What Is a Church Community?
Loading.....

The video player could not be built.

Do you want to chat with a missionary?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have. Start a chat or call us at 1-888-537-6600.

Hi I'm Kyle

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised in southern California. I sure do miss the year round sunshine and close access to the beach. Since then the activities of life, school, and work have taken me to other places including Utah, Texas, Argentina (La Patagonia) and now Colorado. I feel quite blessed to have a wonderful wife and children that keep me on my toes! I practice medicine in a busy emergency room and enjoy helping the variety of people and health problems that come through our doors each day.

Why I am a Mormon

In a nutshell, being a Mormon brings me peace and happiness each day. As many others have found -- at times life can be quite a challenge. Yet, as I have learned and tried to apply the teachings of Jesus Christ I feel a sense of peace and security. I know that my struggles and challenges here on earth are helping me to become more like my Heavenly Father and Savior Jesus Christ. I have felt that reassurance during quiet moments of personal prayer, as I spend time with my family, or even during a busy and hectic shift in the ER. I know that I am a child of God and that he has a plan and purpose for me. I have witnessed that same peace and happiness in the lives of many others. My father joined the Church as a teenager. My mother comes from a long Mormon heritage. I have observed others throughout the world recognize that the teachings of Jesus Christ can bring them a lasting joy. Yes, I was raised a Mormon and I consider that a great blessing. But much as my father, I have asked God if this is His church upon the earth. He has answered that prayer through the power of the Holy Ghost.

How I live my faith

One of my favorite songs as a child and to this day is entitled "I Am Trying To Be Like Jesus". I still have a long way to go, but I am trying. For me this process of growth includes daily prayer, praying with my wife and children, reading the scriptures, and attending church. It means that I try to be kind, honest, and help others in need. One of the great blessings of the LDS church is the opportunity to work and serve others. We all do this without any form of monetary compensation. I have had the privilige to work with the young toddlers, teenagers, and the adult men of our congregation. I spent two years in Argentina as a missionary. Currently I serve as an assistant (counselor) to the leader (BIshop) of our local congregation. Each of these assignments has allowed me learn from others and better understand the gospel of Jesus Christ. As I am willing to sacrifce my time and talents to help others I have found great happiness.