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Hi I'm Kyle

I live on the Pine Ridge Reservation. I am currently an alcohol and drug counselor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married to my lovely wife Erika for five years and we have two wonderful children. I am currently a college student and I studying to earn a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. I am also a full-time employee at an alcohol and drug program. Along with school and work, I serve as the branch president in the area that we live. I love to learn and I loved to help other people. I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints all my life and I served a mission in the Iowa Des Moines Mission spanish speaking. My wife and I speak fluent spanish.

Why I am a Mormon

I was a member of The Church of Jesus of Christ of Latter-Day Saints initially because my parents are members and I grew up in the Church. I did not always have the strong faith that I have now though. I gained a testimony of the gospel through seminary and by serving a mission. I, like most people, made a few bad decisions in my life that helped me look at life more seriously after I suffered the consequences. I only overcame the pain of making poor decisions by applying the atonement of Jesus Christ in my life. If it was not for the Savior Jesus Christ, I would have fallen deeper and deeper into a pit of despair. I love my Savior and try to continue to show the love I have for Him by serving in the Church. My love for Him continues to grow everytime I see someone accept the gospel and live it. What a blessing it has been to have the gospel in my life.

How I live my faith

I have been the branch president in the area where we live for two years. I have worked with the youth in the past and I get along most with the youth. I try to incorporate my beliefs as much as possible in the way I counsel other people through addiction. I love the gospel and I know that it can help all those that are willing to utilize it in their lives.

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

I have learned through my service in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints that a person increases his or her faith my obeying God's commandments. Although many people believe that commandments may be restrictive, the commandments provide a way to obtain blessing and a stronger faith of the love that Jesus Christ has for us. Show more Show less