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Hi I'm Kyle

I'm married to the woman of my dreams. I have three beautiful children. I love basketball, fishing and hunting. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My first love was basketball. Growing up in a divorced family, basketball was my escape. I spent countless hours practicing on the driveway. I'm 35 and still love playing basketball. However, the true love of my life is my wife and children. I've been married for thirteen years to the woman of my dreams. We have three little girls who are the greatest gift we have ever received. Among many other activities, we love camping and fishing together. Yep, my girls like to fish. We are a family that believes that a family that plays together stays together.

Why I am a Mormon

Like many members of the church who grew up in Utah, I grew up in the church. However, that's not why I'm active in the church today. My parents divorced when I was two years old. In some ways, it was a blessing to me that I was so young. After my parents were divorced, many members of my extended family took it upon themselves to watch over me and my brothers and make sure we felt loved and cared for. Two family members in particular played a huge role in keeping me close to the gospel, my aunt and my grandma. When I was eleven and my brother was thirteen, he and I decided to go live with our mom and step dad, who were not members of the church. Shortly after moving in with them, my step dad was transferred to Texas with his employer. After moving to Texas, we found an LDS ward house located within a couple blocks of our new house. For whatever reason, my brother and I felt that we should go to church on our own. We went every Sunday, except for one. I remember clearly the Sunday my brother and I decided that we weren't going to go to church. We had decided that we were going to a movie instead. Ironically the title of the movie was "Nothing But Trouble". I don't know if it was because the movie was so terrible, or because the Spirit had touched our hearts, but we decided never to miss church again. Looking back, I'm sort of amazed that my brother and I went to church on our own at that age. The ward there was great. They really took us under their wing and cared for us. I know the Lord was looking our for us, he had a work for us to do and blessed us with a testimony of the gospel at an early age. At this point in my life I have served an LDS mission to Brazil, I have been sealed to my wife and kids in the Holy temple, and have had a multitude of personal experiences that have built my testimony over time. I can't imagine how hard it would be to be a father, husband, and business owner without the help and guidance of the Holy Ghost.

How I live my faith

I am currently an Elder in the priesthood. I was ordained by my father, who was ordained by his father, who was ordained by an Apostle of the Lord. I have held many callings in the church ranging from teacher and scout leader to President of various organizations. Although all of my callings have all required time and sacrifice I have enjoyed them all. Each calling has helped me come closer to the Lord, as I have learned to love those that I serve. The Savior said that we should love our neighbor as ourselves. I believe that service is the key to the type of love He referenced.