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Hi I'm Brian

I can't leap buildings in a single bound, but I live gospel standards. That makes me a superhero to my children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I work in corporate finance during the day and strive to be the World's Best Dad at night. Few things in life bring more joy than a giant welcome home hug from one of my daughters. With a job that keeps life hectic I thoroughly enjoy spending any time I can get with my wonderful wife and 4 beautiful daughters. I love to travel, play sports and enjoy a nice Sunday nap, when my wife allows.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was about 10 years old I distinctly recall reading the scriptures for the first time. I started in the beginning of the Old Testament in Genesis. I recall as I read about the creation, the challenges that Adam and Eve faced and about the other early prophets that I felt a distinct warmness in my heart that surprised me. I felt that if God could create worlds without end God knew who I was and that he loved me. In my teen years I recall going to church with friends seeking what they believed. In my first year of college at Ohio State University I read the Book of Mormon for the first time. The same exact feelings I had felt when reading the Old Testament many years earlier were experienced when reading the Book of Mormon. I knew that it was also the word of God. In the end of the book the last prophet, Moroni, gives a promise to all those that read this book that as one reads, ponders and prays of the truthfulness of this book God would respond through prayer. I sought a response and I felt that God did respond with similar feelings that I had experienced before. I felt his love and confirmation that what I read was in fact true. It has changed my life forever. One small aspect as to why I love to be Mormon is that I have been able to marry in the temple which will allow me to be with my family forever as long as I do my part and remain faithful to the Lord's teachings. This has been the source of so much happiness in life.

How I live my faith

As members of the LDS faith we continually render service to each other as we don't have paid clergy or staff. Each member shares the joy in serving one another. I recently had the wonderful opportunity to teach the boys ages 16 to 18 for a couple of years. What an amazing opportunity that was to be with them and see the great examples that they are setting to friends and others in the community.