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Hi I'm Kevin

I grew up in small towns in Arizona. I own a pre-owned car dealership. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy learning. Right now I am very interested in history and the principles of liberty. I am married to my best friend and we have two small children. A 21 month old girl and a 3 month old boy. We like swimming together, going on walks and/or hikes, visiting friends and relatives, and watching movies.

Why I am a Mormon

My father joined the Church when he was 17 years old. He married my mother, who was raised in the church, after he returned from serving a two-year mission to Bolivia. I was born into a loving family. My parents taught me the principles of the gospel and to actively participate in church programs. We had regular scripture study and frequent family home evenings. My parents' expectations for me were very clear. About the time I was finishing up my junior year of high school I began to recognize my life as a child was going to end, and that I would need to begin my life as an adult. I understood (whether it was expressed by my parents or not) that I was expected to serve a full-time mission for the church. I didn't know for myself that the church was true, and didn't want to spend two years of my life telling people that I did. In fact, I realized that I needed to either find out, or do something else entirely, like move out and get a full-time job. I decided to read the Book of Mormon, with the intention of finding out if it were true. I read it, and pondered Moroni 10:3-5. I prayed. I prayed many times. I didn't receive an answer for several weeks. It wasn't until I had a discussion with a friend at school in which I had to defend my beliefs, that I really felt the confirmation of the Holy Ghost. When I received that witness, the rest was very clear. I began preparing to serve a mission. I was blessed to serve in Wisconsin. I wouldn't have picked that mission myself, and it wasn't the most fun in the world, but I grew a lot. My goal for the two years I served was to learn as much as I possibly could about the gospel of Jesus Christ and its full restoration in our day. I had time set aside every day for personal study and I was jealous of that time. I am still a mormon today because of the lessons I learned in those early morning study sessions. The Holy Ghost truly is the greatest teacher of truth.

How I live my faith

I have been blessed with the ability to love the people I am surrounded by. This is especially true when I take the time and make the effort to serve them. Presently I have the opportunity to watch over and serve two families. I do this by visiting them regularly and encouraging them to spend family time together reading the scriptures and praying. Every once in a while the full time missionaries invite me to go visit people with them. I'm not as polished as I used to be, but it's nice to help others understand things that bring me so much joy and peace. I also serve as the leader of a group of about 20-30 men. These men are wonderful people who are trying to live their lives and be happy. We meet together at least every Sunday and have a discussion about gospel principles and counsel from living prophets. We are regularly involved in service projects in our area. Those are some of the things I do. The way I live my faith is more personal. I live my faith by praying every day and trying to live the principles that Jesus taught. I don't always do as well as I should, but I believe in repentance. I try to think clean thoughts and say positive things to people. I try to remember to call people or visit them when they're sick. I try to help out at home with the chores and with the children. I love my wife and kids. That's how I live my faith