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Hi I'm Breck.

The gospel has given me a "hope for a better world." I love life. I love the Lord. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm from a smaller town in Idaho. I am the oldest of seven children and we are super close together in age - me and the youngest are only 8 years apart! My family means everything to me. I guess you could say my hobby is finding new hobbies. I have my hands in too many things to stay on top of. I love watching and playing all sports, but my favorite is basketball. I love photography and anything that requires me to be creative. I love being outdoors-snowboarding, longboarding, camping, etc always help me to get away from it all and focus on whats important. Every once and a while I pick up my guitar and use what musical talent God has given me, but I usually leave the music part of my life to the professionals- I am content to just sit back, listen and enjoy! Right now I am serving as a full time missionary for the Church in North Carolina! It has been the best experience of my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I have come to know for myself, without a doubt, that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was restored to the earth through a prophet of God, and that it's the Lord's organization! I have read the Book of Mormon, which is the evidence of this Restoration, and I have asked our Father in Heaven to manifest to me whether or not it is His word. He answered me, and it is true! It has changed my life to have His gospel in full. There have been too many good things that have come from my experiences with the Book of Mormon for me to ever deny it's divinity. I know it is true.

How I live my faith

Thats exactly right. I live it. Faith isn't reserved for church meetings on Sunday. Faith is about action. It's about taking those few steps into the darkness, knowing the light will move with you and show you the way. Everything I do, every thought, word and action, is based upon the faith I have in my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He gives me hope and uplifts and inspires me to be a better person every day of the week.

What do Mormons believe about "eternal life?"

Breck.
Like many other Christian denominations, we believe that after we die, our spirits are separated into a two-part division Spirit Paradise or Heaven and Spirit Prison or Hell. However, we differ from other denominations in that we believe this two part division to be temporary, awaiting the Resurrection and Judgement. Because Jesus Christ triumphed over the grave, our spirits and bodies will be reunited and we will stand before the Judgment Bar of God and He will judge us according to our works and the desires in our hearts. From judgement, we will be divided into three separate Kingdoms of Glory The Celestial Kingdom, reserved for the faithful saints who did all things in accordance with the gospel, The Terrestrial Kingdom, reserved for those who were good people here on earth, but did not accept the fullness of the true and everlasting gospel, and The Telestial Kingdom, reserved for the wicked. Although we all will enjoy the free gift of immortality through the Resurrection, we consider 'eternal life' to be exclusive to the Celestial Kingdom, where the righteous will dwell with Christ in eternal bliss forever. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Breck.
 Yes, yes, YES. The official name of our church is The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints. We believe in God the Eternal Father, in His Son Jesus Christ and in the Holy Ghost. Show more Show less

Why do you have 12 Apostles? They were just meant to be around for the time of Jesus Christ, not to be replaced with new apostles.

Breck.
 The Bible tells us that Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. When Christ established His Church in His day, He called prophets and apostles and gave them the authority to administer the ordinances of the gospel in his behalf. So in our day, why would Christ's Church be any different? He has once again called prophets and apostles and gave them His authority to administer the ordinances of the gospel, such as baptism and the sacrament. Show more Show less