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Hi I'm Eric Kindall

I'm a husband and father of three wonderful children. I work at the Duke Eye Center in North Carolina. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town outside of Boise, Idaho called Kuna. I met my wife after serving a mission trip to the state of Georgia in the United States of America. We hit it off and got married soon after meeting in the LDS temple in Boise, Idaho. I started working at Micron Technology, Inc. and we had our first two children in Boise while I was going to school full time at Boise State and working full time. After a couple years Micron informed us that they were going to be closing the factory I was working in and everyone would be layed off, so I applied to the Ophthalmic Technician Training program at Duke University, was accepted, and volunteered for the second round of lay-offs. After moving to North Carolina and finishing school at Duke we had our third child and I was starting work at Duke. I now work at a satelite location for Duke Eye Center in Durham, NC.

Why I am a Mormon

I didn't really understand a lot about the Church until I was in my late teens and my friends asked me what my church taught. I realized I needed to do some research and find out. I knew that we were Christians, but had to do a lot more research on why our church is different. As I studied the Book of Mormon and Holy Bible I realized how similar they were and how different most Christian churches these days are from each other, as well as how different they were from the church that Christ formed in the meridian of time. I realized the importance of having a prophet on the earth, as well as the importance of the Priesthood, the authority given to men to act in the name of God (ie. in performing ordinances such as baptism and receiving revelation). I knew that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was the only church on the earth with all the characteristics and teachings of Christ's church as taught in the Bible. Another beautiful teaching only found in the Church is that I can be with my family forever. After my mother passed away at a young age, this gave me great hope and determination. I had a time of grieving, but afterwards have continued to grow in the Gospel knowing that if I am faithful I will see my family after this life.

How I live my faith

I am currently a volunteer in the Cub Scout den sponsored by the Church. I teach the Wolf pack. I am also a home teacher, so I go to other member's houses in our area and help teach them about the Gospel in their home. Each adult member has a similar calling to this with assigned families to take care of and help in each area. The church member then informs the clergy of any families that currently need additional help.