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Hi I'm Bradley Robinson

I love sports and the outdoors. I'm a songwriter, a dental student, and I love to travel. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I believe life was meant to be fun and have always tried to do things that make me happy. One thing that has always made me happy is playing sports. Growing up I played almost every sport, and in high school I played golf, tennis, and baseball. Even now as a dental student I continue to compete on intramural teams. During my childhood I also participated in many extracurricular activities such as piano, guitar, choir, karate, scouting, student council, etc. With my mom’s encouragement I obtained both my black belt and my eagle scout. Having spoken Spanish for 7 years I was surprised to learn I would be serving my LDS mission in Thailand. I was even more surprised when I was asked by my mission president to serve in a public relations role by playing the guitar in a missionary band throughout the country. Ever since, I have enjoyed writing/singing songs on the guitar. I also learned on my mission that I love to experience cultures and have since traveled through Asia on a humanitarian service trip, and have also backpacked through Europe. In college I studied recreation management and youth leadership, volunteered on the campus ambulance crew as an EMT, and volunteered for a non-profit company where I helped develop an adventure leadership program for underprivileged youth in Hawaii. Currently I am a dental student, and I am getting married in the temple soon. I believe in Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a Mormon makes sense to me. The doctrine is logical, and the teachings help me to be the best person I believe I am capable of being. The commandments I strive to follow are naturally respectable and easy to understand. But most of all, I am a Mormon because I believe this is the church of Jesus Christ. I have studied and prayed to know if the Book of Mormon is true, and have felt like God has answered my prayers that IT IS over and over throughout my life.

How I live my faith

Living as a Mormon is actually easier than many think. While some people look at our religion and get caught up in the things we can't do, I live my faith by participating in the things I can do! I attend church meetings, I pray daily, I read scriptures, I compete in sports programs at the church, I participate in weekly activities with other friends at the church, and I serve as a ward mission leader. That means I help the missionaries in my area to find and teach those who are interested in learning more about the Mormons. Living as a Mormon doesn't mean only participating in church stuff though! I participate in community service projects, I attend social events, I go to concerts and movies, and do just about everything else normal college aged kids do. I choose to follow the commandments of God.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Bradley Robinson
I have been asked this many times by my friends, and they're always surprised to hear that Mormons do not worship Joseph Smith.  I respect Joseph Smith with all my heart and am grateful for what he did in his life. Through him the Lord restored the Gospel of Jesus Christ including many of the truths that had been lost. Anyone who took the time to study his life and understand what he went through so that I can enjoy the full blessings of the gospel of Christ would understand why I honor him. But I do not worship him. This is the Church of Jesus Christ, not the Church of Joseph Smith. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Bradley Robinson
We believe that the church of Jesus Christ, along with the priesthood authority to act in His name, was restored through the prophet, Joseph Smith. Therefore new members are baptized by someone who holds that priesthood and has received authority from God to perform the baptism. This is in accordance to Christ's example and God's commandment to be baptized. Show more Show less