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Hi I'm Brad

I grew up in AZ, where I still live today. I have 4 children and a wonderful wife. I'm a computer consultant, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm an outgoing, 30-something father of 4 that loves my family, plays and works with computers, grew up in a large family and was involved in the Boy Scout program. I play tennis, used to play football, and recently took up basketball. I'm an avid reader of Fantasy/Sci-fi novels as well as biographies and books on history. My wife and I enjoy trying new restaurants, but always find ourselves back at our favorite local Sushi joint before catching a movie. I try to be active in the community (HOA, church, and neighborhood programs) and would love to do my part to turn America back to what it was when everyone knew their neighbors and took personal responsibility for their actions and way of life (but that just might be me glorifying the past I never lived in).

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in an LDS home, both of my parents were from families that were raised in the Church. I loved that my religion didn't expect blind faith, but active faith in that we were encouraged to try out all the principles we were being taught to see if they were true. We were expected to learn as much as we could about everything: religion, science, history, everything. The more I grew and learned, the more it strengthened my testimony. As I got older I began to understand the importance of family, sacrifice, and love. It really has helped me enjoy life and helped me understand why I'm here and what this life is all about. Ultimately it helped me understand who Jesus Christ is and what he did for me. I want to follow His example and return to live with my Father in heaven someday, and He is helping me know how.

How I live my faith

When I was young there was a phrase from a song we used to sing that I really took to heart, that is: "When we're helping we're happy". I've honestly found that when you serve other people, you feel better. I've always tried my best to volunteer for service opportunities whenever I can. Over the years I've also filled several "callings" in the Church. I've been involved in the Cub Scout program, used my computer skills as a clerk, participated in choirs, and I am currently working with the full-time missionaries.