baptized after studying more about the faith. She then married my dad and he too was converted. So a few years later, after my sister, I was born. So even though the church was new in our family, it's all I can remember. Going to church every Sunday seemed normal to me. I could never understand why my friends never went to their church. As I grew up, the church became more and more a part of my life. But as most teenagers do, I fell into the rebellious stage. I love my mom very much, I am definitely a "momma's boy". I never wanted to break her heart, so I never did anything too rebellious. But I was starting to recognize more of what was going on in the world. I began to question a lot of things, about the church and also about other things. I have always been a little stubborn and independent so I didn't want to ask anyone for help or advice. I decided to figure it out on my own, well not all on my own. I turned to God. I have never questioned his existence or love for me. I knew that I would always be able to turn to him to seek help, and I did. I prayed to him. I read about his teachings through the words of the prophets in the scriptures. After doing this for a few months I began to see the purpose of life. I knew why God put me here on this earth. God answered my prayers, and it was the same answers the Mormon church has been teaching me this whole time. I know that Joseph Smith was and still is a prophet called of God. I know that he restored Christ's church to the earth and that we all have an opportunity to be a part of it now. I know that the priesthood authority is back on the earth and the saving ordinances can be complete once again. And I of course know that God answers prayers because He loves all His children and wants all of us to return to live with Him. I am so thankful for the steps my mom took to find these blessings and share them with her family. I know this is true and I want everyone to have the opportunity to hear more about this message, and then most importantly pray about it. I did, and so can you.

How I live my faith

Currently I am a missionary serving in the midwest. I have been in the Illinois/Iowa area since September of '09. We go door to door or person to person in the streets sharing this message that has blessed us so much. We teach people about the doctrine of our faith. We also give lots of community service. I have two little brothers that will serve missions so it is important to me to be a good example to them. I feel that my brothers have always looked up to me in some aspect. The majority of my friends are not Mormon so I try to set an example to them too. When I return to California this September I will go back to school and work, but I will always try to set a good example to those around me. 

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Yes. If “God is the same yesterday, today, and forever” He wouldn’t bless His children in the past with prophets and not us. Read Amos 3:7 for more information. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Yes. If you can't tell by the name of the church (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) then here is Merriam-Webster's definition of Christians: “one who professes belief in the teachings of Jesus Christ.” Christ is my savior and without Him and His teachings I cannot be saved. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

No. Joseph Smith was a man. A very important one called of God to be a prophet, but still a man. Jesus Christ is the savior of the world and it is Him we worship because it is Him who can save us.  Show more Show less