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Hi I'm Brian

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband and a father. My favorite things to do are play with my kids and go on walks with my wife. I am a school teacher and a soccer coach. I absolutely love ice cream and sports.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been raised a mormon and I have always been taught about the Book of Mormon and the prophet Joseph Smith. When I was in high school I went to a meeting where the speaker encouraged us to go home and kneel in prayer asking Our Heavenly Father if he loved us. That night I took that challenge and I knelt down in the middle of my room and I prayed out loud and I asked Heavenly Father if he loved me and before I could even ask I knew that he loved me. I felt as if the Holy Ghost had wrapped his arms around me and I felt incredible joy. I knew that I was a child of God and that he loved me. I then thought to ask other questions that had been on my mind such as to know the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and if Joseph Smith saw God the Father and Jesus Christ. Asking these questions only brought a greater warmth and feeling of love from the Holy Ghost. I knew that all my life I had been taught the truth and that Jesus Christ had restored his church. Today I find great joy in listening to the living prophets. Their teachings always inspire me to want to be better and to try and be more like our Saviour Jesus Christ. From that first experience I have had countless others that have helped me know that what I believe is right and true. Now today I love that this gospel helps me to be a good dad and a better husband. These teachings that bring me so much joy I can now share with my children. I am a mormon because it brings safety and happiness to my family.

How I live my faith

Every day I try and stand a little taller and be a little better. I love to read from the scriptures and to study the words of the living prophets every day. These give me strength overcome temptations that come into my life. I also spend all the time I can with my children and wife. I try and show them that I love them by spending time with them. I try and also teach them to follow Jesus Christ by reading the scriptures with them often. My 3 year old has loved to read the new testament and the stories from Christ's life. In my community I have had a great opportunity to be a leader and serve a lot of others by visiting those that are going through hard times. I have had the opportunity to work with the youth by teaching them on Sundays and by meeting with them once a week to do other enriching activities like scouts and sports. I give as much of my time as I can to serving my neighbors and helping them find joy in the gospel of Jesus Christ.