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Hi I'm Nancy Brown

I'm a city girl, a chance taker, a truth seeker, a music maker, a theater lover,... I'm easily distracted, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a theatre enthusiast! I majored in Theatre and Speech education in college, and I fell in love with doing tech. Whatever it is with a show, I love to be involved. In high school, I was all for being on stage, which is something that I still like to do, but the backstage work will always hold a piece of my heart.

Why I am a Mormon

Both of my parents are Mormon, and when I grew up I would attend church. However, when I was almost 13, I started questioning whether the church was really true. I mean I had just grown up with it; it had been so natural, but the more I thought about it, the odder it seemed. Suddenly, I really had no idea. The thought that a boy, little older than me had seen God and Jesus Christ seemed so fantastical. I shared my views with my mom and expressed to her my desire to stop attending church until I figured things out. She wasn't to excited about my decision, but she respected my choice, and encouraged me to read the Book of Mormon and pray to know if it is true, and while she wouldn't force me to go to church, she also encouraged me to go until I found an answer. In the few weeks that I did not attend church, I felt something missing, but as I read the Book of Mormon, I did feel that gap filled. It took a while for me to find my answer, but I distinctly remember one night, as I was praying, asking if it was true, I suddenly felt really excited and happy. I knew that I had found my answer. Since then, I have continued to increase my knowledge about the church, and knowing that the Book of Mormon is true, was an essential part to knowing that Jesus Christ is my savior, that Jesus Christ is the son of God, and that Joseph Smith was called by God to be his prophet, and by his power, translate the Book of Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through service. Currently I am on an 18 month service mission in Chicago Illinois where I spend every day sharing the gospel with anyone with a desire to know more. I also look for opportunities to serve all who I come in contact with. Christ gave us a perfect example, and his was one of service. As missionaries, we also visit people who are struggling in their testimony, and seek to build them up, help them deepen their understanding, and grow in their knowledge of our Savior. Of all the things we do, I believe helping others to strengthen their faith in Jesus Christ and his atonement, repent, make promises with God through baptism, and receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. These are the most important and rewarding things I do as evidence of my faith.