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Hi I'm Kent

I'm a husband. I'm a father. I'm a dental student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a dad. I'm a husband. I'm a dental student. I enjoy football, basketball, and especially baseball. I also enjoy hunting and fishing. I lived in India for two years.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised Mormon, but didn't really know if the church was true when I was a teenager. I decided to find out for myself. I studied the Book of Mormon and continually prayed to God to give me an answer. The answer didn't come right away. I remained diligent in my study and referred to the Bible to compare doctrine. Finally, after months of work, Heavenly Father answered my prayer. I asked him if the Book of Mormon is a true book. An intense, loving feeling filled my heart and I knew it was true. It was a personal experience with God that I'd never felt before. I felt the love that my Heavenly Father has for me. To this day, I continually pray over the scriptures and doctrines I learn for that same confirmation that came from God. I became a member of the church because God told me that it was true. Being a father, I'm happiest when I am with my wife and children. I know that I can be with them forever through the atonement of Jesus Christ and by following his commandments. Living the gospel has made me a very happy man. I sometimes falter, but I know that I can repent because of the Savior. I know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the Redeemer of the World.

How I live my faith

The most important way I live my faith is in what I do. I'm trying my best to teach my young children the gospel of Jesus Christ and have them feel the love I have for them. If they can feel that love, they may be able to feel of the love that our Father in Heaven has for all of his children. I'm trying to be a good husband to my wife, who married beneath herself. I participate in church and work with the youth. There's been a recent natural disaster in our area and I participate with the men of our church in helping members and non-members protect their homes and belongings. Most importantly, I'm trying to help others everyday.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Kent
Personally, I feel that he has answered my prayers. It didn't come as a bright light. The earth didn't shake. I had a very warm, loving feeling come to me. I believe there is a God, because we can have a personal relationship with him. It takes work and diligently seeking him. In dental school, I've studied the human body to a great extent. The intricacies of how complex our bodies are amazes me. We did not happen by chance. A special moment in my life, where I felt the presence of God the most, was one night my newborn baby woke up crying. I happened to hear him first, so I rushed in to get him so my wife could sleep. It was the middle of finals week my senior year of my bachelors, and I was tired, but as I sat there rocking my baby, the Spirit of our Heavenly Father filled my heart. It was as if I felt how much love He had for this little child and was entrusting me to take care of him. Show more Show less