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Hi I'm Elder Kyle Boynton

I live in England, I play rugby, I sing in a choir, I play guitar and bass guitar and I'm a mormon!

About Me

I like to play sports, and in the past I've played soccer in the US, football in England, lacrosse, run long distance in track, played volleyball, American football, wrestled (greco roman and freestyle), played baseball, been on swimming teams and most importantly rugby! I just finished up playing my last year of rugby in high school/sixth form with an undefeated season! I play flanker in fifteens and prop in rugby sevens. I also have other passions than sports. I've been involved in a musical family right from the beginning. I took piano lessons when I was young, but then moved onto bigger and better instruments (in my opinion). I played drums for a couple of years, then moved onto bass guitar when I was 11. I've played bass for the longest, and have been in symphonic bands, jazz bands, rock bands etc. In three different countries (England, Japan and USA). Over the past 3 years I've also started playing guitar frequently and enjoy all types of music. I have sung in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris among several other famous cathedrals and churches throughout France and England with my school choir. Weight lifting is also something that has been a big part of my life for the majority of my high school years (14-18). I love working out and pushing myself to my physical limits! I'm not the strongest at the gym (not even close) but I do love the feeling of waking up the day after a big workout and knowing I did my best. I have been a member of the church all my life and love it!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know that Jesus Christ wants me to be. I know that this is his gospel, and that he lives. I love the principles that are taught in this church, and know that they are of divine origin. I have prayed about the questions that I have had, and have almost always received answers to my prayers in some way or another. The times when I've felt I haven't received a clear answer I increasingly realize that I don't need to know the answers to those questions in order to have faith in Christ. I love my family, I love my life, I love serving others, I love my Father in Heaven and I love his son, my Savior, Jesus Christ. All of these passions both stem from and lead back to the gospel. That is why I am a Mormon. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true and living church on the face of the Earth, I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and Redeemer. I also know that the Book of Mormon is the most true of all books, and cherish it more than any other book I have read. When I've l studied the Book of Mormon in seminary this past year I've felt the spirit learning more about Christ more so than any other time in my life. I know that this book is from God and that it has blessed my life immeasurably. I'm a Mormon because being a Mormon is the best thing anyone could ever do to improve their life and to grow closer to God. Being a Mormon is an experience that I will never give up for anything, and I want everyone in the world to feel the same!

How I live my faith

I love going to seminary to feel the spirit every morning at 6:30 (except for the waking up early part)! Although it's a long drive to seminary and I have to get up at 5:15, I know it uplifts me every day. Throughout my 18 years in the church I have attended church services in Japan, California, Arizona, Washington DC, and England as I have lived in these areas. I have just received my mission call to the France Lyon mission and will report to the Provo, Utah MTC on July 8. In addition to my church callings, I have often had opportunities to give service. From my home teaching assignments each month to helping do yard work for various people in my ward I have noticed that this is a church where Heavenly Father trusts and expects us to love and support each other. I love serving other people! There's not much that makes me happier than making other people happy, and I know that this is how Heavenly Father expects me to be at all times.