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Hi I'm Keith

About Me

I am a banker who lives in Las Vegas with my wife of 40 years. We have 5 children, all grown and on their own...well, pretty much on their own. I've been a marathon runner, a scoutmaster, a computer addict, a father and a grandfather...not in that order, of course...being a father has always been what I really loved. I am sad that my children grew up...but, guess what? Yes, GRANDCHILDREN!

Why I am a Mormon

My family has a long history with the Mormon Church going back a number of generations. I served for 2 1/4 years as a young missionary in Guatemala and El Salvador. Despite "growing up Mormon", I still had to find out for myself if Christ really is the "Savior" and that the opportunity to make those covenants that will enable us to return to live with Him is available once again on the earth. Why am I a Mormon? Because, it makes me happy.

How I live my faith

Between my work assignments, I have served as a "senior missionary". For 2 1/2 years, I served as a full-time volunteer in the local office which oversees the Mormon missionaries in our area. I am currently serving as a part time Humanitarian Service missionary for the Mormon Church. Unfortunately, I can only serve one or two evenings a week since I am working full-time again. Previously, I worked two days a week, six hours a day for 2 years. I have been very lucky to have had the opportunity to take time out of my career to spend time on long-term church assignments.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Keith
After serving as a Humanitarian Service missionarfy for almost 2 1/2 years, I can categorically say that Mormons help everybody. I have personally delivered humanitarian items supplied by Mormons to many community organizations here in Las Vegas. We coordinate the shipment of supplies to the main Salt Lake Humanitarian Center which then distributes them all over the world. During March 2010, for instance, the Mormon Church shipped humanitarian items to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cape Verde, Chile, Guyana, Moldova, Occuped Palestine, various places in the USA, and Uzbekistan. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Keith
Mormons believe that the Bible is the word of God as far as it is translated correctly. It is one of the four "Standard Works" recognized by the LDS Church as scripture: the Bible, The Book of Mormon, The Book of Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price. Show more Show less