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Hi I'm Ken Allen

I'm a father of six, I'm a dentist, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My wife and I met and were married during college. While completing our undergraduate degrees our first child was born. We moved to San Francisco while I went to dental school. After graduating we moved to Fort Collins, Colorado. We now have six children. With the busy pace of life these days we treasure spending time together.

Why I am a Mormon

I have experienced joy and peace as I have followed the teachings of Jesus Christ. As I pray and read in the holy scriptures I feel the Holy Ghost guiding me. The quiet, peaceful feelings that come from the Holy Ghost provide me comfort, guidance and knowledge. I have found that when I act on a prompting from the Holy Ghost, my life and the lives of others are blessed. I am grateful that our Heavenly Father has shown His love to us by giving us prophets to guide us. I am thankful for God's priesthood authority that allows men on earth to be blessed with blessings from heaven.

How I live my faith

I spend much of my time ministering to others and building them up. I am busy inviting the youth and the adults that I come in contact with to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. I love sharing the message of hope that is found in the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have found happiness as I spend time serving those around me.

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Ken Allen
The temple is a sacred location on Earth where we learn about God's plan, make covenants two-way promises between man and God, and receive sacred ordinances that bind our families together for eternity. In the temple a man and a woman are married for eternity, not just until they are separated through death. Any children that are later born to that couple are likewise "sealed" to their parents for eternity. I am grateful that a loving Heavenly Father has allowed us to receive these sacred ordinances in holy temples. I am grateful that I can be with my family forever. Show more Show less

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Ken Allen
While attending dental school I had a number of friends and colleagues, and patients that were gay. I came to appreciate and admire each of them as individual sons and daughters of God. I know that God loves all of His children. He wants each of us to be happy. Prophets have taught us that, "Happiness in family life is most likely to be achieved when founded upon the teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ." The Family A Proclamation to the World” God has commanded us to live a chaste life by refraining from any sexual relationship outside of marriage between a man and a woman. When we violate God's commandments we Show more Show less