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Hi I'm Brent

I am an accountant, a professional traveler, an amateur photographer, and I’m a Mormon.

About Me

My ancestors joined the Mormon Church in Denmark, Scotland, and England many years ago. I am the product of their faith and determination. My life has been blessed beyond measure due to my membership in the Mormon Church.

Why I am a Mormon

Rene Descartes, the French philosopher, published his famous statement in 1637 "Je pense donc je suis," or "I think, therefore I am.” This is a very powerful statement for me. I am able to relate it to my life as “I am Mormon, therefore I am.” Being Mormon has always been a part of who I am, and I cannot imagine not being Mormon. It is inherently part of my being. We all associate ourselves with certain unalienable traits as being male or female, Hispanic or Asian; and for me another one of those inalienable traits is being Mormon.

How I live my faith

For Mormons, faith is a part of our daily lives. We are not only Mormon on Sunday, but we are also Mormon on every other day of the week. My faith shapes the way I think, act and feel. More than anything, my faith has taught me the value of serving others. There is no greater joy than serving the Lord Jesus Christ, by serving his children. I currently have the opportunity to serve in a bulk food cannery. What a wonderful experience it is to be with others, working hard and serving one another. My father always taught me the importance of hard work, and for me that includes both my professional life and my spiritual life.

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

I have lived in six foreign countries and though the languages may be different, the cultures diverse, and the traditions distinctive, the gospel of Jesus Christ is the same throughout the world. Living abroad has allowed me to participate in worship services in locations such as a small hut in Honduras, to a high-rise building in Spain, to a beautiful chapel in Belgium. Where ever a Mormon congregation meets, the teachings are the same. We strive to live Christ-centered lives of service and charity. People of all backgrounds are seeking the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and many, like me, find this fullness in the Mormon Church. Show more Show less