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Hi I'm Nathan Bryant

I am a small business owner with an active family. I like watching Star Wars with my kids and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised all over the USA as my parents moved every three years with my father's work. I love the variety of people I call friends from the East, West, South and Midwest. While I am not a very social person, I love to watch and learn from those around me. I married my "better half" because she truly completes me. Her strengths are my weaknesses. Now we are putting our experience to the test by trying to raise 4 kids to be good citizens, thoughtful neighbors, loving people and righteous children of God.

Why I am a Mormon

Because as a teen, I pondered the simple answers to life's questions and found them. That started my interest. Next I asked the Lord if I was on the right path and felt like I was. That started my faith. I put my faith to the test by actively serving others and sharing the gospel. That strengthened my testimony. With that testimony I have tried to live my life according to the precepts the Lord and his Prophets have revealed in the past and today. That has filled my soul with joy. While I know that many of the same truths are shared amongst my "brothers and sisters" of other faiths, I have found only one place that the Lord has restored His priesthood power necessary to help me and my family get back to our heavenly home, that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I have found that serving in my faith is the best way to fight off my natural tendency to be selfish. While I love spending time with my family and time alone, I have found that I am can find more profound happiness when I balance time with my family along with willingly serving within my faith. I have been given an opportunity to provide service to my friends and neighbors as a member of our local clergy (bishopric) I have been surprised how I am able to balance time commitments to family, business, church and self. I often feel like the Lord is temporarily blessing me with an extra hand to juggle with.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Nathan Bryant
Like I said before, I grew up all over the US and have friends and former neighbors of many different faiths. While most of their faiths didn't doctrinally support the idea of eternal families and marriages they all held a similar belief in an afterlife and somehow reuniting with loved ones. After all, we all seem to accept the idea of familiar people greeting us on the "other side". So naturally going from the vague idea of a family welcoming party to the idea that we are truly able to bond ourselves together by covenant is not a strange leap. In fact it is a natural transition and one that I hold dear. The love I have for my wife and family has no boundaries. The ability to be sealed to them by the Priesthood allows me to reach that joyful goal through my efforts to keep my covenants with the Lord so that he can bless me with them eternally. This core belief is why we (Mormons) outspokenly value the family unit so much, and why we abhor the sliding morals of the world that would undermine the true nature of the family and its role in God's plan for ALL of His children (Mormon or not). Show more Show less