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Hi I'm Luke McKeon

I'm a father, I love sports and coach my sons in Little League, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I grew up in the Santa Clarita Valley in Southern California. I played baseball, football and tennis in High School. I met my wife at Brigham Young University and we were married ten years ago. We have four children, three boys and a girl and they definitely keep us busy. I enjoy watching my sons play baseball, flag football and basketball. I also enjoy going on dates with my wife even if they are hard to squeeze in with our schedule. We have lived in Colorado for the past couple of years and really have grown to love it here. Its a great place to raise a family and there are a lot of outdoor activities that we can participate in here. I'm not sure that we totally fit in yet because we don't have a dog and we don't even own a mountain bike, some of my friends would be shocked to hear that because many are avid cyclists. I love my family, and I feel blessed

Why I am a Mormon

For as long as I can remember my family prayed every morning and every night, and we learned about our Savior Jesus Christ by studying the scriptures every morning. I can recall several occasions as a child when I would awake very early in the morning and I would see my mother praying in the family room. As I reflected upon my life some time ago I realized that I am a Mormon because I have always known that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true. I do not think I would know this with any more clarity even if I lived in Jerusalem when the Lord walked the earth. Perhaps the greatest gift that Jesus ever gave us was the gift of the Comforter or Holy Ghost. Towards the end of his ministry he told his Apostles in John 14:26 "But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you." I am a Mormon because I know by this comforter that Jesus is the Christ, the Savior of the World. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, and that he translated the Book of Mormon. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and another testament of Jesus Christ. I know these things are true because the Lord has told me in my mind and in my heart. If there was one invitation I could make to a friend or stranger that reads this it would be to ask God if the Book of Mormon is true, and to ask God if this is his Church. I know that anybody who asks in faith will receive that answer. In Revelation 3:20 the Savior said “Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. I am a Mormon because I have knocked on that door, and found out for myself that this is the Church of Jesus Christ. He is our Savior and Redeemer, and He answers our prayers.

How I live my faith

I strive to live my faith by being a good example to others and by being a good father and a husband as well as a member of my community. I'm married to a wonderful women, who typically does better than me in these things, but that helps keep me humble and realize that I have the opportunity to become better. I have served in various positions in the Boy Scouts of America and have helped young men on their path to become in an Eagle Scout. I have taught early morning gospel study classes to kids that are in high school. I am amazed that these youth are able to wake up an hour earlier to study the scriptures. I have coached both of my sons in baseball and would like to coach them in football soon too. But I think in order to do so I will have to buy a game of Madden Football to learn some good plays. I know and have several siblings that can confirm that I'm far from perfect. However, I try to serve my community and live my life as a good citizen and a follower of Jesus Christ.