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Hi I'm Kylee Bolinger

I'm a student from Oregon. I love to sing. I'm currently on a mission in Berlin, Germany. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the busy city of Portland, Oregon in an area where the church was very small and I never went to school with any of my church friends. My family moved to small town Oregon City at the start of high school, where the church was strong and where being a Mormon was something a little more normal, instead of something strange and unheard of. It was the best environment I could have had for the next few upcoming events in my life. I went to Ireland on tour for a week with my high school choir and have always aspired to travel. I am obsessed with anything musical and have been singing all my life. I also love history, culture, and trying new things. I hope to someday travel the world. God made an incredible place for us to live full of incredible people and I want to see as much of it as possible.

Why I am a Mormon

This gospel is SO true! I am reminded again every day. I have had incredible experiences with this gospel that help me to know that God is always there. I know that Chist is my Savior. I am nothing without him. I am a Mormon because I believe that the gospel of Jesus Christ is a recipe for happiness, delivered to us by a loving Heavenly Father through his perfect son. I am a Mormon because I love God, and I want to serve him in the best way I can. I am a Mormon because I am a better person when I follow Jesus Christ, and I believe that eternal progression - becoming a slightly more perfect version of myself every day - is the only way to show Heavenly Father that I love him.

How I live my faith

God has always been there when I needed Him. He has never abandoned me, even at the times when I abandoned him. So one day I decided that it was important to me to serve him with my full capacity. So I turned in my mission papers and was called to serve as a full-time missionary in the Germany Berlin Mission. While I am here in Germany I try to give him everything I am. I do all I can to show him that I am his, and that I am trustworthy. I give my all, so that others might be brought a little sooner to the knowledge of their Savior.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Kylee Bolinger
Yes. I love the bible, especially the story of Moses. Prince of Egypt, a movie made by Dreamworks about Moses' and the Hebrews' exodus from Egypt, was one of my favorite "church movies" growing up. Young Mormons grow up on both Bible and Book of Mormon stories, and I've learned to love both equally. Another story that I always loved was that of Queen Esther. There are only a select few good women mentioned by name in the Bible (Mary, Esther, Ruth etc.) and her story was always awesome to me. Show more Show less