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Hi I'm Kenner

I'm a Mormon. I have been a Mormon all my life. I am a retired engineer. I enjoy farming and ranching.

About Me

I served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints(Mormon) in Northern California. I have been married for nearly 50 years. My wife and I have raised a relative large family by world standards. I attended university graduating with a BSEE degree. My employment was in the semiconductor field for over 42 years. My roots were farming and ranching so I have tried to teach my children and grandchildren of their roots by having cattle, fowl, and household pets for them to work and play with. I have traveled the world as part of my employment and really enjoyed the travel, and meeting the people of the the various countries. I have developed many long-term friendships in various countries and these friends know that I am a Mormon. I learned late in life that stress, air travel, and bad diet can bring about many serious health problems. However by knowing what you can control and what you cannot control has allowed me to escape death at least four times.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon because I was extremely blessed to be born into a Mormon family. My Mormon roots go back at least 4 generations. My Great-Grandfather joined the Church of Jesus Chrits of Latter-day Saints(Mormons) right after the church was organized. Both my father and mother came through several generations of being strong Mormon families. When I was a young man I alway felt peace and wanted to be like the leaders of my church. I went on a mission for the church when I was 21 years old and really gained a testimony of Joseph Smith, I have never doubted the Book of Mormon, and have used it as my guide to live by. I have continued to study the scriptures and the testimonies of other members of my church. I knew I had to learn to understand and love my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ like I learned to love Joseph Smith. I know that my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ live. I know this through my inner being. I know they love me and know me. I have had their divine intervention in my behalf in each of my life saving experiences. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint is where all my beliefs of life are centered as they bring the greatest peace and joy. Everything I do is a function of my LDS beliefs. By my nature I have always been somewhat engineering minded. Engineers are problem solvers and are always analyzing problems or questions. This applies to my understanding of my church and testimony of it. The questions that must be asked are: Why, What, When, Where and How. Why are we here on earth? What is the nature of God? Where am I going? When are all things going to happen with regards to me and my God? How must I learn to live so I am worthy to return to my God?

How I live my faith

To live my faith is really not a problem. I find it that it is easy to live by the principles and belief of my church, once others that are not of my faith, know that I am a Mormon. They expect me to live and by the beliefs and principles they know I should live by. I enjoy attending my scheduled meeting each week. I learn something new each week as I attend these meetings. I very seldom miss any of my scheduled weekly meetings as I feel that a commitment to my religion is a total commitment and not a partial or a convience commmtment. I have been doing service of over 12 hours per week for the past 10 years within one of my church callings. This has taught me to be more patient, more compassionate, and has allowed me to learn and teach others the things of which are important in everyone's relationship with God and Jesus Christ. I have been a home teacher to various families within our congregation for over 40 years. I have tried to make sure I am as commited to home teaching as I am to all my other activities. I have taught the youth, and adults in our congregations. I was told in my youth that I would be a teacher. I have tried to focus on being the best teacher that I can be. I expect my family to also live by the teachings and principles of Jesus Chrits. Therefore my children must learn from my example on how they should conduct themselves. What a person's actions are in all situations show exactly what they believe.