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Hi I'm Keith Tintle

Hi, I'm Keith. I am a 69 year old retired Hospital CEO. I was raised in Long Beach California and am married with 16 grandchildren

About Me

I was raised in Long Beach California and loved the beaches as a youth. I came from a part- member LDS family but had to discover things on my own as we were not active "Mormons." As a youth I was active in the Church as I loved sports, leadership, public speaking and the general spirit of the meetings. Upon graduation from High School I somehow ended up entering BYU because of some close friends. After my Freshman year I accepted a voluntary mission call to Brazil. I didn't have much "doctrinal" experience in the Mormon Church but I did have an innate love for what it represented and espoused, as I came from a wonderful family who were wonderful Christians. During my 2-year plus mission I grew in understanding of my adopted faith and loved to serve others and share with them the same happiness I had found. Upon returning home I completed my undergraduate education at BYU and married a young lady from Salt Lake City. We returned to California for employment in the Health care field. Shortly thereafter I returned to Utah and received my Masters Degree in Hospital Administration. We have 5 children and 16 grandchildren and have recently retired after 40 years in hospital administration. Over the years I have enjoyed golf, fly fishing, and doing genealogical research. I have had the good fortune of marrying a wonderful mate who has been a tremendous mother. I have enjoyed serving my Church, family, and others. Life is great when you loose it in the service of others!

Why I am a Mormon

I love this Church and feel blessed to have it in my life. It gives me a vehicle to serve others and learn the fundamentals of leading a good life. I love this Church that espouses doctrines of love and acceptance of all through one's personal embodiment of the character and practices of Jesus Christ. I appreciate the Family Orientation of the Church and the Promise that if I live worthily I can live with my family for eternity. I love the fact that we have a living prophet that receives revelation for the Church while allowing me the ability to receive personal revelation for myself and my family that will lead to eternal joy and happiness. I came to this belief gradually over years of service and holding to the principles I learned. I did not have a big grandiose experience but a quiet subtle conversion over years. I have an assurance that Jesus loves me and is a God of love and forgiveness. The Spirit of this is something that defies logic and time but is more real than any kind of conviction. Much of belief is also supported and espoused by the Book of Mormon, as a compliment to the Bible, as my helpmates in knowing that Jesus Lives, and will return someday to us all, to reign in glory.

How I live my faith

I live my Faith by achieving balance between my vocation, Church, community, and family. I have been an active member of my community and state by serving voluntarily on many communities and receiving appointments from the Governor. I have contributed to the medical welfare by being an effective CEO over multiple hospitals. I serve my family by being active in the Boy Scouts and being a coach on themany sport teams of my sons. I have supported my daughters in growing their many musical and athletic talents as well. I have served in many ecclesiastical position in my Church, to include the leader of my local Ward or congregation. I have also served in many capacities while supportng emergency preparation and providing workshops for others interested in building their employment skills. I have also been a teacher on many levels to include the youth who are learning the fundamental doctrines of the the Church. I have seized many spontaneous opportunities to do service and love studying my personal Family History and do research in that regard. I have found that the best way to serve in one's community is just to support one's own family and be a good father and husband and faithful follow of Heavenly Father by performing good works.