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Hi I'm Kent

I have lived in Southern California most of my life. I am the youngest of five children. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a dad of four children ( one boy and three girls), and work in the field of commercial real estate appraisal. Married later in life, my family is my greatest treasure. I share my love of music, art, learning and people with my beautiful wife and children. While work requires some traveling, there is no greater joy than spending time and creating memories with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in an LDS family. My father joined the church when he was introduced to it by my mother. My surety of the truthfulness of the principles and the power that sustains this great church has grown incrementally in my life. Truly, this is the reestablished original church of Jesus Christ. From my time as a 19 year old missionary, the seeds of faith were planted in my heart, which have yielded sweet fruit throughout my life. Every challenge that has occurred in my life has been tempered and blessed by the knowledge, inspiration and guidance provided by this wonderful church. I consider it an honor and a privilege to have the truthfulness of this Gospel in my life, and partake of the direction and guidance it provides. This gospel establishes the connection between heaven and earth, and makes each day meaningful and full of purpose. Whatever challenges we each face in this life, the Gospel will give us the right perspective and power to face them in a way that expands our souls.

How I live my faith

My faith is the center of my life. As such, serving others in various capacities throughout my life has been a privilege. I currently am involved in sharing the happiness and joy that comes through the teachings of this church with others. I have served as a full time missionary at the age of 19 in the wonderful country of Japan.

What is faith?

The first principle of the Mormon religion is faith. Faith is a belief and hope in things which are true, but which cannot be seen. As we all are spiritual beings, we have the ability to discern and feel things which are true. As this world is not our home, we use our faith to draw closer to truth, which will not only result in a happy life here but the ability to return home to our Father in Heaven. As faith is a principle of both power and action, our exercise of faith in true principles allows us all to grow and progress, and become so much more than we could ever be on our own. But is requires a sensitivity and willingness to follow and respond to the whispering of truth in our lives, which will not always be in step with the social conditioning that often demands more of our attention. Show more Show less