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Hi I'm C Kevin Anderson

I taught agronomy and agribusiness for 32 years at Ricks College/BYU-Idaho and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

Born in Rexburg, Idaho and raised on a farm in Thornton, Idaho Served a two-year mission to Northern States Mission (Illinois & Wisconsin) Married in the Logan, Utah temple and have been married for 41 years Have eight children, two of which were adopted from an orphanage in Kichiri, Kazakhstan. Have a Bachelor's degree in agronomy from BYU-Provo and a Master's degree in agronomy from Kansas State University Worked for Frito Lay field testing new potato varieties for potato chip production. Taught agribusiness, soil science, and religion at Ricks College/BYU-Idaho for 32 years. During that time, served 4 1/2 years as dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Assisted with creating the Agriculture and Life Sciences College and with the transition from Ricks College (a two-year institution) to Brigham Young University-Idaho. Things I enjoy: * Gardening and yard work * Working with the soil * Hiking in the Idaho mountains * My family (I have 11 grandchildren) * Church Service (especially teaching primary) * Serving in the Rexburg, Idaho Temple * Genealogy * Reading the scriptures (esp the Book of Mormon) * Listening to Jerry Clower's comedy routines

Why I am a Mormon

Because of my testimony of the atonement of Jesus Christ I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and redeemer and that he will return to finally bring true and lasting peace to the earth. I know that He restored His gospel and reestablished his church through Joseph Smith. I know that Joseph Smith and his successors are prophets of God and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the only true church on the earth. I know that the Bible and the Book of Mormon and other scriptures are the word of God and that they are given to us by God to guide is throughout our lives. The truthfulness of the Book of Mormon establishes the truth of the Bible and proves that the Joseph Smith is a prophet of God and that restored gospel is true.

How I live my faith

By serving as: * Home teacher for 40+ years * Counselor in four Elder's Quorum presidents * Stake missionary * Counselor to three bishops * Scoutmaster * Counselor in young men's presidency * Bishop for five years * Primary teacher (I love teaching primary!) * Ordinance worker in the Rexburg, Idaho Temple