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Hi I'm Brent

I'm an engineer. I like dirt bikes and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married for 27 years to the love of my life. She and I enjoy hiking and going places and just being together with our family. I enjoy riding dirt bikes with my boys. That means I also do a lot of dirt bike maintenance. My daughter and I cook breakfast together on Saturday mornings. Sometimes we forget the cooking and just go out for breakfast while everyone else sleeps in. My engineering work has taken me to nearly every country in Europe as well as Australia and Canada. 

Why I am a Mormon

Living the Mormon life brings me joy that worldly pursuits don't. The truths of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ give meaning and purpose to my life. They lead me to care for others rather than to just seek after my own wants and needs. My marriage is stronger and my family is happier living the principles taught to us in the Mormon Church.

How I live my faith

I have stopped trying to control my life and instead have turned it over to the Lord. I follow Him and trust that he will make more of me than I can. I have found His is the better way. Although my life has turned out very different than I imagined, I can see that He has done a much better job than I ever could have. The things I thought were so important have turned out to be insignificant compared with the things He has accomplished with me. Following the Savior is by far the more abudant life. 

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

I currently serve as a member of the Mormon clergy. I feel so confident serving others and knowing I do it because I care for them. If I were paid it would cause me to question my motives. I also feel that earning a living as others do I can be more understanding and empathetic of lifes demands in my ministry. I have seen that my service in the church makes me a better husband and father and blesses us as a family.  Show more Show less