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Hi I'm Brian Miller

I'm a husband, father, & a Mormon

About Me

I work as a field operator in the water utility business. I love sports, spending time with my wife and kids and serving others.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I have not always been an active member though. I was inactive throughout most of my youth, doing things I thought were fun and enjoyable, ignoring the possible consequences that could come with those actions. "I was happy", I thought to myself, "I wasn't hurting anything, or anyone". I was just cruising along livin life to the fullest, so I thought. That all changed my senior year in high school. One night while at home I recieved a phone call from a friend who told me that a close mutual friend of ours had taken his own life. He had consumed an extensive amount of alchohol and had ended his life with his shotgun in his truck. The next few weeks and months were very hard and yet very rewarding. I had taken the time to ponder and think of the path that I was on and where that path would lead me. I took comfort in music and singing in our scool Madrigal, and Concert Choirs. The majority of the members of these choirs were latter day saints or, as people nicknamed us (mormons). We sang in many different worship services during the month of December of differing faiths. I found comfort as I would listen to the story of the birth of Christ from the verying speakers throughout the weeks. These messages began to give me hope in the power of redemption. I began to hang out more with the friends in choir than my previous friends. I eventually started to attend church with a friend that I had become close to. I soon found myself attending weekly services as I was being taught of the miracle of forgiveness and the love of our Heavenly Father in sending his son Jesus Christ. I began to read the Book of Mormon and was moved by how the stories related to my life. I prayed to know of it's truthfulness and recieved a powerful witness in my heart that it was the word of God. I soon found myself following many of my friends to various parts of the world to teach these wonderful truths to others as a missionary. Now that I'm a father, I see the blessings of having the priviledge of raising my children in an environment where they are taught standards and values and the importance of following and keeping the commandments. I see the blessings and the benefits of teaching them how to pray, and the joy of reading the scriptures and to learn of the savior Jesus Christ. He is our Redeemer, our Savior, and our King. It is through his sacrifice and ressurection that we can live again with him and our Father in Heaven. We are his children and he wants us to return to him again. Listen with your heart and follow those promptings and you will find great joy and peace as you learn of him and strive to follow him.

How I live my faith

I am responsible for the temporal/spiritual welfare of the adult males and their families. I visit the homes of the members of about 5 families in my area a month and encourage them to live the commandments, have family prayer, family scripture study and, quality family time together. I help organize service projects in the area to those in need. I also help teach a sunday school when needed to substitute.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Brian Miller
Having served a mission I can tell you that as missionaries visit you in your home they will teach you of Jesus Christ and how he is the central figure in a plan that Heavenly Father has to help his children return home to him. They will teach you of how God has called prophets to teach this plan since Adam to Christ and how that pattern is again revealed through modern day prophets. The best part of what they will teach you is how you can know this plan for yourself and not take their word for it. They will teach you how you can "come unto Christ and be perfected in Him" Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Brian Miller
For me it is because it is because it is the only thing that we get to take with us. I don't see the benefit of working so hard trying to teach our children right and wrong, if we don't get to be with us in the eternities. Heaven would not be so heavenly if I didn't get to have those I love the most with me. Family is central to the Creator's plan for the eternal destiny of His children. It is the basic unit of society. Our nations will only be as strong as our families are. As members of the church we believe that families can be together FOREVER and not just till death do we part, or as long as you both shall live. We believe that couples can be married for time and all eternity. That is why family is so important to me. I want my family with me in the eternities. Show more Show less