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Hi I'm Brian

I'm a husband, a father, a computer geek and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm good with computers. I love to read. I enjoy playing games of all sorts. I don't travel much, but I'd sure love to. I served a mission in England. I graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Computer Graphics. I have 3 kids and a wonderful wife.

Why I am a Mormon

Despite growing up in the church, everyone has to find out for themselves if they know it is true. I humbled myself, studied the Book of Mormon and prayed. I've felt the spirit of the Lord confirm its truth and the truth of many other priciples of the gospel. I know God answers prayers, He's answered mine.

How I live my faith

I've worked much in the administration of our ward, keeping things organized (one of my strengths). Currently I'm working in the Men's organization (Elders Quorum), working to help encourage and strengthen the men and their families, helping them to come closer to Christ and strengthen their convictions. It's not without it's challenges, but it is rewarding and I'm privileged to serve in the Lord's chuch. I try to live my beliefs and follow Christ in my daily actions.

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

Brian
The simple answer is YES. You are most certainly welcome to worship with us any and every Sunday. I have found that there is often confusion on this question by those not of our faith. Probably they have heard that our temples do not admit persons not of our faith. However, our local church buildings are very receptive to visitors. To find a time and location near you, ask one of your Mormon neighbors, or use the 'Visit Us' link on Mormon.org. What can you expect? We're unlike many services in that we don't have a preacher or pastor that delivers a sermon every Sunday. Members of the congregation will have been requested to prepare short talks (~10 min each) on specific gospel subjets. We'll usually hear from two to three people each week speaking on the topic that have been requested to speak about. Most of our lessons in our following classes (Sunday School and the men's (Priesthood) and women's (Relief Society) classes) are also taught by members of the congregation specifically requested to do so. The blessing of this is that everyone gets a chance to grow through teaching, and that we as students get the benefit of hearing different perspectives on how to implement the Gospel of Jesus Christ into our lives. Show more Show less