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Hi I'm Kent

I'm a rocker. I'm a bowler. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a son, and I love it. I grew up in Indiana with my mom and sister. I love playing sports, but my favorite is bowling. I love the unique skill that it takes to get good at bowling, and sometimes I need the stress relief of taking it all out on the pins. I love music. It defines most of my identity, and I can express myself well through it. I love doing service, and getting outside and sweaty. I was called on a mission to Argentina, but I had to wait for my visa in Arizona. I want to let my mission change my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a member of this great church. Many people say that they don't know where they would be if they didn't have the church in their lives. There is a lot of truth to this. I think it has to do with the kind of person you would be without the church or how you would react to different situations. The church has given guidelines of how to live my life so that I am happy. I am very grateful that God wants us to be happy, it just doesn't make sense any other way. Also, when I look at where I'm at, I can't see myself getting here without my mom. She is that strength and rock that I needed to keep me going down the right path as a teenager. Sometimes I feel that I can relate to the stripling warriors, and their honor, because of how their mothers raised them. I grew up in a torn family. I only got to see my dad every other weekend, and my mom is self-employed. But she never complained about her situation, so neither did I. I found great solace every once in a while, when I would tell my mom thank you, or I love you, so now I do that more often. I have a testimony of this gospel and I have seen it change peoples lives, always for the better. I have increased in my love for my savior, Jesus Christ, and I strive everyday to strengthen that connection. I want to tell the world that there is so much happiness that can be found, and it doesn't cost money, and you can't find it in a store, but you can find it in a home. My family is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I have always tried to be an example to the people around me, and I had a lot of opportunities to do that when I was in high school. I was one of a few members in my high school, and there were definitely times when I felt that I was in the spotlight. I try to keep my standards, so that when they think of Mormons, they think of a good person, always smiling and willing to help out. I go to church every week to renew the covenants I made with my Heavenly Father, and feel of his love for me and everyone. I have a testimony of the youth program of the church, and I am so glad that I had that when I was growing up. The support that you get from your friends there has helped me stay on the right path, and I always know that I have them to back me up, and to have for support. Right I am living my faith by serving a mission, and I can't think of anything else I would rather be doing. It is scary and hard and I am completely out of my comfort zone, but I put myself here, and I'm going to stick it out till the end. I hope to be able to bring a little bit of the light that this gospel brings to people in Arizona and Argentina. I want to help change people's lives.