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Hi I'm Kent

I'm a Dad, I'm a Husband, I'm a BBQ fanatic, I love my Savior Jesus Christ and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to an incredible woman who I love dearly and feel blessed to have as my wife. I have 3 beautiful daughters who bring me great joy, laughter, and teach me more then I think I am teaching them. I am a Technical Trainer and a Network Engineer. I love to cook and have a passion for BBQ. I enjoy sports, camping and spending time with my family. My whole life I have struggle with my wieght. It has been a constant trial and difficult to overcome. I also wish that money feally did grow on trees and that I was a better farmer. But despite all my many weakness and the trials in my life I have always felt loved and supported by my Heavenly Father. I know that I am a child of God, that He knows me personally and His love for me is unconditional. That feeling of love and the powerful witness of knowing that Jesus Christ is my Savior gives me great strength and is my foundation and my rock.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a wonderful LDS family and have always been an active imember of my church. As a teenager I had an amazing group of friends. We always had fun and we tried to stay out of trouble. When it came time to serve a mission for my church I did because that was what I was supposed to do. The night before I left I was packing my suitcase and watching my last football game for 2 years. I saw a sign that had John 3:16 on it. I read that verse over and over again and it was a very powerful experience for me. God love us so he gave his Only Begotten Son. The least I could do to show my love for God and his Son was to dedicate 2 years of my life to them. I realized then I was not going because I was supposed too but I went to show my love for them. While in the Missionary Training Center I finished the Book of Mormon. It was the first time reading it all the way through because I wanted too and not because I was supposed too. I will never forget, nor deny the feelings that came over me as I knelt beside my bed that night and offered a simple yet heartfelt prayer. Before I could go share the message with others, I needed to know if it was true. I needed to know if what I had read in the Book of Mormon and what I had been taught my whole life was true. In that dark dorm room I gained a powerful testimony of the Atonement of Jesus Christ and that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was His church and the only one on earth that contained the fullness of His gospel. IT WAS TRUE, it is true. I testify to you that if you have desire to know the truth you can pray, asking in faith and God will answer your prayers as he did mine.

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday for 3 hours and often with meetings and other things I am in a white shirt and tie much longer then that. But my faith does not end when church is over or when the white shirt and tie comes off. I try to live my beliefs each day. I try to be His servant and obey His commandments. I am not perfect at anything but I wil keep trying because I love my Savior and I want to be more like Him.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Kent
A testimony is what you believe or know to be true. For example I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior. That is the foundation of my testimony. You can gain a testimony by researching and learning about something and then pray about it. Our Heavenly Father will send the Holy Ghost or the Spirit to teach us what truth is. The Holy Ghost wil teach us by the feelings in our hearts and the thoughts in our minds. Show more Show less