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Hi I'm Brandon

I'm a Mormon and I love it :)

About Me

I am a son, a paralegal, and an aspiring lawyer entrepreneur. I believe that legal help should be affordable for the middle class families and small businesses. When I complete law school I intend to start a business that provides legal services at an affordable price. I love my family and making things better for those around me.

Why I am a Mormon

When attending church, studying the Book of Mormon and Bible, and listening to the talks from Church leaders I feel the confirming witness of the Holy Ghost testify in my heart it is true, it is from God. Just as the apostles came to recognize Jesus after his resurrection by the burning in their hearts that his words produced, I too feel this baptism of fire or spiritual burning in my heart from what I learn through this church. We could spend hours, days, even weeks explaining why this Christ's true church, but the answer with the most convincing power comes from God in the way that he has done throughout all of time, by and through the manifestations of his spirit. Without such we can know with certainty it is not of him.

How I live my faith

I study the scriptures, listen to church leaders, and pray to God. I study the life of Jesus and try to follow his example. I follow the admonition of Timothy "be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity" (1 Tim 4:12). I attend church and seek to understand the lessons taught, then make changes in my life according what I learn. I pray to God to know what he wants me to do and I do my best to complete those things.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Brandon
The family is central to God’s plan for His children. In 1 John 3:2 it states "Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is." In 1 Cor. 11:11 it states "Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord". God is our father and we are his children. As his children we have the potential and the gospel instruction to be like him. God wants us to get married, have families, and return back to him with our own families united in his Gospel. Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Brandon
Gordon B. Hinckley, prior President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, reaffirmed this principle when speaking to the National Press Club in Washington D.C.: “We believe in the old adage that many hands make light work. We have a lay priesthood, and every worthy man is eligible to receive this priesthood.” Show more Show less