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Hi I'm Brandon

I'm a pilot, I'm a student, I'm an athlete and I'm a mormon.

About Me

I love to play soccer and love aviation, especially flying. I am a college student, studying Mechanical Engineering. I hope to work in Aerospace someday. I have a wonderful family, 5 brothers, 2 older, and 3 younger, and 2 wonderful parents. I live in the Chicago suburbs and love riding the train into downtown.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born into an active family of this church I chose for myself to become a member because I knew it was true. As all members I have recieved that witness from the Holy Ghost of the Truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and of the Restoration. I could not deny it, and never will want to. I am too happy living the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 

How I live my faith

I attempt to live my faith by being a disciple of Jesus Christ. Having been baptized a member of his church, I choose to follow him in act and thought. Hopefully I would do what he would do in whatever situation that confronts me. I study his word found in the scriptures. I pray to my Father in Heaven for guidance. Then I trust in him that everything will be good. I live his commandments, and help others just as he would.

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Brandon
The authority to Baptize should not be taken lightly. Jesus himself walked for days to be baptized by someone holding the priesthood authority of God. As members of the Church we talk about authority a lot. It is everything, or we can do nothing without it. God gives his authority to the prophet, as he always has. The prophet in store takes that authority that he has and authorizes others to perform the ordinances of God on the earth. This process continues as people are found worthy for this authority, and as their is more need for it to be exercised. Then as they truly possess the authority of God they can baptize in the name of his son. They can baptize with power, and truly bring people to Christ by baptizing the manner that Christ was baptized. Baptism without this authority is still an amazing act of faith, and still is good that people have that desire. But, people cannot truly be cleansed of their sins until they have recieved this baptism from someone that God has called to do it.   Show more Show less