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Hi I'm Brian

I grew up in Colorado. I have worked in the Hospitality industry for 18 years. I love to play Texas Hold'em. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have the honor of being the husband of an incredible wife and two awesome boys. I am relieved to have just finished MBA from Colorado State University. I am excited to be able to spend more time with my wife and wrestle with my boys now that I am done with school. As many other individuals, I am searching for my dream job now that I have my MBA. In my free time I have found I enjoy reading books other than a text book. I love to go to concerts and the theatre with my wife. I enjoy playing Texas Hold'em and fantasy football with friends. My boys and I are avid sports fans and can not miss watching the Broncos and Nuggets live or on TV.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ. I converted when I was 17 years old and I am the only member in my family. When I converted I had been searching for a church that made me feel welcome. What I liked most at the time was the belief in an eternal family. I lost my mother when I was only eight years old. The thought of being a family again and having the opportunity to be with my mother felt incredible. My father was very supportive of me joining the church. The only thing he asked me was, "Do they believe in Jesus Christ?" I gladly told him yes, that is why it is called the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I had also found out that a friend that I went to school with also went to church with me; she was also a convert and the only member in her family. Not only was she my friend then, but she eventually became my wife. Affter we went to college and lost that support system of our home ward it was easy for us to fall away from the church for a while. The day I found out my wife was pregnant was the day I realized that I was not only responsible for my own salvation, but I was now responsible for the salvation of my son and family. That was when we made the decision to return to the church. My wife and I have the responsibilty to raise our boys as strong men that are willing to choose the right. To stand up for their beliefs in a world that has so many temptations. I know this church is true. I know that Jesus suffered and died for my sins. I know that through living a life of service to others and following the gospel I can live an eternal life with my family. I know that we have a living prophet on this earth today that he leads our church so that we can be prepared to meet our father in heaven.

How I live my faith

Most important to me when living my faith is being a good example for my children. Our kids will live the life that they see and I am aware of the influence I have on them. I hope that I can instill a strong faith in the Gospel, their Father in Heaven and in their Savior. I am the Elder's Qurom President in my ward. I serve my quorom by teaching gospel principles and Melchizedek duties and responsibilities. I encourage them to serve with joy and humilty as both husbands and fathers. I help and teach them how to perform preisthood ordiances and I admister and organize home teaching assignments. Home Teaching is one the greatest blessings in our church. Home teachers are assigned to serve families and build a loving relationship with them. They visit the families they serve once a month to share a spiritual message and make see if the family needs and support from the church or its members. I organize service projects and activites for the quorum. I hope to create an environment that builds friendships. A place that we can learn how to become better fathers and husbands from each other. A quorum of brothers that we can lean on when we need their help the most. A place where we can learn from each others mistakes. A place where we can have fun in serving each other, our community and our Heavenly Father.

Are Mormons Christians?

Brian
Yes, we are the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He is our Savior and our Redeemer. Jesus Christ is the center of our faith and head of our church. He is our brother whose atoning sacrifice has given us to opportunity to have eternal life with our families. Many people do not think we are Christians because we do not have a cross in our chapels or because our members do not wear crosses. We are eternally grateful for the sacrifices Jesus made for us. We choose to celebrate the resurected Savior who continues to teach us to be merciful and to offer forgiveness. Show more Show less