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Hi I'm Brennon Jones

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married and father of a newborn son. I finished my Master's Degree in Medical Science in 2008. Since then I have been working in the medical field as a physician assistant. I love being outdoors and staying physically active. I enjoy working in our yard landscaping; which has turned into an ongoing hobby experimenting with plants and terrain. Occasionally I will train for a triathlon. I enjoy the variety of exercise (swim/bike/run).

Why I am a Mormon

Having chosen to become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has brought so much joy and peace into my life. The church helps me to find purpose and strength to face life's challenges and have hope for the future. I believe this church is guided by Jesus Christ through living prophets in our day. Through the prophets, both modern and ancient, I have found a greater understanding of God and his love for all people, including myself. I understand so much more clearly what God's plan is for me and feel so much more closer and connected to him. The church has helped me to realize that I can be with my family forever, not until death do we part. When my son Jacob was born several weeks ago, I was overcome by the intense love that I had for him. I know that this love I have for him and my wife will continue to grow and I can be with them forever in heaven. As I have prayed to Heavenly Father, I have received strong reassurance from his Holy Spirit that this church is led by revelation from Jesus Christ. He continues to bring me this reassurance and it is a daily source of great peace and happiness.

How I live my faith

Being a member of this church gives me many opportunities to serve. Because our congregation (ward) has no paid clergy, everyone must work together to strengthen one another with the word of God and acts of service. In my ward, I assist in teaching 4 & 5 year old children about Jesus Christ, His gospel, and His church. Because these children are so young they have a lot of energy, but they seem very close to God in so many ways. They love hear stories of Jesus and have such a strong desire to follow Jesus and become like Him. Each Sunday, I am eager to meet with them. They are excited to see me and like to hug and they invite me to their house to swim, jump on the trampoline, etc. I have grown to love each one of them. Another assignment in the ward has been to work with another member, Brother Banks, to watch over and teach 2 other families in the ward. At least monthly, Brother Banks and I go to their homes and share a message and, if needed, help with the needs of the family (moving furniture, treating sick children, bringing meals, etc). We have been doing this for well over a year. Before I started this assignment, I knew little about Brother Banks or the 2 families we would serve. Now they are very important to me and I have grown closer to them through acts of service. These cherished associations are just one of many examples of when service in the church has helped me to grow in love and charity and escape patterns of selfishness in my life. This service not only blesses others but lifts me up. I learn attributes of empathy and become less judgmental. My love for mankind and God grows stronger. All of these things brings me a great sense of fulfillment and ever-increasing happiness.