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Hi I'm Brent

I grew up in the Intermountain West of the United States. I'm a scuba diver and avid golfer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love life. There are so many things to live for and to love. I enjoy my family and being with them. Family is so very central to me and my life. But it isn't everything.....I love golf. I'm not a pro, but I sure find it relaxing. And I love to hike in the mountains too. When possible, I love to go scuba diving....under the sea is a marvelous place. Did I mention I do everything I can to spoil my grandchildren? I also try to teach them values and life every chance I get. It is fun to be a part of the community and to serve on the school board. I figure if I serve and give of my time....others will do likewise.....and the community benefits.

Why I am a Mormon

I am so grateful to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....also known as a Mormon. As a young man between the age of 16 and 19 I was living in the world. Wandering and not really having a purpose in life. I began to read about the principles and teachings in the Church. It made sense. It intrigued me to look deeper. I decided to try the Book of Mormon. I read it, actually prayed (Not a common occurrence in my life). So, after several years of this.....my heart joined my head. I had confirmation that this is indeed the Church of Jesus Christ on the earth right now. It is my belief that there was indeed a loss of authority after the crucifixtion of Christ. It was lost when the last apostle died. A restoration of that authority was needed....it happened. Upstate New York in 1820. Joseph Smith. Again...it made sense. My head told me and my heart told me. I am a Mormon because I love the life it gives me. Obedience has brought blessings to me and to my family. I hope you will consider looking into it as I did.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in my heart and in my head and on a daily basis. I have watched that faith instill hope and confidence in people I associate with. I have applied the principles of my faith as I have taught youth for the past 17 years on a voluntary basis each summer for a week. I also have walked the walk by giving my time as I served as a Bishop of a congregation. In fact, I just finished serving as what is called a Stake President....this is the person that ministers and administers the workings of 10 to 15 congregations. For the past 10 years I have been privileged to help others and be strengthened by it. I love life!