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Hi I'm Brad

I'm a dentist, I love the outdoors and my family, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 As a youth I lived in town but I enjoyed working on farms moving irrigation pipe or building grain bins. As a college student I would fit a hike or rock climb in between classes. The chance to be outdoors was always welcome. As a father, husband, owner of a dental practice, and active member of my church I look forward to opportunities to leave the city and be with God's beautiful creations. It is even better now that I have my own family with my wife, 7 boys and 1 girl, to share it with. 

Why I am a Mormon

 I was born to a family with rich Mormon pioneer heritage, but I questioned what was true at a young age. I have always had a need to understand the why of things. I had good leaders and parents that provided opportunities for me to have personal spiritual experiences and answers to my questions. One evening during a meeting I felt a particularly strong feeling that everything my parents had taught me was actually true. I wondered if I had manufactured the feeling myself, so I prayed sincerely that night. The answer came again and I had an assurance. Since then I have occasional questions, but if I have faith and patience for an answer it always comes eventually.

How I live my faith

 I have been called asked by God through a bishop to serve in various positions. I have been an employment specialist, a ward membership clerk and often a boy scout leader. In each position I learn a little more how to fully dedicate myself to performing my calling. My most important position is husband and father. It is also the most challenging. I have high expectations for myself and when I come up short it is frustrating. I am forever grateful for the message of Jesus Christ which allows me to renew my covenants and determination every week to change who I've been and do better. I feel like I am constantly improving myself and becoming a better son of God.

What is the Relief Society?

The Relief Society is an organization within the Church which is designed for women. It enables them to organize their efforts to give compassionate service to those in need, and to discuss the gospel of Jesus Christ as it uniquely applies to them.. My own mother was a Relief Society president within our ward or congregation. She provided a great example of unselfish service. Show more Show less