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Hi I'm Kalvin Koetting

I'm an aspiring musician surrounded by computer-nerd brothers. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 18 years old and just finished my first year at BYU-Idaho. On June 11th I'll be leaving to serve my 2-year mission in the Ghana Accra West mission. My primary interest is music, and my primary concern is that I'm just not good enough at it. I record homemade songs using LogicPro X, and practice guitar, drums, piano, and a little bit of several other instruments. I try to teach myself everything I can about music and practice advancing my skills. I would really like to be a musician when I grow up, but I don't have the tools, resources, or people to do an awful lot with music yet. I love sports, especially soccer, and I also do tricking, kind of a type of floor gymnastics.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised Mormon, but my dad went inactive a few years after I was born. Because of this, all three boys in our family faced decisions of which parent to follow. I do my best and honor both my parents as well as I can. However, I've found truth in the gospel, and know I couldn't live without it. Without knowing anything about you, I know EVERY human being (well, besides Jesus) has done at least two things. They've done at least one bad thing, and at least one good thing. We recognize the fruits and consequences of our actions. You know the difference between how you feel after giving service to someone one day, and the feeling of sleeping in 'til noon and then doing nothing all day. “A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit; neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.” (Matt. 7:15–20.) I live the standards of the gospel, I know they are true, and I know that by abiding them, one will become closer to their loving Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

We all have ups and downs in life. The gospel of Jesus Christ has helped me through all the hard times, all the feelings of loneliness, and everything I've gone through. It is from the gospel truths, and living the standards that I have become most happy. I live my faith by sharing this happiness with others, and living as Jesus Christ did to the best of my abilities. I love sharing the gospel with my friends, and I can't wait to leave for the Ghana Accra West Mission in early June.