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Hi I'm Bryan

I'm from Las Vegas. I am serving a Mission in North Carolina. I love sports, music, and the great outdoors and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in the great city of Provo, Utah, but then migrated in my early years to Las Vegas, Nevada. I was born to great parents, my mother was born in the church and stays at home and hangs with the kids, while my pops is a convert to the church and works as a logistics manager for a large furniture company. I played baseball in my high school days. I have done 3 semesters of college where I am studying to go into the medical field. I love being with my friends and having a dandy time. I also have a wonderful family, and I'm the oldest of four children. I have two younger studly brothers and a fantastic younger sister. I am currently serving a mission for the LDS church in North Carolina and will be for the next two years and I'm having a blast serving the Lord. I love my family, my pals, and anything that just brings sunshine and happiness into my life.

Why I am a Mormon

Despite being born to parents who both faithfully practice this religion, there had to come a point in my life where I had to decide whether or not what I was being taught was true. Throughout high school, I was kind of a rascal and thought that I knew better and could pick and choose what I wanted to do and believe. As I grew older and found that my choices had consequences, I found my whole soul weighed down by feelings of guilt and shame, and I did not know where to turn for relief. I tried to forget about those feelings and push them away, but it only made it worse. Eventually, I humbled myself and realized that I needed to come unto Christ, and through repentance and the miracle of forgiveness, I found myself no longer burdened by the weight of sin. I know that Christ is the Savior, and that He died for me and you, and that by living the gospel of Jesus Christ and exercising faith unto repentance, we can be healed of our sins, and through continual repentance we can one day become sufficiently like the Savior, in order to return and live with our Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

Currently I am thousands of miles away from home, with limited contact with the people I love. Everyday I wake up and spend the whole day teaching people about Christ and how He can help them overcome the trials that life throws at all of us. I spend every second of the day thinking about others and how I can help assist them in coming closer to the Savior by helping them to use the great power of the Atonement in their lives. I love that I even have the chance to be here, serving my God and the people of North Carolina, simply by teaching them about the knowledge that I have been so blessed to receive.

Who chooses the Mormon prophet?

Ultimately Jesus Christ chooses who the next Prophet or President of the Church is. Apostles are chosen by revelation, the way that Jesus Christ intended it to be when He was on the earth and established his church. When the Prophet dies, the Senior Apostle (the one that has been a member of the apostleship the longest) becomes the next Prophet and is sustained by the apostles and members of the church afterwards. Show more Show less