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Hi I'm Kendall

I'm a former military dependent. I work for an insurance brokerage. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I lived all over the United States in my youth. I love racquetball, home improvement, and having people over for dinner. Friends most often request my bread and cheesecake. I began singing in the fourth grade and later sang in college, the Mormon Youth Chorus, and most recently in The Colorado Mormon Chorale. In my profession as a Claim Consultant, I set up the customer service protocols for insurance companies working with my corporate and public entity clients, then resolve performance and coverage dilemmas that arise between my clientele and the companies that insure them.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was very young, my mother decided to come back to activity in the church, to raise us with a foundation of faith. By age nine, I wanted to come for myself, knowing that that is where I should be. In my youth I studied, going to seminary and speaking to friends about religion. While most of my friends believed in God, they had difficulty expressing what they specifically believed or why. What impressed me most was when the president of our church (Spencer W. Kimball), a prophet of God, stood up to speak, I could both perceive that what he was teaching was truthful, and I could sense a feeling so strong within me, that I needed to listen to the message he was relaying. Regardless of popularity or public opinion, he declared the truth about my need to keep the commandments, so I could live with God again some day. Serving a mission, I could see how desparately people needed Christ in their lives, not only to know that He lives, but that He loves each of us and wants us to succeed. It's that message, the gospel, that keeps me excited, knowing that if I accept Christ's atonement in my life, that I too can make it back to his presence.

How I live my faith

I've participated in many public events through singing in the church's local choir. I remember performing at Columbine High School a year after the tragedy, to help the community heal. Most years I have enjoyed the parks and recreation refurbishing project that the church does, known as Colorado Cares Day. It's fun to help rebuild and then look back at the improvements. I have served in both leadership and supportive roles in church, currently serving as a counselor in the Sunday School and a representative for the singles group. Most rewarding is my stewardship to watch over some of the families in the ward, especially the single sisters, one widowed and the other divorced, to make sure their needs are being met, providing support where I can. Junior Acheivement has been a favorite charity of mine, spending time teaching the Spanish-speaking grade schoolstudents in Denver,a couple times a year, about careers, budgeting, and responsibility in the community. My desire is to inspire them beyond the economic situation they are in, inspiring them to see beyond gangs and violence -that perhaps a few will go on to college and be successful. I try to be an example to those around me at work and my neighborhood, silently, without preaching. Hopefully those around me will know by the way I strive to live, that I am Christian.

Who are the Mormons?

Mormons are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. They are nicknamed Mormons due to their believe in the Book of Mormon, scripture written by prophets in the ancient Americas. Show more Show less