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Hi I'm Kevin

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of three and a husband to a beautiful wife. I have an MBA and work for an international airline. I enjoy the airline business but I really don't like to fly. However I am trying to get over it and my wife and I have taken recent trips to China and New Zealand. I enjoy sports and spending time with my family. I grew up in a small town as one of eight kids.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church but I still had to find out on my own if being Mormon was something that I wanted to be. My first real spiritual experience came when I was around 10 years old. I prayed to know if Heavenly Father was real and if he knew who I was. I was blessed to feel an outpouring of love from my Heavenly Father through a warm, peaceful feeling. There was no doubt after that point that God is real. I gained an appreciation of the Temple when I went to the open house of the Portland Oregon Temple as a youth. Being able to walk through the Temple with my family and to feel of the spirit there gave me a greater understanding that families are forever. Through these experiences and others, my testimony grew. I am grateful to my family for teaching me about Heavenly Father and Jesus and allow me opportunities to gain my own testimony. I know for myself that Heavenly Father and Jesus live and that they know who I am and that they care about me. I know that as I make good choices in my life, I will be eligible to return to live with Them and with my family for eternity. This knowledge has been a great benefit in my life. Now as a father, I look at the "social norms" in society and am thankful that I can teach my children that decisions have consequences, good or bad, immediate or far reaching. Being a Mormon gives me and my family eternal perspective on life. It helps us endure the hardships and trials of life and gives hope where it seems hope is lost. Truly, my relationship with Heavenly Father and Jesus is my most prized possession on this earth.

How I live my faith

As I was born in the church, I have participated in many activities. I served for two years in New York City as a missionary to the Spanish speaking people there. I have also helped in Cub Scouts and taught the 12 and 13 year olds on Sundays. Currently, I make sure that the men in our congregation are doing well. This is done by organizing and reporting on home visits performed by the congregation. Each adult male is assigned a companion (sometimes a young man) and a few families to visit on a monthly basis. This is to help ensure that each family has their physical and spiritual needs met. It also helps to create friendships among our congregation. We also plan social activities and service projects in the community.