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Hi I'm Brandon

I'm a Mormon, a newlywed, a college student and a lover of music and books.

About Me

Current'y I am a college student trying to decided whether to major in international business or just general business. I have been married a year and a half to a beautiful girl. We son Grayson was born on August 29th 2011. He was very premature so he only lived 2 days. We miss him so much. He is a beautiful influence in our lives. We are ever so grateful for Jesus Christ and the Atonement. Because of Him we will have our baby again one day. Because of the Lord we can be happy in this life in the midst of these hard trials. While going to school I've been working at a software company doing quality assurance work. It's a lot of fun and its helping me learn about business as well. I love just being with my family and doing things with them. One of my hobbies is paint ball. I haven't played for a while but it's still something I enjoy doing. I also enjoy making short films. Very low budget films(meaning no money at all lol). My friends and I used to make a lot of horror films. I don't know how scary they really were but it was a lot of fun. I love Mexico, especially the Yucatan peninsula area. I was a missionary there and so I learned Spanish and lived in the area for a couple years. I'm thinking of becoming a neonatologist. We'll see what I take interest in once I get to medical school.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family that were members of the church already. Even though I was born into the church and was baptized when I was eight, I still had to learn for myself that everything I had been taught was true. Before I left to server as a missionary in Mexico, I really started ponder and think about my beliefs and if I really was ready to be a missionary. I believe overtime I have gained a stronger and stronger knowledge of the truthfulness of the church. Through little experiences and feeling good after doing what I knew was God's will, I have come to know that this church really is the true church of Jesus Christ and of God the father. Through reading the Book of Mormon and praying, I have felt the spirit of God and know that the book is true. Joseph Smith was the first prophet of God in these modern days. I know he translated the Book of Mormon by the power of God. I know that through him we still have a prophet this current day. Thomas S. Monson is that prophet, just like the prophets of old. I know that Jesus Christ is our Savior and that He loves us more than we can imagine. He knows us more than we even know ourselves. I hope everyone can feel His love and come to know the truth.

How I live my faith

This year at church my wife and I are going to teach a class of nine year-olds. We're excited because we get to teach together but nervous at the same time because it's something new for us. We know the Lord will helps us do His will and help teach God's children. My wife and I live pretty basic lives. We both are currently working and I go to school two days a week. We try our best to live our faith during the week and not just on Sunday. Sometimes its easy to get distracted and focus on unimportant things, but that's why we're here on earth, to learn and to grow. My wife and I are new in our congregation. It's fun to meet a lot of new people. This year for our class we are teaching the New Testament. Every year the church focuses on one book of scripture. Last year was the Old Testament. We're excited to be able to help the kids learn about our Savior and his great sacrifice for us. We know that will be very fulfilling for us.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

The Mormon prophet today is Thomas S. Monson. I encourage anyone who wants to know if he truly is a prophet to pray and ask God. I know he is a prophet of God, just like God's ancient prophets. I've been reading about his life and have seen how he has been prepared to be the prophet at this time. He truly loves the Lord and wants to serve the Lord and the Lord's church, as well as anyone who is in need of help, love and encouragement. Show more Show less