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Hi I'm Kendall Mason Bean

I'm a nerd, swimmer, dancer, dictator, writer, most recently a Frankfurt missionary, and most importantly, a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a nerd in every sense of the word: Dungeons & Dragons, Star Wars, all other sci-fi and fantasy, math, English, history, drama, and most of all nuclear physics. I love to learn and am glad that we get to spend all of eternity learning. I am loving my mission in the Germany, Frankfurt mission. I plan on going to University of Utah and getting a degree in Physics, and then getting my doctorate at Michigan State University in Nuclear Physics. I have lots of awesome friends back home and lots of fond memories of the creative writing club at my school, Inklings. I've swam and coached swimming for years, and I love ballroom dancing. I'm a computer guy to the extreme but I still enjoy going out and doing service projects.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family, with lots of Mormon relatives and Mormon friends (thought I have plenty of non-member friends as well). Still, everyone faces trials, and I was no exception, though many of mine probably could have been avoided if I hadn't been so stupid. However, as I learned about the doctrines of the Church, saw my parents' and grandparents' testimonies by how they lived, and took seminary and was active in the Church, I slowly came to realize that even though I've never had a grand moment of absolute clarity, I still know to my core and with every essence of my being that this Gospel is true. Jesus Christ is the Savior of mankind, and He lives and wants to actively help us in our lives today. All of my trials were opportunities to get closer to Him, and after enough of them, I reached a decision point where I either had to accept him as my Redeemer or turn away. I chose to follow Him, and I've had many small but powerful witnesses since that I made the best choice I could have. I am serving Him with all my heart, might, mind, and strength on a mission right now, though it would be more accurate to say that He is serving me as I attempt to serve others. I love Christ and know that He is the only way, but is a guaranteed way, to achieve eternal happiness.

How I live my faith

My dad has been a particularly awesome example to me in giving service, and because of him, I love to help anyone with just about anything (though the amount of skill I have at any given task is WIDELY varied). Before I left on my mission, I had the greatest home teaching companion ever who taught me a lot of things about my life, despite him being some fifty years older than me. I team taught a class for newer members of the Church or those who just wanted to remember all the basics, because the Gospel consists mostly of plain and simple truths. I miss my family, but both they and I know that there is nowhere better I could be than on my mission. I love serving the people in the Germany, Frankfurt mission, and I hope I can bring them the love and peace that a personal relationship with Jesus Christ has brought me. Truly, there is no greater gift than to be able to preach His gospel, or, as I should be saying, verkunden sein Evangelium.

What do Mormons believe about the Holy Ghost? Who is the Holy Ghost?

Kendall Mason Bean
The Holy Ghost is our direct, personal link with our Heavenly Father and our Savior, Jesus Christ. More often than not, it is through the medium of the Holy Ghost that we receive inspiration and revelation for our personal lives. Most significantly, though, the Holy Ghost bears witness to us in a way that is fairly inexplicable, and even less deniable, that the truths of the Gospel are just that: the truth, eternal, unchangeable, and beautiful. When we receive the Gift of the Holy Ghost, we receive the right to His constant companionship, and I don't know if there could be anything better than constantly having the companionship of a God. Show more Show less