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Hi I'm Britton

I'm a student, a business entrepreneur, a soon to be dad, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm currently studying Business Management and Computer Science, but really I am a student of life. I have, for the most part, worked for myself. I consider myself to be an entrepreneur. I am a self-taught computer programmer and software engineer. I married in 2009, and my wife currently has a bun in the over. I find joy in discovering new principles. I believe there is truth to be found every where. I love people and relationships, they are the most important thing to me. I love sharing the gospel to those that are earnest seekers of truth.

Why I am a Mormon

My membership in this church is rooted in a deep intellectual study of the scriptures and the coming forth of the Book of Mormon, combined with personal witnesses from the Spirit of the truthfulness of these things.

How I live my faith

I love learning from the scriptures. I love feeling the spirit testify of the precious truths that are in them. This is one of the many ways I live my faith outside of weekly church. Each week at church, I contribute by teaching a doctrine class to young men and women age 14 and 15.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Britton
The Lord said in the book of John, chapter 7: 16) Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. 17) If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself. If the Lord's true restored gospel is back on the Earth, if this church is really His church, then he will make it known unto whom ever asks in sincerity. This I know personally for myself. We believe that any man woman or child can know of the truthfulness of the things we teach, as he or she would come to know the that Bible is the word of God. We must do as James insists, that is, ask of God. James 1:5) If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. 6) But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. I testify that this is the Lord's true church, and any one with pure intent, may also come to know this truth. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Britton
This is a sad, but highly circulated rumor; however, it couldn't be further from the truth. What is a Christian? Our church has it's entire and sole focus on the atonement, life, and teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. Nearly everything said over the pulpit is done in his name. We pray in His name. We believe in Him, we worship Him. The name of our church is the Church of Jesus Christ. Everything we do and teach and preach is about the Lord Jesus. Joseph Smith said it best: "The fundamental principles of our religion are the testimony of the Apostles and Prophets, concerning Jesus Christ, that He died, was buried, and rose again the third day, and ascended into heaven; and all other things which pertain to our religion are only appendages to it" (TPJS, p. 121). Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Britton
Most assuredly, being a member of this church my entire life, I can say unequivocally, absolutely not. However, we do hold the man in high regard and great respect. To us, he is a prophet of the Lord. Many members of the church that study his life grow a deep gratitude for the many things he did. We learn of the unruly persecutions against him, his family, and the early members of the church. He endured extreme hardships that mimicked the persecutions of the early apostles. As I have personally studied his life, the man Joseph Smith feels more and more like a personal friend. He was a prepared, tried and tested man of the God through which God not only restored His church again, but revealed additional truths and even brought forth what all Christians have desired through the eons of time; a second witness to the Lord's Divinity, the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less