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Hi I'm Brad Anderson

I have 12 siblings. I'm excited about the opportunity to be with my family forever. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy motorcycles, basketball, and playing at the park with my kids. What it is like being a father of 4 children is not something that can be described, but only experienced. In striving to help them reach their full potential, I constantly seek guidance from a loving Father in Heaven. Knowing that all of us are His children gives me peace and strength to continue striving for the best, even on those days when it seems like things aren't so great. I work with computers, and am amazed at how the advances in technology are always getting better, faster, and bigger. However, with all the information that technology allows us to gain access to, the greatest knowledge I have is of my Savior, Jesus Christ. Knowing what he has done for me personally helps me keep a proper perspective about my life, and reminds me that the most important things in life are the relationships I have with my family. From my parents and siblings, to my wonderful wife and children. Does that mean that every day is easy? No. But Christ is the example I can look to when making even the hardest decisions in my own life.

Why I am a Mormon

Family. Everyone is an important part of God's family. And each of us at one time or another feels a deep desire to "belong." Even more than that sense of belonging, we want those relationships that are most important to us to last forever, not just until we die. I don't know if it's because I am the middle child, with 6 older, and 6 younger siblings, but as I have gotten older, I have felt a stonger and stronger desire to make it a priority to continue developing the relationships I have with each of my siblings. I know that we can live with our Heavenly Father, as families, forver. It may be difficult at times to keep in touch with not only 12 siblings, but their spouses, and the 50 grandchildren (so far). And that's just on my side, my wife is one of 9 children. But as our lives will continue on after we die, none of the other "stuff" we collect throughout our lives goes with us. Just the knowledge we have aquired, and the relationships we have made. With that in mind, all the other things can help make life even more enjoyable, but the greatest rewards I have come from simply spending time with those I love. Whether it be a fun little game of football with my brothers and nephews on the beach, a game of Yahtzee with my kids, or time alone at dinner with my wife. Those are the memories I will cherish for eternity, long after the days of fixing computers are gone. Family. I know that Jesus Christ is not only my Savior, but my older brother. I know that He fulfilled His promise to each of us as he atoned for our sins, and chose to die, so that like Him, we might live forever. I know that I am a child of a Father in Heaven who knows me, and loves me. I know that I can return to live with Him, with my family, forever. I know that this is possible because The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is The Lord's church, restored to the earth with the only true priesthood authority.

How I live my faith

Each day I strive to look to the example of Christ to determine how to live my life. I enjoy the opportunities I have to serve, whether at church or throughout the community. I have been blessed to serve in a variety of areas, with adults, teenage youth, and little children as well. I enjoy teaching, and learning from other husbands and fathers about things that they have discovered to make those roles more effective and fulfilling as they have served their families. Recently I was in charge, with my wife, of organizing a trip with our youth group to Wyoming, where we were able to experience with them some of what our pioneer ancetors experinced as they made their way across the United States seeking for a better life for their families. I feel that I gained even more from having to organize it than if I had just been a participant. And I know that each of us who participated gained a greater understanding of the strength and courage we can obtain from the foundation our ancestors have built for us.