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Hi I'm Kyle

I live in Colorado. My family and I are recent converts. I love the church and all it stands for. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, my name is Kyle. I was born in Ohio (Go Bucks!) but raised in Michigan. I moved to Colorado in 1995 and met my wife three days after my move. We have two wonderful children. I went to college right out of high school, but due to a death in my family I dropped out and never graduated. In 2009 I decided I wanted to return to school to earn my degree. This past June (2011) I graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Project Management and am now working towards a MBA in Project Management. My hobbies include learning, both in school and in the gospel, spending time with my family, and cooking. I especially love cooking with my family. I also like entertaining and enjoying fellowship with family and friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I wanted to find the true church of Jesus Christ. I was born and raised belonging to a church, but in 2008 I stopped going to the church because I felt it was becoming too worldly. I struggled to find a new church that lived the gospel principles so I stopped attending church altogether. Instead, I read the Bible and studied the gospel at home. My wife and I prayed to Heavenly Father to help us find His true church. Two days after our most fervent prayer conveying our frustrations in not finding a church and asking Him to bring the church to us, the missionaries knocked on our door. We had many misconceptions about the Mormon faith so it took us 5 months to set an appointment and let them in our home. At our first meeting I was asked to commit to reading The Book of Mormon. I told them I would, for I wanted to learn about the church. Over the next 2 months as I read, I found my perspective changed on the Mormon religion. The Book of Mormon doesn’t contradict the Bible, instead, it confirms it. After realizing this, a rational thought process took hold. I believe the Bible is true. If I believe the Bible is true, and The Book of Mormon confirms the Bible, I have to believe The Book of Mormon is true. If I believe The Book of Mormon is true, I have to believe the person who translated The Book of Mormon is a prophet of God, just like the prophets in the Bible. If I believe Joseph Smith is a prophet of God, I have to believe Jesus came to Joseph and told him that he was going to re-establish Heavenly Fathers church on earth. If I believe all of this, then I have to believe the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, which was established by Joseph Smith, is the true church of God. If anyone questions my reasoning on this, I challenge you to read The Book of Mormon and learn for yourselves. I promise as you read The Book of Mormon you will know it is true, and like me, will want to be converted to Heavenly Fathers restored church on earth.

How I live my faith

One of the principles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints that I respect the most is the willingness to serve others. In the short time I’ve been associated with the church I have helped many people in many different ways. Some of the opportunities I’ve been given to help serve include; cooking sausage at a pancake breakfast, setting up chairs at a City of Parker community event, helping a fellow member move, house sitting for a member during a funeral, and mowing a members yard when she needed help. I have recently been assigned two families to help home teach. I take this responsibility very seriously and enjoy the time spent getting to know the families and ministering unto them the monthly lesson. The purpose of these lessons, and teaching, is to build and fortify the family bond and to provide help to the family in times of need. It is a support mechanism whose benefits cannot be understated. I have also been called to serve as the Second Counselor for Sunday School. In this position I oversee the Sunday School teachers who have been charged with teaching the youth in the church.