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Hi I'm Brett

I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am currently a medical student pursuing my dream of becoming a physician. When I am not studying, hanging out with my wife occupies the majority of my time. I have a salt water fish tank that I enjoy to maintain and watch in my spare time. When I have the occasional chance to get by an ocean, I typically can be found under the water scuba diving.

Why I am a Mormon

As a teenager, I found myself in a flood of questions and concerns about life. Particularly, I was concerned about my happiness. During this time I had heard others speak about their found happiness through a study and application of the scriptures. I began reading the Book of Mormon everyday and upon finishing I found exactly what I was searching for - happiness. I had come closer to my Savior, Jesus Christ. I began to understand my relationship to Him and to my Father in Heaven. Through the scriptures He communicated his love for me and gave me more purpose to life. I know that our Heavenly Father cares for each of us individually. His purpose is to stand by us and help us reach an incredible potential as His children. He does this through His son Jesus Christ, our Savior. I know that Christ lives and that He has made it possible for us to rid ourselves of imperfections and be happy for all eternity. I am a Mormon because this is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It is Christ's church. Living the principles taught in this church bring me closer to Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in my home. Christ has created a perfect organization for us to learn and grow. It is the family and this church is centered around the family. I live my faith by kneeling in prayer with my family, by reading and studying gospel principles with my family, and by having meaningful experiences with my family. We set aside one night a week to put school and work aside to focus on our family needs and expound on things we have learned in church. We come closer to Christ in our home.

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Brett
During Jesus Christ's life, as recorded in the Bible, He taught us the need to be baptized to enter into His kingdom. Baptism is simple and powerful. When we are baptized we make a promise with God that we will follow His commandments and remember His son, Jesus Christ. In return, God promises us that we will gain an incredible gift called the Holy Ghost. The Holy Ghost is given to us shortly after baptism. Its purpose is to guide us back to God so that we may live with Him for all eternity. As we keep our promise, the Holy Ghost will be with us to protect and direct us back to Heaven. Show more Show less