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Hi I'm Kevin Payne

I grew up in Preston, Idaho; I am a musician, a sci-fi fan, a learner, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the youngest of three boys in a sweet family. I just love music. I like playing it, singing it, dancing to it, and even writing it sometimes. I enjoy work, and helping people out. There isn't hardly a thing that doesn't catch my interest! I am so privileged to be serving my Lord in the North Dakota Bismarck Mission, and I hope that I can continue to live a life that reflects the way I feel about Him.

Why I am a Mormon

Ever since I was a little boy, I have always had a true feeling that this church is the true church. Being young, of course I never knew for sure about many things. However, lots of little experiences in my life appeared and one by one became witnesses that God is real. He reveals truth to His children, and he loves them. That is why He gave us prophets to guide us; the Scriptures, especially the Book of Mormon, to clarify what we need to do in this life; Temples, to help us to bring families together and closer to Him; and of course, Jesus Christ, to save us. I know that those things are the truth. I don't need to have a huge, crazy experience to know that He is there, because I have felt these things in my heart. Jesus is the Christ. Joseph Smith was, and is, His Prophet. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the true church. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I try my best to live my faith by serving people. I like to befriend people. I also live my faith by doing what is expected of me. Writing, and playing music has tended to bring me closer to Heavenly Father, because I know that my talents and abilities are special gifts from Him. I do all that I can to magnify those things. Doing all I can to become a better man is paramount to me. In the near future, that will affect how I raise a family and teach my own children to be kind and helpful to their peers and acquaintances.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Kevin Payne
I believe that there is not a thing in this world that does not tell us that a God, our Father, exists. For me, the big one is music. How can we have sounds come together to create wonderful tones, chords, and melodies? How is it that we feel a certain way, to one type of music, and different to another? I know that it is because of God. He created us. He created all things, and that includes the ability to create. We are His children, and we will end up doing what He does, which is, create wonderful things! Show more Show less