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Hi I'm Kenneth Pouliot

I am a convert, and I cherish the Book of Mormon

About Me

I was raised by my grandparents and born with Mild Cerebral Palsy on my left side. My cerebral palsy hasn't held me back though; as i love life and cherish sports. My favorite sport is baseball and I am a huge fan of the Boston Red Sox, you can always bet that I am wearing a Red Sox hat. My favorite player is Dustin Pedroia! haha He is so awesome. Anyway as i write this I am preparing to go on a mission. I was baptised April 13, 2013 and it was the greatest moment in my life. I have never regretted it. My favorite temple is the Salt Lake Temple. I have been called to the Canada Edmonton Mission. I report to the Provo MTC on December 3, 2014.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised Catholic by my family in North East Ohio. I was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith, and at one period of time i was considering being an altar boy. Everything changed in October 2009. My father, who was and still is my hero, was diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was told that he only had 5 years to live. I became very bitter and i was angry at God. Sadly, i denounced my religion. My family moved out to Las Vegas in 2011 because of my dad's illness and i started going to UNLV. One day I was coming home from school and i stopped to refill my gas. At the gas station there was a man who seemed homeless in a beat up red truck. He asked me if I had any money to spare and i lied and said i didn't. After a few minutes he came back over asking again. He said he only needed $5 to get his truck back home. I said okay and headed inside the gas station to get change. I did not realize this until i started driving home but he said "Thank You Kenny." How did he know my name? I knew it was a sign from God. After that i started looking into what church was true. I looked into Judaism and the Baptist faith but neither of those felt right. One Sunday i was invited to attend service at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. when i walked into that building, i instantly knew i was home. I was baptized a month later. Several months after my baptism i was helping the missionaries out with a lesson. They were watching the Restoration DVD. I had seen the DVD before but this time it was a whole lot different. The spirit was so strong and i cried during the depiction of the first vision. After the lesson i went home and i couldn't stop saying "it's true." i called my home teacher to come over. For the first time i prayed if the Book of Mormon was true. That night the spirit testified it was. After that night i made it my mission to read the whole thing. 3 weeks later as i finished the book, i prayed again. The spirit was stronger than ever. It's True!!!!!

How I live my faith

Right now I am the assistant to the ward mission leader in my ward. So i help out the sister missionaries in my ward by attending lessons, preparing lessons for gospel principle's class, and being a friend to investigators. I have developed a habit of praying when i wake up and before i go to bed. This habit has helped me feel the spirit in my life. A thing that I have learned is that reading the Book of Mormon once a day will truly change your life! A quote that comes to mind is "If you cherish the Book of Mormon, the Book of Mormon will cherish you." The Book of Mormon is one of my closest friends and I am so grateful for it. One thing i recommend if you are investigating the church: please visit a temple. By going to the temple grounds you will KNOW that the Lord lives. The spirit at the temple is incredibly strong. If you decide to be baptized please try your hardest to receive a temple recommend. The temple will solidify your faith! Go every week and The Lord WILL bless you!

What is the priesthood?

Kenneth Pouliot
The Priesthood is the Authority to act in God's name. That means that those who have been ordained a priesthood holder can perform ordinances based on worthiness. Those who hold the priesthood can perform ordinances like baptism, blessing/passing sacrament, confirming members into the church, giving blessings, and healing the sick and afflicted. Those that hold this sacred priesthood must hold themselves to a higher standard and try to be worthy at all times. If you have the opportunity, ask for a priesthood blessing. Priesthood blessings are beautiful and most sacred Show more Show less