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Hi I'm Kurt

I am proudly Canadian, I am proudly a nerd, and I am even more proud to be a Mormon!

About Me

I absolutely love the sciences. In high school, I received the top mark for my Chemistry class, and I ended up interning on a post-surgical floor for two summers where I learned so much about the field of medicine. I also love taking on leadership roles, and I had the privilege of planning an alcohol-free graduation after party for my graduation class (which was completely amazing by the way). I also love jogging, working out, reading, planning church activities, and hanging out with my friends. Currently I am putting off my education to serve a mission for my church in Kobe Japan. When I return back home, I plan on working towards a Bachelor of Science, and then making it into Medical/Dental school, and obtain a doctorate, and hopefully a specialization, in either or.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the LDS Church my whole life, but I will admit that, at one point, I wasn't the most active member. I was going the wrong way for sure. Then I moved to a small Mormon community, and things turned around. I learned of the truth of the restored gospel upon the earth, and that God does truly love me. I learned from certain great examples, such as one amazing youth group leader. I learned to love the scriptures, and I was privileged to be able to go on a physical trek that led through re-enactments of the events of the Book of Mormon. I can testify that I know that they all happened, that the Book of Mormon is true. I moved away from that small Mormon community, to a small city. This city did not have as many members of the church, but the members I knew were amazing people. I stayed strong in the church, and was able to go on another trek based upon the Book of Mormon. I learned even more about the divinity and truthfulness of the Book of Mormon, of Joseph Smith, and of Jesus Christ. I know, without a single doubt, that Jesus Christ did minister to both the Americas, and to the people of Israel. I know that Christ suffered for us; He took upon Himself our sins, and died for us so we could live with Him again. So you might still wondering, so what? Why does this matter. ... This matters so much that I am currently putting aside two years of my life to forget myself and selflessly serve others. This church has made me who I am today, and I love it for that.

How I live my faith

I talk A LOT, so one way I live my faith is letting others know about my life. Just about every single person that knows me knows that I am a member of the church. The church is just so exciting and amazing, so I really can't help but tell people about it anyways. I also live my faith by serving my fellow man. I have done things such as emergency sandbagging, shoveling snow off of my neighbors driveways, and other random acts of kindness. It's just so easy to take a few minutes out of your day to help someone, and to show your love for others. I love people, and I love to have fun with my friends as much as I can. Another way I live my religion is through the way I interact with people. I do my best to uplift others, because we are all children of God, and we are all in need of feelings of belonging and love. I also love to make people smile and laugh, and I do that a lot as well. Currently I am serving a mission for my church for two years. Through this service I am showing my fellow man how much I love them, because I do, and I want all of us to be able to return to live with God. All in all, I live life as happily and positively as possible, because with my knowledge that comes with being a member of the true, restored gospel, I realize that life is good, and it's a test, and I love to receive the highest possible grades on a hard test.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

No way! Mormons love helping everyone! If you have a bible, please turn to Matthew 25:40. If you do not have a bible, you can either google the King James version, or let me summarize. That scripture states that no matter who we serve, in reality, we are serving God. It doesn't say: "And it came to pass, those that served Mormons, were saved in the last days." We, as Mormons, believe in doing good to all of our fellow human beings. Look up LDS Humanitarian efforts. Often, the church is praised for the immediate and effort relief that they provide for natural disasters. We, as members of the Restored Gospel, believe in serving everyone, and I can honestly say that I often find great joy in doing so myself. Show more Show less