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Hi I'm Brett

I married my high school best friend, and now we are happy parents of five! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a happy husband and dad to five wonderful, rambunctious and loving children. My wife continues to be my best friend. I am a proud accountant that counts more than beans, and I love to golf, run, play basketball, and convince my family that boating is a groovy thing. I grew up in a rural location and love to see nature. Two of our children were born with congenital heart defects - but have been blessed by great surgeons and cardiologists in enabling them to live normal lives. We love to travel as a family. We have two golden retrievers and a crazy cat that thinks she is just one of the dogs. I teach at a local university on occasion and love to tell others of real life experiences in my career. I work for an international company and I get to travel quite often to interesting places around the world. I find it amazing and comforting to find people of all backgrounds share the same dreams and aspirations for their families and friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for countless reasons - but most of all because I repeatedly feel the love of my Father in Heaven. He quietly confirms to me peronally that this is his restored gospel. My family means the world to me and I know that our relationships here are meant to continue throughout eternity. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints teaches you that and provides the way through its temples to be sealed together forever. I also have come to know that we are blessed to be led in difficult times with a prophet here on the earth. I love the Book of Mormon and find it to be a wonderful companion of scripture to the Holy Bible. I know that the Church is true and I love to share my beliefs with others.

How I live my faith

I love to serve in our local congregation with the up and coming youth. I find them to be definitely stronger and more determined than I ever was. I find great hope in their strength. I often get the chance to help others find ways to get through trials and resolve concerns. I have found that with a little work and faith most anything can be overcome with the Savior's help. I have found that to be in true in our own lives. It has been a wonderful blessing for me and my family to be able to serve others in our community and our congregation. I also enjoy serving in various community help organizations and love to see a smile while helping others. However, the greatest way I can live my faith is by my example at home and be a good father!

What is the priesthood?

The priesthood is the ability to serve others as God would if He were here. It is the same priesthood authority that prophets of old held. It is on the earth to lead people to eternal truths, perform sacred ordinances, and most of all serve others everywhere. It has been a wonderful gift to our family as we have seen great miracles come about because of the blessings of the priesthood. Show more Show less