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Hi I'm Brad

I'm an IT Auditor. I enjoy creating iPhone apps and playing basketball and racquetball in my spare time. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town in Oregon and now live in Texas. I lived in the Dominican Republic for a couple years and learned to speak Spanish. I got my degree in Information Systems Management and currently work as an IT Auditor. I enjoy sports, games, technology and any combination of the three. Racquetball and Basketball are my sports of choice.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was raised Mormon by great parents, I had to make my own decision as a teenager about what was right for me. My heart was converted to Mormonism over a period of time as I read the Book of Mormon daily and became closer to my Savior, Jesus Christ. My life began to transform during my 9th grade year, a time when I really began to become who I am today. Through the inspired words of the Book of Mormon, I learned that God loves me and knows me. I learned that Jesus Christ came to earth to suffer for my sins that I might partake of salvation as I follow him. I learned how to pray and receive answers to my prayers. Since that time as a high school boy, I've had countless experiences that have reaffirmed to my heart that I am living the life that God wants for me. I am so grateful to be a member of His church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

How I live my faith

 Jessica and I have the great privilege at church of teaching the 7 and 8 year old children. Each Sunday we prepare a lesson about a different topic of the gospel and teach it to them- for example, last week we taught them about prophets. These children have been a great joy to teach! 

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Brad
 Before I knew the Book of Mormon was true, I had already gained for myself a testimony that the Bible was true. I remember as a teenager, reading many parts of the Old Testament and all of the New Testament. The teachings of Jesus Christ and his apostles and prophets affected me and helped me develop a relationship with God and my savior. We believe that the Bible is the word of God and that it's Holy Scripture. We believe that God has always called prophets to lead his Church and commanded them to write his words as scripture. The living prophet today continues to teach the word of God, which is written and distributed as modern-day scripture. Show more Show less