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Hi I'm Brent

I grew up in Alaska. I love the outdoors and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My profession is healthcare administration. I am also an attorney but am not involved in the practice of law at this time. I am a husband and father of 8 children. My wife and I have been married for 26 years but we have known each other for nearly 40 years. I live in Colorado and enjoy the outdoors. Each year I try to tackle a few "14ers" with my boys. I am also a private pilot and learned to fly while growing up in Alaska. 

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know the LDS faith represents the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ as established when He was on the earth. By adhering to the laws and ordinances of this gospel I have the opportunity to return to the presence of my Father in Heaven and my Savior Jesus Christ and live eternally with my family. This knowledge gives me hope and great peace in the midst of the trials and challenges of life. I have been a Mormon my entire life, but I went through a conversion process similar to those who were not raised in the LDS church. I have read the Book of Mormon and asked God if it is true and have received an undeniable witness of its truthfulness. I have also received a witness through the Holy Ghost that Joseph Smith was called of God as was Noah, Abraham, Moses, and many of the other great prophets. Many of the plain and precious truths that had been lost to the world for centuries were restored through Joseph Smith. I am a better man, husband and father because of my faith in these truths. 

How I live my faith

In large measure I am who I am because of my faith. It isn't something I think about just on Sunday. I am motivated to try to live better each day and follow the example of my Savior Jesus Christ. I have much to learn and many weaknesses to overcome. But knowing that Christ paid the price for me gives me hope that I can do better. I enjoy serving in the church and helping others as they struggle with challenges and adversity. I also know that I have a great responsibility to teach my children the truths of the gospel. My desire is that each one of us may gain a witness of the truth of the gospel and abide by the principles and ordinances of the restored gospel so that we may be together as a family forever.

What do Mormons believe about family?

We believe that families are eternal. Everyone who is born on this earth, regardless of skin color or language, is a part of the family of God. We are his spirit children and were created in his image. When we make covenants in temples and then faithfully keep those covenants throughout our lives we will have the opportunity to remain as families through all eternity.  Show more Show less