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Hi I'm Ken

I grew up and continue to live in the Pacific Northwest, raised a family here and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Ken and I’m a married 50 year old father of four. I make my living as an electrical engineer in the aerospace industry and I enjoy astronomy, camping, golf, photography, archery hunting and shooting.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined the church when I was about five. However, my family’s activity in the church was limited when I was a youngster. As a teenager, I had to find out the truthfulness of the gospel for myself. It would have been very easy for me to drift away from the gospel and the Church but thankfully I did not. I was blessed with goodly parents and some great friends, mentors and teachers that helped me develop my testimony. I guess the biggest thing that drives my testimony now is that I see the correlation between the blessings I have in my life and obedience to Heavenly Father’s commandments and the lifestyle a follower of Christ must lead. I have seen miracles in my own life. Miracles that were followed by a witness of the Spirit that made it clear why those miracles came. I have seen how the gospel of Jesus Christ in its fullness has enriched the lives of others. I know the Gospel is true and that Jesus Christ is the Savior and Redeemer. I know He has restored His Church in these times to prepare the world for His return someday.

How I live my faith

Being a member of the Church offers many opportunities to serve others. I was blessed to be able to serve a two-year full time mission as a young man. Over the years, I have been privileged to serve as an advisor to young men classes, scout master and other leadership roles in my Ward and Stake. My most important role though is a husband and father. Living my faith means I have to walk the walk and set an example of gospel living for my family. Am I perfect? Hardly. I have plenty of shortcomings and human frailty but I try to live as I should every day. An important part of that daily gospel living is ongoing activity in the Church which helps me learn and get better.