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Hi I'm Kai Burks

I am a Mormon. I grew up with my dad in the military, so we traveled around the world. My parents were divorced 4 or 5 years ago.

About Me

I am 18 years old and I am one of those guys who loves to be around people and talk about life stories, of people's progression in life. Very hardworking and love to just talk about anything with pretty much any person who is willing to talk to me about anything. If anybody had a question about the LDS church I would be willing to take the time and energy to help them find the answer that they were looking for. I have wrestle during my junior and senior year in high school, making it to the Idaho State Wrestling Championships. I love to cook and love to learn how to cook new things, along with learning new cooking techniques to improve my skills in the kitchen. That's pretty much myself in a nutshell.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because they're the church that fits my beliefs of life the closest and everybody I have came in contact with, have been nice to me. I also am a Mormon because I have felt the power of the Holy Ghost in my life when my parents got divorce and it was just a really good feeling the overwhelm me. The Book of Mormon is the only 100% true book on this earth today and it was translated through Joseph Smith, who restored the church to this earth in these latter days. I know that it's hard to stand alone in a family who may not accept your views on different things in life, but we will not stand alone in this life because we the our loving Savior, Jesus Christ, there to comfort when we need it the most. I leave you my testimony in the name of Jesus Christ amen.

How I live my faith

I believe that everybody is capable of changing for the better and that nobody should be left out of any activity with it being with any of the groups of the church (young mens, young womens, elders quorum, relief society, or high priest group.) I strive to do my best to follow the commandments that were given by our loving Savior through his living prophets here on the earth.

What are Mormon temples used for?

Kai Burks
Official Church Answer Temples are houses of the Lord, the most sacred structures on the earth. Anciently, the Lord directed Solomon to build a temple (1 Chronicles 28:1-6). This temple was a place where God could dwell, was a place of prayer, was a place of sacrifice and was a place where the principle and covenant of sacrifice was fundamental to worship. At the time of the Restoration, the Lord commanded Joseph Smith to once again build temples on the earth. Like ancient temples, today’s temples are also sacred places where God may dwell; they are places of prayer and, although we no longer offer animal sacrifices because that was done away with when Jesus Christ became the Eternal Sacrifice for our sins, the principle and covenant of sacrifice is fundamental to our temple worship. In temples, Church members participate in ordinances designed to unite their families together forever and help them return to God. In the temple, members: ◾Learn eternal truths. ◾Receive sacred ordinances, including those that bind husband and wife together for eternity, as well as join children and parents (Malachi 4:5-6). ◾Provide ordinances such as baptism for those who have died without the opportunity to receive the gospel of Jesus Christ. (1 Corinthians 15:29); 1 Peter 4:6) Show more Show less